Lockheed Martin Subcontract Program Manager in Stratford, Connecticut

Description: • Ensure sourcing strategies, release plans and commodity strategies support production, facilities and sustainment for all programs. Assure adequate capabilities and capacity in supply chain. Develop, train, and promote workforce vitality. Manage procurements groups for request for proposal (RFP) activity, negotiations, awards, post subcontract award - supplier performance for assigned components and commodities. Manage procurement group to meet program targets/estimates at completion (EACs), small business goals, etc. Manage and influence critical path releases of SOWs and plans to align with required schedules and supplier lead times. Develop and implement long term agreements (LTAs) and category strategies for assigned commodities and/or components.

• Key participation in the proposal preparation, proposal pre-work and post award execution

• Evaluating / Negotiating / Managing assigned Subcontracts to perform to the program’s specifications, quality, budget, schedule and earned value requirements to include the timely delivery of Hardware, SDRL’s (Subcontract Data Requirements List) or other deliverables required to fulfill the subcontract.

• Conduct subcontractor TKO / PKO events. Identify and implement plans & actions to resolve subcontractor issues

Basic Qualifications:

Experience in Subcontract Management, Program Management or Project Management, specifically international experience with the deployment of material and logistics strategies. Significant experience required in international proposal development with development and/or production programs. Working knowledge of standard contract types. Experience developing long-term strategies and tactical plans to achieve enterprise objectives. Past experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR ) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR), government regulations

Ability to participate with upfront integration with Engineering and Production to assure the creation of a complete Bills of Material (BOM).

• Leads “Buying Centers” in resolution of Material problems which may impact Program Performance or Schedule

• Detail and Teamwork oriented with demonstrated organizational skills;

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Strong demonstrated negotiation skills

• Demonstrated problem solving skills

• Business acumen and ability to make business based decisions

• Self-motivated, demonstrated sense of urgency, ownership of tasks and accountable

• Work independently and in a team environment; experience leading cross-functional teams

• Demonstrated Leadership qualities and ability to lead a team

• Ability to work with all levels of management

• Proficient computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Desired Skills:

• Position requires coordination of program requirements across all supplier life-cycle stages. Successful candidate will have an understanding of Earned Value Management Techniques and ability to interpret supplier financial submittals

• Understanding of the acquisition cycle, product development lifecycle and roles/responsibilities of various program personnel.

• Demonstrated experience leading cross-functional IPTs and/or Supplier Management Teams

• Demonstrated Risk Management experience

• Leadership skills displaying attributes of Full Spectrum Leadership

• Experience with systems such as MRP, LMAP, and SAP

• Thorough knowledge of acquisition policies and procedures such as LMAP with associated knowledge of FAR/DFAR requirements

• Strong organizational skills to handle many overlapping projects simultaneously

• Demonstrated negotiations experience in a Truth in Negotiations (TINA) environment

• Experience leading large cross functional initiatives

• Strong presentation skills and ability to address complex matters/solutions with Senior Leadership and customers

• Lean Six Sigma - Black Belt Trained



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.

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