Mechanical Design Engineer Senior Staff, Grand Prairie (DFW), TX - Military Veterans

at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Grand Prairie, Texas

**Description:** Lockheed Martin seeks an experienced Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie, TX, to support efforts associated with a development program\.

The candidate for this position will work as an Integrated Product Team \(IPT\) Lead in a development program environment and support validation testing type activities associated with specific missile / canister components\.

The candidate will be expected to screen and evaluate failures, defects, production issues, and/or questions from the shop and suppliers and leverage engineering teams as necessary to develop viable solutions, usually in time sensitive situations\.

Other notable tasks include:

Development of 3D drawing models and creation/release of 2D engineering drawings using 3D CAD Software, preferably PTC CREO\-4\.

Interface development and generation of Instructional Engineering Release \(IER\) documents\.

Technical support to program suppliers for procured components\.

Collaborate / Coordinate with other Engineering \(Structures, and M&P\) and technical disciplines \(Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Product Support\), Procurement \(Materials and Subcontract Management\), Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Engineering, Production Operations, and product line suppliers / vendors\.

Provide engineering liaison effort to support the fabrication, assembly and integration tasks associated with the product line, including auditing manufacturing work instructions, production process reviews, and attending supplier audits\.

Support product line validations \(PLVs\) at program suppliers and first article inspections\.

Review proposed related changes from the supplier and the production team and assess the impacts/applicability to the program\.

Interface with customers, a multi\-functional team \(Engineering, Configuration Management, Global Supply Chain, Contracts, Program Management, Manufacturing, International Trade and Compliance\) in a fast\-paced dynamic environment to support production and meet program commitments\.

Travel to support and provide technical assistance to existing / new suppliers, support hardware fabrication, assembly, integration, and testing activities, and provide on\-site support to vendors as needed\.


Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position\.

The Locale:

Grand Prairie is part of the “Mid\-Cities” region in the Dallas\-Fort Worth Metroplex which is in the North Central region of Texas\. Grand Prairie is a suburb of both Dallas and Fort Worth\. The region offers a great cost of living combined with a robust economy and a pleasant climate\.

The Mid\-Cities is the suburban region filling the thirty\-mile span between Dallas and Fort Worth\. These communities include the cities of Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, HEB \(Hurst, Euless and Bedford\), NRH \(North Richland Hills and Richland Hills\), Haltom City, Watauga, and Keller, along with multiple other smaller towns such as Trophy Club and Roanoke and together represent more people than either Dallas or Fort Worth\.

**Basic Qualifications:**

Candidate must be a U\.S\. Citizen and have the ability to obtain a Department of Defense Secret Clearance\.

Must have the ability to travel \(approximately 10\-20%\) as it may be required to support hardware fabrication / integration / activities\.

Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 12\+ years of professional experience\.

3D parametric modeling experience using \(preferred 3D parametric modeling software, PTC CREO4\)\.

**Desired Skills:**

Exposure to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing \(GD&T\)\.

Experience with detail, assembly, and installation type 2D drawings and preparedness to move into Model Based \.

Knowledge of manufacturing and manufacturing processes\.

Knowledge of drawing standards\.

The candidate should have experience with Material Review Board \(MRB\) type experience, where disposition of discrepancy reports will be required by engineering\.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software \(Excel, Word, and PowerPoint\)\.

Knowledge of Windchill dPLM \(for drawing/model release\)\.

Previous Lockheed Martin and/or Missile program experience is 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\.


Experienced Professional

Grand Prairie, Texas

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

Lockheed Martin is led by Marillyn A. Hewson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Our Mission:  We solve complex challenges, advance scientific discovery and deliver innovative solutions to help our customers keep people safe.

Our Vision: Be the global leader in supporting our customers' missions, strengthening security and advancing scientific discovery.


Our Values:

Do What's Right

Respect Others

Perform With Excellence

CUSTOMER BASE: As a global security, innovation, and aerospace company, the majority of Lockheed Martin's business is with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. federal government agencies. In addition, Sikorsky (a Lockheed Martin Company) provides military and rotary-wing aircraft to all five branches of the U.S. armed forces along with military services and commercial operators in 40 nations. The remaining portion of Lockheed Martin's business is comprised of international government and commercial sales of products, services and platforms. 


Lockheed Martin's operating units are organized into broad business areas.

Aeronautics, with approximately $20.1 billion in 2017 sales which includes tactical aircraft, airlift, and aeronautical research and development lines of business.

Missiles and Fire Control, with approximately $7.2 billion in 2017 sales that includes the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System, PAC-3 Missiles as some of its high-profile programs.

Rotary and Mission Systems with approximately $14.2 billion in 2017 sales, which includes Sikorsky military and commercial helicopters, naval systems, platform integration, simulation and training and energy programs lines of business.

Space, with approximately $9.5 billion in 2017 sales which includes space launch, commercial satellites, government satellites, and strategic missiles lines of business. 



2017 Sales: $51 Billion

Backlog: $100 Billion

Cash Flow from Operations: $6.5 Billion

Stock Ticker Symbol: LMT, on the New York Stock Exchange. Ranked 64th on the 2015 Fortune 500 list of largest industrial corporations

(All amounts approximate)


Employees: approximately 100,000 employees in the United States and internationally

Operations: 590+ facilities in 50 states throughout the U.S.; Internationally, business locations in over 70 nations and territories


Lockheed Martin Corporation

6801 Rockledge Drive

Bethesda, MD 20817 U.S.A.

(301) 897-6000

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