Lockheed Martin Category Management Manager in Orlando, Florida

Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking a Category Management Manager for a position in Orlando, FL that is responsible for leading one of the SEMAC Electrical Components buying team and responsible for leading, coaching and mentoring a high-performing team of buying professionals in procuring electrical products in support of MFC production programs. Duties include:

Assist buyers manage high volume workload effectively

Ensure timely reporting of workload status

Provide SME guidance on Lockheed Martin Acquisition Procedures (LMAP), FAR provisions and Procure to Pay (P2P) systems issues relating to placing purchase orders

Manage supplier performance and work to drive improvement in order to meet 100% on time delivery and 100% quality performance goals

Basic Qualifications:

Proven leadership qualities

SME in procurement

SME in LMAP and applicable FAR provisions

Strong P2P systems knowledge and experience

Strong team leading skills

Excellent negotiating skills

Ability to interact effectively with other personnel in procurement, supplier quality, production planning, components engineering and legal

Proven abilities to transfer knowledge and to help individual team members achieve success

Proven ability to help team set appropriate priorities and execute work to meet schedule

Desired Skills:

Expertise in electrical components industry and marketplace

Dedicated change agent along with appropriate Lean Six

Sigma knowledge and skills

Strong understanding of LM MFC quality systems including supplier report card and supplier risk tool

Leads and works with an appropriate sense of urgency



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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