Lockheed Martin Chief Engineer - Tidal Turbine Program in Moorestown, New Jersey

Lockheed Martin (LM) is seeking a Chief Engineer for Marine and Tidal Energy Systems for a position in Moorestown. This position reports to the Advanced Energy Generation Chief Engineer. Responsibilities include:

Provide technical leadership for wave, tidal and river energy projects and / or programs.

Provide program level technical leadership and oversight for LM Energy Advanced Energy Generation market segment.

Identify opportunities to maximize LM’s added value in growing commercial business.

Create LM Intellectual Property.

Coordinate engineering staffing to support Marine Hydrokinetics Programs across multiple sites.

Advise program management on future IRAD investment and lead IRAD execution throughout product life-cycle.

Execute technical assessment of new business opportunities as they arise through physics-based analysis.

Support Executive Planning Panel (EPP) reviews.

International travel is required.

Basic Qualifications At least 12 years of experience, with a minimum of 6 years’ experience in an alternative energy engineering or related firm, engaged in the design, analysis and specification of alternative energy technologies, with particular emphasis on wave and tidal energy systems

BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from an accredited institution or commensurate experience

Ability to interpret, create, and document complex enterprise/system requirements and the associated concepts of operations

Possess an understanding of how requirements and operations drive overall architecture, performance, and cost of marine hardware.

Must be able to define and describe the design and operation of individual subsystems, as well as their interdependencies and interfaces

Individual should have a demonstrable record of performing physical modeling of systems operating in a subsea environment including principles of hydrodynamics, wave and tidal physics, power and energy, basic ocean structures, basic electrical power plants, heat transfer, weight and buoyancy, system reliability, and availability

The candidate will also have a record of leading engineering teams with superior written and verbal communication to internal and external customers

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills

Strong work ethic and self-motivation

Strong customer focus with a proven record of outstanding customer satisfaction

Demonstrated ability as team player to build consensus among peers and build effective relationships with multiple customers

Ability to travel internationally

Desired skills MS in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution

Possess an understanding of the unique challenges operation in a subsea environment including corrosion, installation/recovery, and maintenance operations, especially in highly-energetic locations

The preferred candidate will have experience engaging with engineering contacts across LM in multiple disciplines and locations, as well as experience identifying, recruiting and training high-performing engineering staff

Experience with the design and operation of rotating turbomachinery, hydraulic systems, and control systems

The preferred candidate will have experience with techno-economic analysis and Cost of Energy assessment for renewable energy technologies

Previous experience in leadership role, as manager or equivalent

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): Moorestown New Jersey