Lockheed Martin F-35 Japanese Sustainment Manager in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: • Candidate will be the F-35 Japanese Sustainment Manager with responsibilities to include being the sustainment lead and subject matter expert for the Japanese Defense Force F-35 logistics and sustainment activities across the F-35 Sustainment value stream teams and to execute integrated logistics support (ILS) for the Japanese F-35 program.

• The candidate will be responsible for the planning and execution of F-35 Site Activation events to include (but not limited to):

- Site Surveys

- Site Specific Activation Plans

- Site Activation Task Force events

• The candidate will be required to integrate and oversee sustainment management strategy/sustainment operating instruction coordination; program management review, integrated master schedule, sustainment readiness review, and introduction to service plans.

• The candidate will specifically focus on the Japanese customer’s required product support at the national level.

• Candidate will deliver/execute a Japanese F-35 sustainment plan detailing sustainment product support capabilities including delineation of government and customer tasks.

• Also, the candidate will work with program documents to identify gaps in customer requirements and Lockheed Martin (LM) capabilities.

• Candidate will support Participant Procurement Request (PPR) and Consolidated Procurement request (CPR) process led by the Joint Strike Fighter Program Office (JSFPO).

• Candidate must have the skills and experience level to work comfortably with national defense officials and flag officers at the most senior government and military levels.

• Candidate will interface daily with influential and key decision makers. Project assignments are often self-initiated.

• Candidate will need to be able to understand implications of fiscal decisions made by the customer and their impact on the program, apply sound judgment to make trade-off decisions between risk and reward, evaluate business opportunities with a perspective beyond the initial contract, and understand the dynamics and key leverage points in the sustainment field.

• Position requires travel to Japan.

Basic Qualifications:

• Thorough understanding of performance based sustainment.

• Understanding of sustainment in an international environment.

• Experience working with senior program and customer leadership.

• Understanding of military aircraft maintenance concepts and operations.

• Broad understanding of logistics and sustainment concepts and product support integration.

• Demonstrated communication skills and presentation skills.

• Demonstrated cross-functional integration experience.

Desired Skills:

--Knowledge of Japanese sustainment activities.

--Demonstrated previous International logistics and sustainment support.

--Bachelor OR Above Degree in a technical discipline and/or Supply Chain/Logistics



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