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Lockheed Martin Subcontract Manager Stf / Supplier Quality & Engineering in Grand Prairie, Texas

Description: Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control is seeking a Subcontract Manager for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to perform subcontract management duties in support of the Missiles & Fire Control (MFC) ATACMS program. This position is responsible for negotiating prices, price/cost analysis and compliant procurement documentation required by Lockheed Martin Acquisition Procedures (LMAP), local Site Work Instructions, and Command Media. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the procurement and management of subcontracts for complex subsystems, components, parts, and hardware in support of program needs. Duties include:

Representing the Lockheed Martin Global Supply Chain Organization (GSCO) as the prime Point of Contact (POC) for subcontracts or projects;

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

Preparing and releasing Requests for Proposals (RFPs), receiving, analyzing and evaluating proposals, negotiating subcontract prices, terms and conditions, selecting or recommending subcontractors, documenting agreements, administering resulting subcontracts/POs, including subcontract/PO closeout;

Negotiating modifications to subcontracts, developing positive working relationships, and interfacing with suppliers via phone, email, Skype or personal visits, as required. Confirming and/or expediting material deliveries to support program production dates;

Managing supplier relationships and supplier performance to achieve program and customer requirements and goals for Sales, Orders, and Profit.

Basic Qualifications:

Must have the ability to obtain a security clearance (not required to start);

Experience managing supplier relationships and cross- functional teams;

Able to lead groups in problem solving;

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, suppliers and other external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between functional organizations;

Ability and willingness to travel to supplier facilities to participate in meetings and to resolve subcontract/program issues on-site, as needed;

Previous experience with an Earned Value Management System (EVMS);

Previous experience with proposal estimating and preparation



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.


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