Lockheed Martin Mechanical Propulsion Engineering Mgr in Centennial, Colorado

Description: As we enter a new era of Strategic Weapon Systems, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to think big, perform with excellence and build incredible products? 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.

Do you have a passion for working on emerging technologies? Navy Strategic Programs (NSP) is experiencing significant growth and we need your expertise to deliver amazing new technologies to our customers. We have opportunities that include advanced Hypersonic Technology, Glide Body Strike technology, and other key technology insertions. The early design and engineering phase provides you with tremendous career growth potential along with meaningful assignments to stretch and hone your expertise. This is a rare opportunity to work closely alongside our Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) partners to field a number of future strategic systems that the nation urgently needs.

Manager of CPS Propulsion Engineering, reporting to Senior Project Engineering Manager, CPS Propulsion, Structures, Ordnance, & Controls. Manage a growing team of multi-disciplined engineers responsible for the design and development of the CPS missile body propulsion components. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: subsystem technical and program management, coordination with all appropriate internal/external stakeholders, program management schedule/budget, engineering documentation, and subcontractor oversight support.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum 5 years of experience with CPE competencies: design and integration of hardware

Minimum 5 years of technical and/or program leadership experience

Minimum 5 years of supplier technical management

experience in engineering project management including: managing suppliers, BOEs, technical evaluations, proposals and negotiations, tracking and development of cost and schedule

Working-knowledge of solid propellant systems design, analysis, manufacture, and testing activity

Demonstrated leadership experience of solid rocket motor programs

Experience in failure investigation, root cause analysis, and corrective action disposition

Experience in multi-year planning, including labor and non-labor elements and staffing strategies

Demonstrated leadership experience - minimally as acting manager, technical lead, or project manager

Development program experience

Ability to work in a collaborative and team-based environment

Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance

Desired Skills:

Experience leading problem investigations and development efforts which require integration of LM and sub-contractor organizations efforts as well as integration with government agencies

Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM)

Controls Account Management (CAM) experience

Risk and opportunity experience with an understanding of continuous improvement concepts

Demonstrated ability to develop strong working relationships with a wide range of personalities and capabilities



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.

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