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Lockheed Martin Mechanical Ground Support Equipment (MGSE) Manager in Huntsville, Alabama

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-19 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 are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.

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 single 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.

Intercepting a bullet with a bullet while traveling at thousands of kilometers a second in outer space – we prepare for this every day. Lockheed Martin pioneered Hit to Kill technology and today is partnering with our customers to solve their most challenging problems enabling our nation to out-pace and deter our adversaries.

Come work with multidisciplinary engineers focused on delivering world class Mechanical Ground Support Equipment (MGSE). You will be responsible for the design solutions that support the Organization. As an Engineering Leader, you will work with a diverse work force responsible for the development, design, fabrication, test, and delivery of MGSE. Job responsibilities include:

- Manage the Next Generation Interceptor MGSE Team

- Lead day-to-day activities of an engineering team to design, develop, and support MGSE

- Review, check and approve all MGSE engineering drawings and monitoring the existing equipment

- Coordinate the administrative and personnel needs of the organization including performance monitoring and reviews, career development, training and development and succession planning

- Lead all aspects of staffing, resource allocation, tracking progress, preparation and maintenance of technical and process expertise within the organization

- Support program and LOB proposal activities

The ideal candidate will have good communications skills (both oral and written), able to mentor and develop subordinates, and have a strong background in manufacturing and Assembly, Test, and Launch Operations (ATLO) environments and processes. A willingness to travel is required.

To promote the sharing of ideas, we at Lockheed Martin champion an inclusive work environment that supports differences and big-picture thinking.

You have opportunities to 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 & recognition

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience in development of Special Tooling (ST) /Mechanical Ground Support Equipment (MGSE) for the manufacture, integration, test and transport of high value hardware

-Proven ability to lead and work in a collaborative manner to arrive at solutions that support the objectives of the organization and customer

-Demonstrated ability to plan, propose and manage budgets and schedules

-Demonstrated ability to develop, maintain and leverage effective Customer, Program and Central relationships

-Success working in an environment with evolving requirements and dynamic schedules

-Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

-Demonstrated ability to drive hardware design and production activities

-Ability to travel

Desired Skills:

-Experienced or trained in Cost Account Management (CAM)

-Demonstrated commitment to the development of others; ability to lead, motivate and cultivate a highly motivated workforce

-Demonstrated commitment to development and deployment of productivity/performance improvements, leveraging new technologies and leading change

-Familiarity with engineering tools (Creo, EPDM...)

-Experience with Microsoft Project

-Familiar with Lockheed Martin specifications/tools/processes

-Certified LM-21 green belt

-Familiar with industry standards and federal regulations including ANSI, OSHA, and AWS standards

-Knowledge of AMSE Y14.5, including Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)



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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