Lockheed Martin Category Management Associate Manager in Fort Worth, Texas

Responsible to manage and lead a team of subcontract/procurement professionals in all aspects of subcontracting and procurement processes, specifically in support of the KC-10 Engine Overhaul Sustainment Program. Manage procurement groups for request for proposal (RFP) activity, negotiations, awards, post-subcontract award, and supplier performance for assigned components, services and commodities. Selected Candidate will be required to assist the team in closing negotiations as required and will be subject to special assignments as required by upper management. Will manage the procurement group to meet program targets/estimates at completion (EACs),. small business goals, etc. Will develop and implement long term agreements (LTAs) and strategies for assigned commodities, services and/or components. Position will require the ability to promote a positive team environment, involvement and participation including developing, training and promoting workforce vitality. Position will be responsible for coordinating employee recruitment, selection, training, performance, assessment, work assignments, salary and recognition performance, disciplinary action and career development. Provides work direction to employees regarding daily work.

Basic Qualifications - Experience managing procurement and/or sourcing teams in a team lead or leadership capacity. -Program/project management skills. -Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and/or Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR). -Strong organizational skills to handle overlapping projects simultaneously. -Experience at identifying and building organizational talent. -Ability to successfully interface and interact with all levels of the organization.

Desired skills -Should demonstrate skills in : negotiations, cost reduction, cycle time improvement, customer service and support and working in a complex procurement environment.

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Job Location(s): Fort Worth Texas