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Lockheed Martin Manufacturing Engineer Staff / Grand Prairie, TX in Grand Prairie, Texas

Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie, TX. This position will support the Tactical Missiles Advanced Programs (TMAP) team. These programs are in various phases of development where concepts are created, designs are involving, trade studies are performed, advanced technologies are tested, and preparations are made ahead of production. The primary mission of this position is to ensure new designs are producible (Design for Manufacturing / Assembly) in a full rate manufacturing environment at a competitive cost (Design to Cost). Due to the range of maturity and technical requirements, each program approaches these goals differently, so flexibility is important.

The position will serve as the Manufacturing Engineering point of contact to ensure successful completion through major milestones of the scope of work. Frequent communication and collaboration with other disciplines including Design Engineering, Quality Engineering, Global Supply Chain, Finance, Production Planning and Control, Contracts, Master Planning, and Program Management are required. It can also involve developing or maturing manufacturing readiness assessments, creating manufacturing plans, make or buy analysis, presenting at various design and manufacturing reviews, travel to various manufacturing facilities including suppliers and other Lockheed sites to support testing and hardware or tooling related issues that may arise.

The position will evaluate designs and provide manufacturing feedback to lead to affordable and manufacturable designs while still meeting performance requirements. The ability to question design requirements that drive cost to ensure there is good technical justification is desired. Being able to build relationships and work in a collaborative environment with other disciplines is essential.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in an associated discipline or equivalent combination of experience and education.

Demonstrated effective communication skills including verbal, listening, technical writing and presentations

Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve technical/process issues varying from basic to very complex

Ability to interpret drawings, CAD models, electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, product/performance specifications and other systems integration technical data

Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment

Proficient in MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)

Ability to travel domestic and/or international

Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, including team building, collaboration and developing enduring business relationships

Desired Skills:

Bachelors or higher degree in technical discipline (electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, etc.)

Current/active Secret level clearance

Experience with development programs

Experience in design for manufacturing or design to cost

Experience in machining, welding or castings

Earned Value Management experience

Manufacturing Background

Knowledge of the SAP MRP production control system

Ability to liaison between LM Subcontractors, internal disciplines, and Production Operations

Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification

Experience working with Government customers



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.


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