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THAAD Interceptor Production Assistant Program Manager

Company name
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Grand Prairie, TX, United States

Employment Type

Manager, Security Clearance, Manufacturing, Aerospace

Posted on
Jan 30,2019

Valid Through
May 15,2019

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Description: Supports Interceptor Production Program Manager (PM) and Deputy Program Manager (DPM) in executing 3 concurrent USG and FMS contracts (Combined Buy, Lot 7/8, and Lot 9/10) and overseeing a budget of $5.4B through 2021.

In this role the Assistant Program Manager (APM) acts as the Program Management representative for their assigned Subcontract Management Teams. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring all parts required to build end items are ordered and received on time, fully compliant, and are assembled in support of our Internal Operating Plans ensuring contract milestones are met.

The APM must be aware of all issues with respect to their assigned products and manage how each issue will be addressed, who will act as the subject matter expert, how the information will be presented and ensure the issue is closed in a timely manner. The APM is expected to perform any duties assigned by the PM and DPM which include but are not limited to:

Acts as the primary back-up for customer point of contact for relevant program activities, supporting program review sessions with the customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance as needed.

Monitors adherence to the production integrated master schedule. In conjunction with the Program Manager, directs/prioritizes the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing, and administrative areas.

Supports affordability initiatives and producibility enhancements focused on driving down unit cost.

Coordinates activities between production sites and the program to clear constraints to DD250.

Coordinates changes to the existing Technical Data Package to meet program and/or customer needs.

Coordinates internal multidisciplinary special projects.

Coordinates the activities of suppliers in conjunction with Subcontract Management to support overall program goals.

Supports the Risk and Opportunity Management Board.

Program Health Metric Monitoring and Diagnosis.

Basic Qualifications:

The candidate shall have superior organizational and written/verbal communication skills.

A broad and thorough technical background associated with major hardware production is needed.

A thorough understanding of company processes and procedures is required.

Must be able to foster a good relationship with the customer and act as a liaison to them.

Must be able to coordinate multiple tasks with multiple people on multiple problems simultaneously.

Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance.

Desired Skills:

Missile production experience and working knowledge of THAAD missile production is desirable.

A good working knowledge of program management methods, global supply chain management, and missile assembly is also a plus.



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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Lockheed Martin Corporation
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Our employees are the core of our business here at Lockheed Martin. As the leading global security & aerospace company—and the #1 IT provider to the U.S. government—Lockheed Martin is a 115,000 person-strong team working to support the U.S. and its allies in the research, development and sustainment of advanced technology systems & services worldwide. Specialties Aeronautics, Information Technology, Space Systems, Defense, Technology, Cyber Security Over one hundred years ago, on August 16, 1912, Glenn L. Martin established the Glenn L. Martin Company in Los Angeles, California. He started the company after building his first plane in a rented church, where he took a leap of faith on his risky but innovative new aircraft design at the urging of none other than Orville Wright. Four months later and four hundred miles away, on December 19, 1912, Allan and Malcolm Lockheed founded the Alco Hydro-Aeroplane Company, later renamed the Lockheed Aircraft Company. Talented mechanics, they set up shop out of a garage, constructing seaplanes that would shatter speed and distance records for overwater flights.

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