Lockheed Martin Operations Engineer in Palmdale, California

The primary job entails leading/facilitating Continuous Improvement events geared to improve manufacturing product build/assembly and process flows; mitigating constraints through team solutions. The candidate will work with Industrial Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers and Production Operations personnel to identify manufacturing constraints requiring mitigation. The job includes coaching and/or mentoring employees, to include Leaders, on identifying waste within the value stream and utilization of CI Events and Tools to identify solution options. The Candidate will be accountable to prep for assigned CI Events, to include data collection, scope/charter development, project execution and follow-up activities of open action items. Candidate will have 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 - 4+ Years of Manufacturing experience or Production Operations or shop floor experience - Experience with manufacturing related disciplines (i.e. Supply Chain, Quality, etc.) - Experience with root cause analysis

Desired skills - Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College in a Related Discipline - Ability to interface with program/production management, manufacturing leads, customers, and functional leads - Ability to work independently and facilitate CI Events with minimal oversight - Ability to lead/drive tasks to completion and monitor/escalate issues - 4+ Years of Aerospace industry experience in Manufacturing / Production Operations (Shop Floor) - 3+ Years of Experience Using Microsoft Office Suite Access, Excel, and PowerPoint, VBA Programming - 3+ Years of Operations / Industrial Engineering Experience - 3+ Years Experience in Root Cause Analysis, Lean Six Sigma Tools - 3+ Years Experience with SAP – Business Objects and SQL - 3+ Years Experience with LM Aero Manufacturing Systems (SFM/EWI, QADS, etc.) - Green Belt/Black Belt Certified

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