Production Operations Lead / Manufacturing / Aerospace / Orlando, FL

Description:At Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC), we are driven by speed, agility and technical innovation. We are actively seeking candidates who are willing to take on the challenges of significant growth with a can do attitude. As the world's premier aerospace and defense company, we pride ourselves on quality and mission success. We need talented, passionate and customer centric people to be part of our future.

Candidate will manage production activities on the S&GS Advanced and Special program as well as special projects for the Advanced and Special Programs team as directed by the SGSAP Operations Manager. Responsible for cost and schedule across six (6) manufacturing centers. Significant coordination with other functional areas and sites including engineering, quality, procurement, Ocala and Santa Barbara to drive key program tasks and improvements. Responsibilities include leading the strategic direction of the program in the areas of proposals, program planning and execution, manpower planning, capital/capacity planning, NRE activity and process development. Candidate must be able to effectively communicate with the customer and at all levels of management via verbal and written correspondence and be able to author program directives (PD's). Position may involve limited travel.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.
The Locale: Orlando is a city in the Central Florida area. This region is a great place to live and to raise a family. Central Florida offers lots of attractive residential housing options. The Greater Orlando metropolitan area is the sixth largest metro area in the southeastern United States. The climate here is warm and sunny all year long for the most part. Orlando is home to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Florida, and SeaWorld. Orlando is also home to the second largest University in the US, the University of Central Florida (UCF). Where can you get to from Orlando? Orlando is about an hour's drive from Cocoa Beach and the "space coast" to include NASA and the Kennedy Space Center. Tampa is about 1.5 hours from Orlando. West Palm Beach is about 2.5 hours to the south and Jacksonville is about 2 hours to the northeast. Atlanta, GA is 6 hours to the northwest.

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Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or other related field.

Production/Manufacturing experience.
Strong communication skills, must be able to effectively communicate to all levels of employees, including executive management level.
Excellent interpersonal skills.

Experience in leading and working effectively with manufacturing teams in the planning and execution of identified solutions to technical problems.

Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.
Desired Skills:
Active Secret clearance
Production Operations leadership experience.
Production/Manufacturing and Machining experience.
Development and transition to production program experience.
Experience in the design of manufacturing processes, procedures, and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, machining and material handling

Capital Planning & Management experience
Lean and Six Sigma experience and/or black belt/green belt certification

Certified Cost Account Manager (CAM) for an EVMS program.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or other related field.

Production/Manufacturing experience.
Strong communication skills, must be able to effectively communicate to all levels of employees, including executive management level.
Excellent interpersonal skills.

Experience in leading and working effectively with manufacturing teams in the planning and execution of identified solutions to technical problems.

Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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.


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