Lockheed Martin Category Management Manager in Fort Worth, Texas

Manage Domestic Production part components, systems and commodities for the F-35 Program. Direct the organizations day-to-day operations and responsible for integrating supply chain initiatives. 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.

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

Basic Qualifications - Program/project management skills

  • Demonstrated learning agility

  • Experience developing long-term strategies and tactical plans to achieve enterprise objectives

  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR ) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR), government regulations

  • Experience with subcontract cost, quality, schedule and technical program performance

  • Experienced at identifying and building organizational talent, team building and development

Desired skills -Strong organizational skills to handle many overlapping projects simultaneously

  • Ability to successfully interface and interact with all levels of the organization

  • Must be willing to travel as needed

-Supply Chain knowledge/integration desired

-Experience with import, export and international trade regulations

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

-Experience executing lean processes and initiatives

  • Masters degree preferred

  • Experience managing procurement and/or sourcing teams

  • Industry prime negotiation experience and customer interface

  • International Program experience

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

  • Experience leading large cross functional initiatives

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

  • Black-belt certified

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.

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.

Job Location(s): Fort Worth Texas