Lockheed Martin Project Management & Planning Operations Senior Manager in Fort Worth, Texas

The Planning and Strategy Senior Manager will lead a team focused on up-front planning, early engagements with the supply base, risk & opportunity, driving the operations tempo, and metric management for F-35 Supply Chain Management (SCM). Will be responsible for development, assessment and workflow analysis to ensure optimal business operations and continuous improvement.

Leader will provide capture and sourcing guidance and leadership for a team of supply chain professionals to enable the development and execution of the F-35 subcontract strategy. Must demonstrate expertise across a range of supply chain management, program management, process improvement, project management, and leadership skills; requires knowledge of activities across the Aero Enterprise. Expected to oversee the implementation and management of an F-35 SCM risk register, interface with program / enterprise risk boards, affordability/process excellence team. and provide resource planning and execution risk analysis. Responsible for alignment to the F-35 Line of Business and Aero SCM strategies through the development of the F-35 SCM strategy, execution of the strategy, generation of subcontract proposal forecasts, F-35 rate readiness/sustainment readiness support, facilitation of affordability initiatives and the development of internal operation performance measures to proactively mitigate risk and capitalize on opportunities. Ensure alignment across the entire F-35 SCM organization by driving the business rhythm and operational tempo, metrics management, tool development and maintenance, organizational communications and process improvement initiatives.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

Basic Qualifications - Experience in program/project management skills.

  • Demonstrated learning agility.

  • Experience developing long-term strategies and tactical plans to achieve enterprise objectives.

  • Experience with government regulations, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR ) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR).

  • Experience with subcontract cost, quality, schedule and technical program performance.

  • Experienced at identifying and building organizational talent.

Desired skills - Ability to successfully interface and interact with all levels of the organization. -Strong organizational skills to handle many overlapping projects simultaneously. -Experience with import, export and international trade regulations. - Demonstrated negotiations experience in a Truth in Negotiations (TINA) environment. - Masters degree preferred. - Experience managing procurement and/or sourcing teams. - Industry prime negotiation experience and customer interface. - Experience executing lean processes and initiatives. - Experience with systems such as MRP, LMAP, and SAP. - Experience leading large cross functional initiatives. - Strong presentation skills and ability to address complex matters/solutions with Senior Leadership and customers. - 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.

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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): Fort Worth Texas