Lockheed Martin Operations Engineer Staff in Palmdale, California

This position is in Production Operations Engineering core group. Candidate will take on an active role to support Information Systems development & maintenance, Production Operations Performance/Process assessments, Root Cause Analysis, and Continuous Improvement initiatives. This candidate will be deployed to provide support and serve as project lead for Continuous Improvement / Lean Process initiatives, system/process improvement projects intended to drive continuous improvement and communication across the company. Candidate will interface with manufacturing, sustainment, quality and procurement to provide timely status of work products and/or problem identification and resolution. This candidate will need to have strong skills/tools for Lean Manufacturing, Value Stream Mapping, Process Capability and Root Cause Analysis and communication skills both oral and written.

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. 6 years of manufacturing / production operations (shop floor) experience Experience with manufacturing related disciplines (i.e. Supply Chain, Quality, etc.) Experience in root cause analysis tools / techniques application and implementation. Experienced in lean manufacturing / continuous improvement. Experience with data analysis.

Desired skills Green Belt/Black Belt preferred. Experience with design of conveyance and part presentation devices. Ability to lead and drive tasks through completion. Demonstrated ability to interface with program/production management, manufacturing leads, customers, and functional leads. Ability to work independently and contribute to daily site decision making. Ability to lead/drive tasks to completion and monitor/escalate issues. 8+ years of Aerospace industry experience in manufacturing / production operations (shop floor).

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): Palmdale California