Lockheed Martin Italy Wing - Operations Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: This is an expatriate position in Cameri, Italy to support the Italy Wing F-35 Production Line.

This team member will be part of the in-country Technical Expertise in order to provide operational and engineering guidance to the F-35 Co-Producer, Leonardo. This candidates will provide expertise in F-35 Manufacturing, Planning, Engineering, Tool Design, and Operations that will enable successful ramp to rate of the Italy Wing Line.

It is the objective of this role to aid the co-producer through the communication of their knowledge and experience with the F-35 product. In order to accomplish this they will be called upon to participate in operational communications on production status and performance, technical reviews, and implementation of changes relating to design, manufacturing, material & processes. This includes communicating Operational Status, Engineering Drawings, Specifications, Production Planning, VAS models, CATIA models, Authorized Engineering Instructions (AEI), System Check Out Procedures (SCOPs), Advance Engineering Authorizations (AEA), Special Tooling and equipment specifications. Successful candidate will be able to effectively communicate and engage implementation of best practices and lessons learned to enable the Co-Production team to create a quality product on schedule.

Basic Qualifications:

F-35 Wing Production Operations or Manufacturing Engineering Experience

Experience in Root Cause Corrective Action analysis and execution

Experience utilizing PDM and VAS to solve Production related problems

Desired Skills:

Experience with Structural Tooling and Tooling Methodologies

Previous Leadership Experience

Experience with LM Systems (CATIA, SFM, CAPP, SQM, etc.)

Engineering Change Management

I/R Coordinator

Understanding of Industrial Engineering and Scheduling



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