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Propulsion Engineer / Solid Propulsion / Grand Prairie, TX

Lockheed Martin

Grand Prairie, TX
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Lockheed Martin is seeking a Propulsion Engineer to perform propulsion engineering research, design, evaluation, and testing in order to provide mechanical engineering support for multiple aspects associated with solid rocket motor (SRM) propulsion systems during their development and/or production. The effort involves complex technical problems that require solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.

The candidate will be responsible for addressing technical issues for the propulsion system to include its various subsystems and components leading up to and including the integration of the propulsion system into the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (LMMFC) rocket and/or missile systems. Tasks include coordination with product design, interface development, coordination with other analysis group engineers, Materials, Production Operations, and other departments. This includes supporting system level trade studies, supporting missile level packaging studies, supporting development of interface control drawings, performance specifications and statement of requirements that will be sent to the propulsion system subcontractor for use in propulsion system development and production.

The candidate will work with Solid Rocket Motor (SRM) suppliers, as required to satisfy program requirements. The candidate will also perform analysis to assess the design relative to its required environments and design constraints. Additional efforts include participation in verifying all technical requirements are meet, review of design package information, preparation of test plans, support to propulsion testing and test results, supporting technical interchange meetings and design reviews, support hardware fabrication and testing

Basic Qualifications
-BS degree from an accredited college in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering, or related field
-Candidate must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a Department of Defense Secret Clearance
-Solid propulsion engineering and analysis in the aerospace industry
-Established understanding of propulsion systems engineering, with a desire to learn more
-Demonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills.
-Capable of performing in a fast paced, dynamic environment, and working in an inclusive, team environment
-Considered experienced, but still a learner
-Experience with Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
-Strong writing and verbal communication skills for supporting the generation of various specifications, statement of requirements, test plans, test reports and presentations.
-Candidate must have strong analytical and organizational skills
-Candidate must have the ability to travel

Desired skills
-MS degree from an accredited college in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering, or related field
-Demonstrated propulsion system engineering related experience
-The candidate should be considered knowledgeable and proficient, but is still a learner with emerging technologies
-Candidate must have highly developed interpersonal and organizational skills. The candidate must also have demonstrated creativity/innovation to solve issues

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s team of 113,000 people works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin has employees based in all 50 states and more than 570 facilities that span 70 countries.

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, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Grand Prairie Texas

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