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Materials Solutions Senior Manager

Lockheed Martin


Location:
Bethesda, MD
Date:
02/01/2018
2018-02-012018-03-03
Job Code:
417512BR
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Job Details

• Lead the execution of the Materials Solutions team, one of four teams within the Emerging Technologies organization of the Future Enterprise Program (FEP). The Materials Solutions team is focused on the maturation of emerging technologies that will fundamentally change how we design, produce, and certify new materials required to meet the extreme performance requirements of future Lockheed Martin platforms and products. Initial technical focus areas include Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME), additive manufacturing, and material property data management. The team will focus on the maturation and deployment of emerging technologies to transform Lockheed Martin operations (engineering, manufacturing, supply chain management, and logistics and sustainment)
• Responsibilities include:
o Solutions Group Leadership overseeing the following primary elements:
 Connect the Community
• Lead a team of cross-BA representatives in the execution of all solutions group objectives
• Manage a Community of Practice (CoP) execution strategy that keeps BA subject matter experts in each technical focus area connected on a recurring rhythm throughout the year
 Strategic Roadmapping
• Define and maintain a vision for how each technical focus area will enable the realization of desired future business outcomes
• Lead the development of detailed strategic roadmaps for each technical focus area.
• Ensure roadmaps are aligned with FEP strategic imperatives, BA needs, and program needs
• Collaborate with EBS to identify IT requirements
 Project Definition and Oversight
• Define and oversee an FEP-funded project portfolio (executed by the BAs) that aligns with strategic roadmaps and supports identified BA and programs needs
 Partnership Strategy
• Define and execute a strategic partnership strategy to ensure Lockheed Martin is positioned to embrace and adopt the latest technological advancements as they mature
 Workforce Engagement
• Ensure solutions group work products, best practices, and BA success stories are shared broadly across the Lockheed Martin workforce
o America Makes (National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute)
 Oversee all Lockheed Martin engagement with America Makes
 Ensure Lockheed Martin meets all commitments associated with the America Makes membership agreement
 Serve as the senior Lockheed Martin representative to America Makes, and participate on their executive committee
 Ensure LM representation on other America Makes committees as required
o Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT)
 Oversee all Lockheed Martin engagement with the LIFT institute
 Ensure Lockheed Martin meets all commitments associated with the LIFT membership agreement
 Serve as the senior Lockheed Martin representative to LIFT, and participate on their executive committee
 Ensure LM representation on other LIFT committees as required
o Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI)
 Oversee all Lockheed Martin engagement with the IACMI institute
 Ensure Lockheed Martin meets all commitments associated with the IACMI membership agreement
 Serve as the senior Lockheed Martin representative to IACMI, and participate on their executive committee
 Ensure LM representation on other IACMI committees as required
• Represent FEP on related CTO FTT teams
• Define and hire staff needed to meet the responsibilities identified above
• Serve as the functional manager for staff members of the Materials Solutions group, and staff members of the Digital Solutions group as required. Digital Solutions group staff members will be matrixed to the Digital Solutions group lead, but will functionally report to the Materials Solutions Senior Manager

Basic Qualifications
• Experience in materials science or advanced materials research
• Considered an expert, authority in discipline.
• Experience with leading medium to large collaborative engineering projects to successful completion
• Experience facilitating a diverse group of technical and functional professionals to collaborate on common solutions

Desired skills
• The selected candidate must be a Full Spectrum Leader, with demonstrated success energizing teams, openly collaborating, and enabling their best performance
• The selected candidate must be capable of representing Lockheed Martin with professionalism in external settings with senior executives from industry and government
• The selected candidate must be capable of representing Lockheed Martin with professionalism in external settings with senior executives from industry and government
• The selected candidate will be a member of a high-performing virtual team and must be self-motivated with a strong work ethic, time-management, and interpersonal skills.
• The selected candidate must have experience with developing and maintaining strategic multi-year plans
• The selected candidate must have a strong understanding of the aerospace & defense industry
• The selected candidate must have insight into industry outside of the A&D sector where emerging technology can be crafted to provide LM with competitive discriminators
• The selected candidate must demonstrate effective communication skills as the position will require frequent interactions with technical and executive leaders across the enterprise
• The ability to travel for broad business area facilitation and team interaction is required and should be expected at approximately 25% of the time
• Experience with ICME, material science, additive manufacturing, advanced composites and other related emerging technologies that are transforming how new materials are designed, produced and certified
• Recognized leader in the field with familiarity of the cross-BA technical community
• Experience engaging with one or more Manufacturing USA institutes

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): Bethesda Maryland