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Critical Materials Management Director

Company: Lockheed Martin
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: 599976BRDate posted: Jun. 14, 2022Locations: Bethesda, Maryland; Fort Worth, Texas; Grand Prairie, Texas; King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; Littleton, Colorado; Orlando, Florida
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.Description:The assured supply of critical materials and the resiliency of their supply chains are essential to U.S. national security and Lockheed Martin enterprise performance. Lockheed Martin is heavenly dependent on foreign sources of critical materials, to include, microelectronics, Rare Earth Elements (REEs), and critical minerals, resulting in potential strategic vulnerabilities to both our customers and the business. Mitigating critical materials risks is essential and consistent with the National Security, National Defense, and Lockheed Martin's strategies for a resilient and assured supply chain.The Lockheed Martin Critical Materials Management Lead (Level TBD) will be responsible for:--- Developing and gaining approval of LM's Microelectronics Resiliency Strategy and subsequent strategy execution to continually and proactively assess and mitigate risks in support of our programs and customers.--- Leading the new cross-functional Enterprise Microelectronics Risk Management Team (verse Supply Chain branding focus) to provide leadership and drive execution of the team's charter. (Pending formal establishment of the team.)--- Establishing a Microelectronics Rapid Response Team to aggressively address emerging obsolescence and critical shortages and proactively establish a rapid insertion parts list for key products and technologies to reduce redesign and requalification lead-times.--- Expand the operating model to address broader critical materials including Rare Earth Elements (REEs) and other critical materials and elements based on a risk based approach. (Expansion timing TBD but likely late this year or first half of 2023.)The lead will leverage resources across the enterprise, government, and customer areas to develop and drive required mitigation plans in support of our program and business commitments. This involves fostering collaboration and alignment among Business Area and functional teams in terms of design, supply chain, and government affairs processes. Specific collaboration will be required with the GSCO to align with Illumination efforts and future data availability and Supply Chain Transformation efforts to establish new capabilities.The Critical Materials Lead will report to the Corporate Operations Process Transformation Vice President.This role can be performed from any major Lockheed Martin site/location.Basic Qualifications:--- Candidates possess technical/science educational background.--- Expertise in Hardware Functional Team or Materials Engineering --- Aerospace & Defense experience--- Well-developed and demonstrated collaboration and leadership skills--- Well-developed communication skills, written and verbalDesired Skills:--- Lockheed Martin Supply Chain knowledge and work experience--- Program Management work experience preferred--- U.S. Government work experience --- International experience--- Active Secret Clearance

Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: SecretOther Important Information You Should KnowExpression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.Pay Rate:In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $187,500 - $312,500 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.This position is incentive plan eligibleAbility to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week 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. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They're dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.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.Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: CORPORATE HEADQUARTERSRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Materials EngineeringType: Full-TimeShift: First

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