Subcontract Manager

Lockheed Martin is seeking a Subcontract Manager for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to perform subcontract management duties in support of the Precision Fire line of business. This position is responsible for all aspects of subcontract management focused on one strategic major subcontractor in support of multiple programs within the Precision Fires line of business. The role requires significant knowledge of negotiations, price/cost analysis, effective interface with executive level, compliant procurement documentation required by Lockheed Martin Acquisition Procedures (LMAP), local Site Work Instructions and Command Media. This position is responsible for providing leadership, mentoring, training, and problem solving working directly with other subcontract managers focused on the performance of a key strategic subcontractor. The position is responsible for:

Representing Lockheed Martin Global Supply Chain Organization (GSCO) as a prime point of contact for subcontracts and related tasks.

Manage complex subcontracts, including those with Spec / SOW-driven requirements, and other specific procurements as required.

Prepare and release RFPs, receive, analyze and evaluate proposals, negotiate subcontract terms and conditions, select or recommend subcontractors, document agreements, administer resulting subcontracts/POs, including subcontract / PO closeout.

Negotiate modifications to subcontracts, develop positive working relationships, and interface with suppliers via phone, email, or personal visits.

Confirm and / or expedite material deliveries to support program production dates.

Lead cross-functional teams to establish or change hardware specifications, quality requirements, and schedules, including Failure Analysis (FA) and determination of root cause and corrective action with suppliers.

Manage supplier relationships and supplier performance to achieve program and customer requirements for sales, orders, and profit.

Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems.

Basic Qualifications
Must have the ability to obtain a security clearance

Experience managing supplier relationships and cross functional teams

Able to proficiently develop, apply, and analyze the effectiveness of Supply Chain methods to turn materials into products

Able to lead groups in problem solving.

Responsible for mentoring and training other subcontract managers.

Excellent communications, negotiations, presentation, and documentation skills

Desired skills
Cross-functional knowledge of Supplier Quality and Engineering as they relate to subcontract management

Ability to create and present using Microsoft Office tools

Ability to interact with senior management and external personnel on significant matters, which often requires coordination between functional organizations

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Strong mentoring and training skills

Effective in influencing and establishing positive relationships

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): Grand Prairie Texas


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