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Aeronautical Engineering Manager

Lockheed Martin

Palmdale, CA
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The candidate will lead the Engineering and Technology Air Vehicle Flight Test Engineering team across multiple ADP programs at the Palmdale site. This team provided various flight test engineering services to LM programs, lines of business and external customers. The candidate provides the LM Aero voice representing flight test full spectrum of tasking from proposal development through post flight reporting. Leads the team that provides customized test processes to individual customers and circumstances. Provides the leadership required to assess prototype aircraft operations for risk and assist in developing appropriate mitigation procedures. Responsible for planning and forecasting for flight test engineering staffing, flight test engineering performance to program budget and schedule, flight test related capital, and information technology projects to meet the need of the Aeronautics flight test engineering and ADP program teams. This position will require the candidate to interface locally with ADP, U2, and Palmdale site leadership to include Program Directors, Flight Operations leadership, Engineering and Technology leadership, and external customers. Interface with government representatives at the test installations may be required. Responsible for coordinating subordinate employee recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, work assignments, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions

***Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access and an Interim Secret clearance to start.***

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technical Discipline required
Flight Test experience is required
Project management experience is required

Desired skills
Developmental test program experience
Test project lead or ship lead experience
Business proposal development experience
Test support beyond flight test
Experience and understanding of flight operations, maintenance, configuration management, aircraft modification, avionics flight test, flight sciences flight test
Proven organizational, communications (verbal and written) and leadership skills
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain good customer relations
Presentation experience
Team lead experience
Experience interfacing with all levels of customer management

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): Palmdale California