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Materials and Processes Engineer

Apply Now Job ID: 505378BR Date posted: Oct. 10, 2019 City: Sunnyvale State: California Program: SPEC
Description:Are you ready to take your career to a new level and work at an extraordinary company?

The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to think big, perform with perfection and build incredible products? For over 100 years Lockheed Martin has been designing, building, fielding and supporting some of the most advanced technology in the skies and on the ground.

Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world every single day. Join this highly innovative team providing ingenious solutions to complex technical problems facing the aerospace industry. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus. If you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

As a Materials and Processes Engineer you’ll work on a broad range of projects, in both a laboratory and manufacturing environment, that will challenge you to learn and grow in your career. Working side by side with designers, test and manufacturing engineers, you’ll use your education, experience and growing expertise to develop and evaluate new and innovative technology to survive in the most hostile of environments.

In this role you will:
• Select Parts, Materials, and Processes (PMP) on new designs that will help defend our country, get hands-on manufacturing experience of the next satellite, or provide oversight to an extensive supply chain providing products critical to Mission Success
• Perform Materials and Processes (M&P) technical engineering assignments
• Troubleshoot problems and find innovative solutions
• Participate in the selection, qualification, testing, and failure analysis of materials & processes, prepare technical and progress reports on assigned tasks, prepare specifications, evaluate suppliers and analyze test reports
• Coordinate with other disciplines such as Design Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Engineering, and Procurement

We're looking for:
• A self-starter who develops solutions to technical issues
• A motivated individual who's able to work closely within a geographically diverse team to resolve technical issues
• Someone with the ability to handle shifting priorities, multiple projects and timeline pressure to meet deadlines
• Someone comfortable with communicating in a variety of forums
• Someone willing to mentor and teach junior engineers
• Technical leadership of small teams or projects
• Proven ability to communicate key project information or recommendations to Program management and /or Customers

If selected you will need to obtain a DOD SCI security clearance. US Citizenship required.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking.

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 and Recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.
Basic Qualifications:
• Mechanical, Aerospace, Materials or Process related background and/or field of study
• Experience establishing and implementing technical requirements (specifications, program plans/requirements, etc.)
• Experience reviewing engineering drawings and/or specifications and providing guidance to design, stress, and manufacturing engineers
• Expertise in composites knowledge areas: such as adhesives, composites, coatings, resins, polymers, surface preparation, structural bonding, sandwich structures, honeycomb, or composite machining
• Knowledge of Materials and Processes for product development, improvement, design, application and production
• Project leadership experience
• Non-conformance and failure analysis disposition experience
• Understanding of material properties definitions
• Experience working collaboratively with customers and teammates
• Good writing, communication and interpersonal skills

This position requires the ability to obtain a DOD SCI security clearance. US Citizenship required.
Desired Skills:
• Experience with structural adhesive and composite mechanical test methods, generation of design allowables for composite materials, and guiding design in composite material selection
• Knowledge of environmental and operational requirements for materials in space and missile applications (outgassing, flammability, dissimilar metals, stress corrosion, etc.)
• Experience in composite manufacturing methods (prepreg, automated tape placement, filament winding, film adhesive, honeycomb, autoclave curing)
• Composites material and process support on the manufacturing floor and working with suppliers
• Experience in participating in major program milestone reviews such as PDR and CDR
• Experience influencing corporate and industry standards
• A current DOD security clearance
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 Professional Business Unit: ESS4400 SPACE Relocation Available: Yes Career Area: Materials Engineering Clearance Level: TS/SCI Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: 9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2 Shift: First Apply Now

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