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Lockheed Martin Program Subcontract Manager in Lone Tree, Colorado

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

At the dawn of a new space age, 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 day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design, and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence, and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration, and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Going to space is just the beginning. It’s what you do when you get there that matters. Lockheed Martin builds the satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers. Connecting people. Advancing discovery. And protecting what matters most. Lockheed Martin-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide.

As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. That’s why we’re crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change. Your mission is ours. And as that mission evolves, we’ll be ready. Will you?

What does this role look like?

This is for the Supply Chain Lead for Payload Center of Excellence (CoE)

Key supply chain lead in the fast-paced, strategic environment, responsible for delivering significant Enterprise value by driving commonality, efficiency, and affordability.

This role will offer you the following daily challenges:

• Develop and implement initiatives that drive streamlining and commonization of components and systems across multiple architectures

• Collaborate and communicate long term investment strategies to develop and deliver next-generation hardware solutions and strategic supplier agreements to significantly reduce lead time and cost

• Develop and implement strategies to more effectively and efficiently procure spacecraft payload hardware

• Identify and coordinate alternate sources and technology insertion to significantly improve competition and leverage

• Articulate and communicate subcontract and procurement status, risk & opportunity management, and issues, resolution/recovery plans to all stakeholders

• Lead Supply Chain CoE new business requirements, to include RFPs to subcontractors, technical evaluations, risk assessment and Basis of Estimate requirements through negotiations and subcontract award

• Identify and coordinate finance metrics supporting lead time and cost reductions.

This position is in one of the Coolest places to work: Denver, Colorado.

It will require occasional travel to support multiple fast-paced Programs and suppliers.

Basic Qualifications:

To be successful, you need to possess these basic qualifications:

• Must have 15 years of experience and a Bachelors degree, or 13 years experience and a Masters, or equivalent /combined education, demonstrating technical acumen with space programs and/or projects.

• Must have experience developing and delivering technical solutions with documented ROI.

• Subcontract, program management and/or engineering experience, proven record of successful performance with focus on mission success, with demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.

• Proven ability to drive and inspire results/resolution of technical issues and successful outcomes through teamwork.

• Possess excellent communication skills, both written, verbal, and presentation, to effectively communicate business cases to all levels of peers, suppliers, as well as program and executive management.

• You will need to be a US Citizen, to support this government contract, and be able to obtain and maintain a US DoD SECRET clearance, to support this government contract, as well as successfully pass a drug and background check, in order to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Desired Skills:

To be successful, ideally, you should also have:

• Drive technical supply chain personnel to desired outcomes

• Proactively team with all levels of the organization and program customers

• Develop and foster strong relationships with suppliers and IPT members

• Implement continuous improvement leading to improved team and supplier performance

• Technical knowledge of space hardware products and familiarity with the LM Space Programs

• Understanding of and experience negotiating and securing funding for complex long-term agreements

• Strong business acumen

• Demonstrated skills to drive culture change supporting enterprise initiatives (i.e. hardware commonization and insertion into programs, shift to "we vs. me" behaviors)

*PLEASE NOTE: * Applicants selected must be able to successfully pass to a background investigation and drug test.

Benefits of Employment:

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges 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 {many choices of plans; some LM locations have on-site medical}

• Dental

• 401k {with generous matching}

• Generous Paid time off

Work/life balance, family-friendly environment … we have a 9x80 schedule which means: 25 three-day weekends

• Career development, career-growth, and lots of learning opportunities for aspiring minds

• Fun, talented and witty teammates

• Knowledgeable, supportive and engaged leadership

• Diverse, inclusive and community-minded organization

• Mentorship opportunities

• Rewards & recognition

• Generous Tuition Reimbursement

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

At Space we value your skills, training, and education. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee. Come, join us and experience your future!

The Coolest Jobs are in Space!

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers pursue the hardest missions. Those that demand exceptional 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.

…just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin Space!

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

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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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