Experience Inc. Jobs

Job Information

Lockheed Martin Manufacturing Engineer in Grand Prairie, Texas

Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie, TX. This position will support the Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Development team. The 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).

The position will serve as a Manufacturing Engineering point of contact to the other functions. 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.

Ability to obtain a security clearance

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

Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment

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

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

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

Experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) modeling

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

Ability to travel domestic and/or international

Desired Skills:

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

Experience with development programs

Experience in design for manufacturing / assembly or design to cost

Experience Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Experience with additive manufacturing, machining, welding, casting, and/or mechanical assembly

Knowledge of the SAP MRP production control system

Earned Value Management experience

Manufacturing Background

Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification

Experience with proposals / estimating

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.


Experienced Professional