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Senior Manager / Fabrication Laboratories / Orlando, FL

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Orlando
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated will be required to adhere to onsite safety protocols.
Description:Lockheed Martin is seeking a Technology Labs and Services Senior Manager for the Orlando, FL location as part of the Product Engineering Directorate. This E&T position requires a decisive leader capable of the functional management and executive leadership of a growing team of engineers, procurement specialists, and technicians who make up the Fabrication group serving the needs of over 50 engineering HWIL labs and special equipment development.

These labs provide diverse fabrication, , and analysis capabilities to support MFC internal programs representing all the major disciplines within engineering. The staff/labs are split into multiple lab teams which are each headed by a manager (or associate manager). This role would act as a deputy to the Fabrication group with some direct reporting responsibilities.

The newly formed organization seeks a transformative leader motivated by the opportunity to define and execute a development roadmap for their team and the labs.

Responsibilities of the Senior Manager include:

  • Providing direction, coaching and mentoring to the Lab staff, managers, establishing and maintaining command media over fabrication and development policies, and setting task priorities to be flowed to staff.
    • Communicating directly with lab staff via variety of means including skip-level meetings, walk-around reviews, virtual tours, and regular all-hands meetings.
      • Identify skill, role and other staffing gaps within the organization. Hire operations and technical staff with technically competent personnel as required, ensuring that support to program is effective and timely.
        • Coordinating annual Capital Request justifications with Finance and Engineering, including setting priorities, to replace aging equipment or add new capabilities.
          • Assisting in the development of department strategies and goals.
            • Support the Technology Labs and Services Vision in harmonizing common processes
              • Managing budgets and tracking spend plans with tactical precision and strategic planning. Includes Maintenance and Repair, Engineering Supplies, and Capital
                • Collaborating and communicating with other internal functions such as Facilities, ESH, Quality, IT, Finance, and Security on issues affecting Laboratory Operations, ultimately improving bottomline metrics
                  • Coordinating and de-conflicting competing task priorities within the Fabrication group
                    • Determining and optimizing business rhythm and stakeholder meetings to ensure efficiency and high-quality execution of fabrication needs
                      • Working interactively with the Human Resources Business Partners to champion the team members for recognition, act on discipline issues, support initiatives and recruiting new hires.
                        • Assisting personnel in their usage and interpretation of corporate and MFC policy.
                          • Coordinating prioritization, execution, and improved material procurement processes for a wide variety of laboratory and site needs in accordance with policies
                            • Recommending merit increases and promotions in accordance with employee performance assessment and company guidelines.
                              • Maintaining relevant contacts within LM, industry, universities, and customer areas.Basic Qualifications:
                                Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance.

                                Bachelors degree or Master's degree in a relevant engineering or technology degree program, and at least 5 years' experience managing teams of over 25 or more preferably in the aerospace industry with over 20 years of professional experience.
                                Desired Skills:
                                Active DoD Secret Clearance

                                Possess strong oral and written communication skills and demonstrate superior interpersonal skills, with prior technical leadership experience.

                                Demonstrated experience with LM MFC program hardware and the engineering development process, especially as it relates to fabrication and technologies.

                                Demonstrated behaviors that support all Full Spectrum Leadership imperatives with emphasis on exceptional interpersonal skills and cross-organization collaboration.

                                Individual must have a strong vision for personnel development with an emphasis on the mentoring process.

                                Candidate must possess high-energy, initiative, creativity and have demonstrated the ability to function as a change agent.

                                Prior experience with managing acquisition and installation of new capital laboratory equipment and facilities.

                                Prior experience with engineering operations or production operations

                                Prior experience with managing spend plans.

                                Knowledge of a variety of advanced manufacturing processes.

                                Knowledge of a variety of engineering fabrication capabilities and production process
                                BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

                                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

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