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Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor, F-35 Program

Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

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Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor, F-35 Program

Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

Job ID: 560958BR Date posted: Jul. 19, 2021 Locations: Luke Air Force Base, Arizona Description:Our products play an important role in the national security of the United States and more than 70 other countries, ensuring peace and stability around the world. Highly trained and specialized personnel and facilities are key to the company's unrivaled success in the aeronautics industry. Our workforce of more than 25,000 has pre-eminent expertise in advanced aircraft design and production, modification and support, stealth technology and systems integration.

Join the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Field Sustainment team as an Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor for our F-35 Program at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona! This role provides the direct management of aircraft production and sets maintenance priorities.
Other responsibilities include:
• Integrates with the host squadron’s leadership, advises host squadron of schedule requirement and production issues as they pertain to the F-35 aircraft.
• Supervises daily maintenance and flying operations. Attend daily maintenance and flight operations meetings as required.
• Reviews completed work orders and accomplishes Aircraft Safety of Flight Releases.
• Ensure workforce follows appropriate technical instructions, Air Force Instruction 21-101, and local operating instructions. Advises management of status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials, and services are provided as needed.
• Must be able to perform short notice travel for business, Temporary Duty (TDY), and extended TDY to support Aeronautics Field Sustainment (AFS) program, mission or customer requirements. A valid passport is desired.
• Candidates must be capable of working first (1st), second (2nd), or third (3rd) shift(s) dependent on mission requirements or customer needs.
• Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a flight line driving competency card.
• Must possess an active Secret Security Clearance. Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.
• Physical Requirements: Regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds and perform repetitive movements, work overhead, use hands to grasp, handle, and/or feel, reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist.

What’s In It For You
Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:
• Medical
• Dental
• 401k
• Paid time off
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition
• Tuition Assistance

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here.
Basic Qualifications:
The following Basic Qualifications are skills that a candidate must possess to be considered for this position:

• 6 years minimum fighter aircraft maintenance experience with thorough understanding of Fighter Aircraft Systems and flight line operations.

• Overall fighter experience must include at least 1 year F-35 aircraft maintenance experience (experience must be within the last 4 years)

• Leadership experience in an aircraft maintenance environment.

• Experience with such programs as Aircraft Scheduling/Records Management, Job/Maintenance Control, Configuration Control, Maintenance Information System, Tool and FOD, Training, Safety, Security, Hazardous Waste Management or Supply Chain Management.
Desired Skills:
The following Desired Skills are not required but are those skills that would set a candidate apart from the others:

• 4 years leadership experience in an aircraft maintenance environment
• F-35 or Fifth generation aircraft maintenance experience
• Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) or Integrated Maintenance Information System (IMIS) experience
• Understanding of USAF Maintenance Practices
• Strong verbal and written communications skills for coordinating with Field Service Representatives, and Maintenance Managers on schedules, aircraft status and issues as they occur.
• Effective communication skills for coordination at all levels throughout the USAF Wing structure to include Operations, Maintenance, and Logistics Support Managers
• Ability to lead diverse workforce
• Proficient in the use Microsoft Office products
• Ability to develop and present formal briefings and presentations.
- Ability to develop necessary maintenance plans and procedures.
• Knowledge and understanding of USAF AFI 21-101
• Ability to develop work schedules and assign tasks.
• Experience providing On-the-Job Training to other equivalent peers and /or maintainers Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: Standard Monday to Friday 40 hour work weekSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: AERONAUTICS COMPANYRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Management Type: Full-Time Shift: Multiple shifts available
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