Lockheed Martin Materials and Processes Engineer Senior in Littleton, Colorado

Description: As a Materials and Process (M&P) Engineer at Lockheed Martin Space, you’ll have an opportunity to create a better world every day – from guiding Parts, Materials, and Processes (PMP) selection from design influence to final delivery to assuring effective in house designs and helping to manage M&P selection in subcontracts. Our M&P Engineers routinely work on a broad range of programs and projects, each geared to important human needs. Whatever your assignment, you’ll use your education and experience to take on formidable challenges. Meanwhile, you can rely on the resources of a global technology leader to back the kind of innovation that has characterized our historic breakthroughs.

So take on what’s never been done before. Become a Lockheed Martin M&P Engineer. You are meant to solve the hardest challenges and make a difference!

This position will support the military space line of business working multiple programs/projects. The candidate will perform Materials and Processes (M&P) technical engineering assignments related to fast paced development and research projects. The candidate will troubleshoot problems and find innovative solutions. Candidate will need to make risk-based decisions while balancing cost and schedule.

The candidate will participate in the selection, qualification, testing, and failure analysis of materials & processes, prepare technical and progress reports on assigned tasks, prepare specifications, evaluate suppliers and analyze test reports.

The candidate will coordinate with other disciplines such as Design Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Engineering, and Procurement. Candidate needs to be able to make objective evidence based logical decisions where the “correct answer” may not exist.

This position requires access to Export Controlled Information and the ability to obtain a security clearance. US Citizenship is required.

Basic Qualifications:

Broad understanding and wide application of a variety of materials and process engineering disciplines including metals, composites, adhesives, bonding, cleaning, failure analysis, electronics, and/or manufacturing operations.

Knowledge of materials and processes for product development, design, application and production.

Knowledge of environmental and operational requirements for materials in space and missile applications (outgassing, flammability, dissimilar metals, stress corrosion, etc.).

Ability to multi-task, handle shifting priorities and timeline pressure to meet project deadlines. +

Experience reviewing engineering drawings and providing guidance to design, stress, and manufacturing engineers.

Strong writing, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.

US Citizenship and ability to obtain/maintain a TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.

Desired Skills:

These are skills that will set the ideal candidates apart:

Defect and failure analysis disposition experience.

Previous experience working on aerospace vehicles or hardware.

Experience communicating with internal and external customers on a regular basis. Ability to represent the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues.

Experience working with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure their deliverable are provided on time and meet requirements.

Self-starter who can develop solutions to technical issues with only general direction.

Familiarity with printed wiring board / circuit card assembly and the associated processes including soldering, conformal coating, staking, etc.

Active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.



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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.


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