Lockheed Martin Manufacturing Engineering Manager in Palmdale, California

Description: Manages the day to day activities for manufacturing engineering team in support of multiple programs. Will lead organizational objectives and support line of business customers.

Will be responsible for project coordination, process reviews, process improvement initiatives and oversight for manufacturing projects in support of production operations.

Will establish overall tempo for engineering team and will collaborate cross-functionally with other organizations including production engineering team, production operations, quality and production control.

Manager will be responsible for overall department budgets and scheduling of assets to support program needs.

Candidate will represent Manufacturing Engineering team during AS9100 audits, DCMA reviews and will be overall POC for any manufacturing engineering related issues or objectives.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

Basic Qualifications:

Thorough understanding of manufacturing process and procedures.

Must be able to manage multiple programs and budgets, multi-task several projects and have a complete understanding of engineering concepts.

Knowledge in managing experienced professionals.

Understanding of Aerospace standards, concepts, and processes.

Ability to work in fast paced environment while interfacing with program representatives, internal and external customers and stakeholders across the enterprise.

Desired Skills:

Experience with PDM, JDL, MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems) including SFM, SAP.

Experience presenting to large groups of employees, customers and site leadership.

Experience managing teams of engineers in the Aerospace industry or lead engineer supporting multiple employees and customers.

Lean Manufacturing experience

Full Spectrum Leadership qualities.

Understanding of full production life cycle from procurement, engineering, production, quality and sustainment.

Good oral and presentation skills

Must be willing to work extended hours in support of program needs as needed.



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.

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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.


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