Applications Engineer Associate

Description:Candidate will support Applications Engineering duties for Mfg. Systems Digital Factory team. Conduct research on industry solutions and capabilities regarding the digital factory; stay abreast of industry trends; define value propositions for machine-to-machine communication, improved process monitoring and automation; analyze customer problems; identify areas of the production process where new technology insertions may be applied to reduce cost, improve overall equipment effectiveness, OEE, or otherwise satisfy customer needs. Share best-practices concerning the Lockheed Martin digital factory and Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT. Candidate will represent the Mfg. Systems Digital Factory team at various meetings, collaborate with other depts. and organize IIoT demonstrations. This position includes technical support for projects ranging from early process development to final production implementation across various disciplines of aerospace manufacturing.
Tasks would include but not be limited to:
Identifying, validating, and integrating Industrial Internet of Things technology into Lockheed Martin reference architecture platform.
Supporting Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT evolution at Lockheed Martin including smart factory and DFARS compliant data strategy
Investigate distributed/edge computing solutions (smart edge, smart devices) addressing the needs of LM Industrial Internet of Things applications, from in-field data analytics, distributed machine intelligence, local control, cloud computing to autonomous systems.

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 in Manufacturing, Engineering, or a related discipline from an accredited college

Must have basic understanding of shop floor CNC equipment.

Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
Desired Skills:
Self-starter
Familiar with manufacturing processes and data flow
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Team player with a positive attitude


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