Lockheed Martin Operations Engineer Senior Staff in Palmdale, California

Perform/Lead Continuous Improvement activities involving the improvement and/or producibility/flow of product or business processes that encompasses one or more of the following engineering disciplines: failure analysis, industrial, manufacturing, manufacturing equipment, process, product, quality assurance, reliability, supplier quality, Lean Six Sigma, test, and tool. The individual will provide direction and approach towards predetermined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated based from Value Stream Maps and A3s. This individual will provide recommendations to management on the approach necessary to obtain desired results.

The individual will develop advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product to achieve critical organizational, business and/or program objectives. The individual needs have the knowledge and experience in applying technical principles, techniques, theories and concepts.

This individual will serve as the Continuous Improvement organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs. He/she will act as advisor to Production Engineering and Production Operations management on advanced technical research studies and applications to help resolve unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.

Must be a US Citizen or legally authorized to work in US as a permanent resident. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline. Minimum 10 years experience in manufacturing, including a minimum of two years in a shop floor and production environment. Black Belt. Experience with manufacturing related disciplines (i.e. Supply Chain, Quality, Planning, etc.) Experienced in Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement concepts (i.e Gap Analysis, Kaizen, SIA events).

Desired skills Experience with design of conveyance and part presentation devices. Experience w Root Cause Analysis tools / techniques application and implementation. Ability to lead and drive tasks thru completion. Ability to interface with Program / Production Management, Manufacturing Leads, Customers, and functional leads. Demonstrated ability to work independently, perform data analysis, and provide data driven recommendations. Business management systems. Project management. Strategic planning and forecasting. Cost benefit analysis. Change management. Coaching.

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.

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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): Palmdale California