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Staff Materials & Process Engineer

Stratford, Connecticut

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At Lockheed Martin, we apply our passion for purposeful innovation to keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges.

Mission-Focused Innovation: From aerospace to outer space to cyber space, you can solve the world's most complex challenges for our customers.

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Your Health, Your Wealth, Your Life: Our flexible schedules, competitive pay and comprehensive benefits enable you to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work.

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Commitment to Sustainability: We foster innovation, integrity and security to preserve the environment, strengthen diverse communities and propel growth.

Here, the possibilities are endless because we offer:

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  • Problem Solver

    You work to tackle tough problems with complex solutions.

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    You observe, reflect and analyze processes to make more informed decisions.

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“Before I came to Lockheed Martin, I never thought I’d get these opportunities. The benefits available and the company’s value culture make it an incredibly supportive place to work, and I’m grateful to work somewhere that wants me to succeed. I hope to have a long career here making an impact, and I know I’ll be supported in doing that every step of the way.”

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Staff Materials & Process Engineer

Stratford, Connecticut

Job ID: 565038BR Date posted: Aug. 05, 2021 Locations: Stratford, Connecticut COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, all current and newly hired employees, in the United States, are required to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022.
Description:At Lockheed Martin, we are passionate about innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and forward-thinking, everything is within our capacity – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your skills, training, education and background.

Do you want to be part of an exciting, creative environment that encourages and supports employees to think big, perform with quality and build incredible products? We provide the resources, inspiration and focus - if you have the resourcefulness and courage to work hard, Then we want to build a better tomorrow with you. Come and experience your future!

The Blade Product Center (BPC) Materials & Process Engineering team is seeking an experienced, highly motivated candidate to join our team. Primary responsibilities will include technical assistance to the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program (TUHP) with up to 60 days a year in Turkey. This will include day to day materials and process concerns which occur in a production environment as well as working short and long-term projects. The candidate will provide direction and support to the engineering blade design team. Technical knowledge in composite manufacturing and adhesive bonding is required. The candidate will be a member of the integrated BPC team which includes Operations, Quality, Structures, Manufacturing Engineering, and Design Engineering and will contribute to resolving and implementing changes as required to expedite production and maintain quality control.

The job will include an emphasis on the following:

1) TUHP Program both in Turkey and in Stratford, CT. Candidate will work with other team members to resolve various technical issues on the shop floor and provide documentation in the form of a Material Engineering Report, specification change, or other means when applicable.
2) Opportunities to propose, plan, and execute projects for improvements or new technologies.
3) Support to the Blade Product Center raw material, part detail, and part assembly suppliers.
4) Liaison support for surface preparation of blade details and assemblies for both metallic and composite substrates.
5) Review and approve component detail and assembly autoclave/stand-alone fixture/oven cure cycles.
6) Review and approve original and revised engineering drawings.
7) Communicate shop floor resolutions and project updates with both the BPC Team and applicable program management.

In addition to the responsibilities highlighted above we offer extensive benefits to include competitive 401k, insurance and a new 4/10 schedule. We remain an equal opportunity company.
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree.

A degree in Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree is preferred, but not required.
Desired Skills:
Advanced degree in Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

- Strong work ethic.
- Analytical skills including capability to perform data analysis toward root cause/corrective actions.
- Ability to interpret engineering specifications and drawing related to materials, processes, and associated product acceptance testing/inspection.
- Technical writing skills to document findings in materials engineering reports.
- Strong communication skills to support team-based work environment.
- Strong organizational skills, can be responsible for several components of a project or a complex component of a larger project.
- Travel to support TUHP program in Turkey will be required. 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: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per weekClearance Level: None 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: RMSRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Materials Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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