Lockheed Martin Mult Func Manufacturing Manager in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: F-35 Build Team Manager of Component Final Finishes (CFF). This role is responsible for overall production performance of coated parts supporting other F-35 build teams. This role will lead integration of many complex schedules, coatings processes, and supporting functional organizations to meet production requirements. Leads Supervisors, Technical Leads and manufacturing activities including facilities and capital planning, tool utilization, manufacturing plans, work flows and crew loading. Assigns work priority to manufacturing planning, manufacturing engineers, industrial engineers, quality engineers, production control and inspection. Assures the timeliness and accuracy of aircraft records. Manages direct, indirect and allocated Business Unit Budgets. Uses earned value management tools to manage production task execution. Responsible for strategy and execution. Coordinates employee recruitment, training, performance, work assignments, etc. Ensures adherence to company and F-35 program policies and procedures. Responsible for overall strategy and execution of manufacturing, supervisors, technical leads, manufacturing engineers, manufacturing planners, industrial engineers, production control, quality and inspection for the F-35 operations, work group performance to budget and schedule targets, work group conformance to core processes, coordination with manufacturing engineering to provide technical input to employees, staffing line analysis and planning, performing yearly performance assessments and review for salaried employees. Verifies products meet requirements through inspections and tests. Ensures tooling, workplace layouts and staffing are aligned with quality, cost and schedule requirements. Identifies and implements changes to improve quality, schedule and cost. Reinforces a culture that values and embraces Foreign Object Damage prevention. Ensures certification of employees who perform certification required tasks. Provides a safe work environment and takes timely corrective action to correct unsafe conditions. Assures employees and leadership comply with defined Core processes and submits changes/exception to defined processes that are program specific.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

Desired Skills: Previous experience as a leader in Culture of Accountability.

Previous low observable (LO) coatings experience.

Previous experience in a complex fabrication environment.

Previous experience in leadership over aircraft assembly in the disciplines of structure/ electrical/ system check out.


- Experience developing business strategies and tactical plans to achieve production objectives.

- Experience developing and implementing affordability improvement initiatives.

- Experience with cost, quality, schedule and technical production performance.

- Professional experience in identifying and building organizational talent.

- Experience leading in a manufacturing environment.

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.

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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