Job Vacancy Manufacturing Engineer Lockheed Martin

Job title: Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Lockheed Martin

Job description: LMCareers Business Unit


Security Clearance






Business Area



84Y0A00:Prod Ops SMD

Job Class


Job Category

4 yr and up College


Multiple (CPS, TCP, IRAD, NGI, MAVIS, etc)

Req Type


Job Description

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

Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to think big, perform with excellence and build incredible products? We provide the resources, inspiration and focus. If you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

If you are seeking a career that has tremendous impact beyond any one individual, then come be a part of our Production Operations (Prod Ops) team and programs supported. We are producing the next generation missiles, harnesses and chassis for Targets, Hypersonic and Mars vehicles.

This position is for a Manufacturing Engineer supporting electro/mech structure assembly, integration and test (AI&T) operations. This position could require some travel and support to other manufacturing operations. Responsibilities include, but not limited to leading the technical team daily to meet engineering requirements, schedule and cost commitments, providing production status to leadership.

Other primary responsibilities will include:

  • Assists in leading and adhering to safety, quality, cost, schedule, technical and programmatic requirements and performance expectations.
  • Accomplish results by utilizing multi-functional team, including Technicians, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing and Test Engineering, MRP/Parts Production Control, and Finance to meet program needs
  • Leading and providing shop floor support, maintaining manufacturing plans, tooling requirements, engineering change implementation and coordinating changes in the build process within an electrical/mechanical manufacturing facility.
  • Foster customer relations, building rapport and confidence between Prod Ops, Program and Customer.
  • Foster an environment where the diverse talents and perspectives of our people power innovative solutions for our customers and drives business success.
  • Interact across all levels of the organization; efficiently and effectively communicate and implement agreed upon changes; navigate difficult situations and conversations to a productive outcome.
  • Engage in proposal, estimates and/or concept of operation development.
  • Manage the day-to-day Missile Assembly Integration and Test areas of Manufacturing.
  • Creating procedures and operations for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.
  • Adapting machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions. May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan.
  • Providing guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.
  • Ensuring processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations while working under very general supervision to contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects where failure to achieve results, erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause delays in program schedules and may result in the allocation of additional resources.
  • Role will require infrequent communication with inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters and will provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Travel to other sites as needed to support manufacturing.

Typical experience required for this position includes a Bachelors degree and 2 years of relevant professional work experience

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience collaborating with a multi functional team.
  • Experience writing detailed manufacturing work instructions, technical writing or similar experience with technical publications or SOPs.
  • Previous manufacturing experience involving assembly integration and test or similar types of processes.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical engineering drawings, bills of material, schematics and specs.
  • Ability to read and interpret integrated master schedule

Desired skills

  • Requires the ability to obtain and maintain an SECRET clearance prior to start.
  • Formal or informal leadership experience. Formal or informal leadership experience.
  • Experience presenting to senior government and/or Lockheed Martin leaders.
  • Familiarity with Lockheed Martin Space Systems or industry equivalent processes (Earn Value Management Systems, Cost Accounting, Manufacturing Work Instructions, Routings, Production Orders, Bill of Materials, Qnotes, FFMEAs, FOE/FOD, etc.).
  • Familiarity with Lockheed Martin Space Systems or industry equivalent tools (ERP/SAP, EPDM, VECAMS, PMP Database, etc.)
  • Lean Manufacturing experience and/or Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certifications.
  • Experience with Electro Static Discharge (ESD) and Ordnance Missile Assembly, Integration and Test (AI&T) operations.
  • Proven Leadership and Management of Aerospace and Manufacturing products.
  • Proven communication skills between Program, Engineering and Manufacturing.
  • Proven production in flow troubleshooting skills.
  • Basic tooling, fixture and equipment design experience.
  • Basic knowledge of Additive Manufacturing CAD/CAM and 3D Printing.
  • Must have the ability to work independently with little to no direction.






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.

Other Important Information

By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.

Ability to work remotely

Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.

Work Schedule Information

Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.

Security Clearance Information

This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.

Work Schedule

4×10 hour day, 3 days off per week

Select the Telework classification for this position

Employee will work on-site full-time

Executive Order

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.

Expected salary:

Location: Courtland, AL

Job date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 23:49:36 GMT

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