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Lockheed Martin Manufacturing Engineer Early Career in Camden, Arkansas

Description: Lockheed Martin in Camden, AR is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team on the PAC - 3 Sustainment (Depot) program.

Key Responsibilities:

- Analyze existing manufacturing processes, identify inefficiencies, and propose improvements to enhance productivity and reduce costs.

- Implement lean manufacturing principles and best practices to streamline operations and minimize waste.

- Develop, document, and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) to ensure consistency and quality in production.

- Work closely with quality control teams to establish and maintain quality standards and inspection processes.

- Identify and resolve production-related issues that may impact product quality.

- Conduct root cause analysis and implement corrective and preventive actions (CAPA) as needed.

- Collaborate with design and R&D teams to provide manufacturing input during the product development phase.

- Create and oversee manufacturing plans for new product launches, building initial test units, and ensuring efficient production scaling.

- Lead or participate in cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement projects.

- Utilize data analysis and statistical tools to identify areas for enhancement and implement data-driven solutions.

- Evaluate, select, and implement new manufacturing equipment or technologies to improve efficiency and reduce downtime.

- Oversee equipment maintenance and develop preventive maintenance schedules.

Health and Safety:

- Promote and adhere to safety protocols and regulations, ensuring a safe working environment for all employees.

Camden is in southern Arkansas and about a two hour drive south from Little Rock, AR. Relocating to Camden can be an appealing choice for a variety of reasons. Here are some compelling factors to consider:

- Affordable Cost of Living: Camden offers a lower cost of living compared to many other parts of the United States. Housing, utilities, and everyday expenses are often more budget-friendly.

- Natural Beauty: The area is known for its scenic landscapes, with opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, and camping in the nearby Ouachita National Forest and other natural areas.

- Historic Charm: Camden has a rich history and

a well-preserved downtown area with historic architecture, which adds to its charm and offers a sense of nostalgia.

- Strong Sense of Community: Camden is known for its tight-knit community and friendly residents. It's a place where people tend to look out for one another.

- Recreational Activities: The city offers a range of recreational options, including golf courses, sports facilities, and parks for residents to enjoy.

- Proximity to Outdoor Activities: Camden's location in southern Arkansas provides easy access to outdoor adventures, with opportunities for boating, hunting, and exploring the Ouachita River.

- Relaxed Pace of Life: For those seeking a quieter and less hectic lifestyle, Camden offers a more relaxed pace of life, making it an attractive option for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of larger cities.

- Small-Town Feel: Camden provides a small-town atmosphere with local businesses, community events, and a genuine sense of belonging.

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree in an engineering or STEM field

- Hands-on experience with hand tools, power tools and machines.

- Proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite.

- Proficient in the use of 3D CAD software (Creo, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, CATIA or equivalent)

Desired Skills:

-Promoting safety practices on the shop floor and eliminating safety risk

-Troubleshooting production issues using failure mode effects and analysis (FMEA), root cause analysis, and implementing corrective actions (RC/CA)

-Implementing continuous improvement projects using 6S and Lean manufacturing techniques

-Customer service skills to communicate to the shop floor and train operators

-Developing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Work Instructions and Bill of Materials (BoM)

-Interpreting complex engineering drawings and specifications including Geometric and Dimensional Tolerances (GD&T)

-Incorporating configuration changes on existing procedures and verifying alignment with engineering requirements

-Designing new tools and maintaining existing tooling/equipment

-Project management experience in writing a business case, developing estimates, reporting schedule, and coordinating task between multiple functions.

-Ability to work in a collaborative and team-based environment

Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.

Clearance Level: Secret

Other Important Information You Should Know

Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.

Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.

Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.

Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week

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.

The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.

At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you’re invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs , and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.

Experience Level: 4 yr and up College


Relocation Available: Possible

Career Area: Manufacturing

Type: Full-Time

Shift: First