Subcontract Administrator
Lockheed Martin

Subcontract Administrator Huntsville, AL

Full Time Huntsville, AL 20.56 - 22.04 USD Today
Job description

Job ID: 628354BR
Date posted: May. 18, 2023

Locations: Huntsville, Alabama
Program: NGI

Description:The coolest jobs on this planet... or any other... are with Lockheed Martin Space

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds' hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Going to space is just the beginning. It's what you do when you get there that matters. Lockheed Martin builds the satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers. Connecting people. Advancing discovery. And protecting what matters most. Lockheed Martin-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide.

And as that mission evolves, we'll be ready. Will you?

What is it like to work in Subcontract Administration ?

Did you ever think that you could work for a company and actually have an impact on programs that are working on putting astronauts on Mars, creating 3D printed satellites, launching payloads that learn in orbit, or that are developing national defense systems? Lockheed Martin Space technology connects millions of people around the world and we're accelerating tomorrow's breakthroughs to help our customers stay ahead in an ever-changing world. We're shaping the space technologies of tomorrow, today. At Space, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach - and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee. At Space we value your skills, training, and education. Come, join us and experience your future!

Supply Chain's vision is to enable customer and mission success through supply chain strategies and execution that deliver superior operational program performance and create competitive advantage through continuous improvement. It is our mission to deliver affordable supply chain solutions that meet all program requirements and manage supply chain risks to ensure positive supplier performance through all phases of the program life-cycle from capture to sustainment.

This role will offer you the following daily challenges:

Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and services for subcontracts in support of development, production and global sustainment for multiple contract types. Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders' conferences, develops evaluation criteria, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes subcontract packages for review, prepares awards and administers resulting subcontracts. Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts. Participates with contracts administration and purchasing to develop subcontract policies and procedures. May sign supplier agreements and purchase orders within established authority.

This position does not support teleworking; the preferred candidate will be located near our Lockheed Martin Space facility in one of the Coolest places to work: "Rocket City USA" Huntsville, AL , and be expected to work in the office.
Basic Qualifications:
To be successful, you will need to possess these basic qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education
  • 2+ years of professional experience in supply chain management, i.e. subcontract management, procurement, contract negotiation, or related field.
  • Prior professional experience with the procurement of specialized materials, complex assemblies, and equipment within the Defense industry; and working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR), as well as standard contract types.
  • Prior professional experience with SAP or equivalent ERP System
  • You will need to be a US Citizen, and be able to obtain and maintain a US DoD SECRET clearance, to support this government contract, as well as successfully pass a drug and background check, in order to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Desired Skills:
To be successful, ideally, you should also have:
  • Experience placing purchase orders through P2P system (Procure to Pay)
  • Thorough knowledge of acquisition policies and procedures such as LMAP and thorough knowledge of FAR/DFAR acquisition policies
  • Experience expediting suppliers or vendors
  • SAP experience with inventory and procurement transactions
  • Supply chain knowledge / experience from statement of work (SOW) through purchase order (PO) closure
  • Ability to analyze a problem and recommend solutions
  • Ability to organize and prioritize assignments
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced; multi-faceted environment.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proven exceptional strategic communication skills, both written, verbal, and presentation, to effectively communicate business cases to all levels of peers, suppliers, as well as program and executive management, with an ability to persuade and motivate action.
  • Active Security Clearance

PLEASE NOTE-Other important information:
  • By applying to this role, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities, within Lockheed Martin, 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.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Benefits of Employment:

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually.

Learn more about Lockheed Martin's competitive and comprehensive benefits package here.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges differences and big-picture thinking.

We are creating a better today and tomorrow by seamlessly aligning diversity and inclusion efforts with Lockheed Martin's values and business strategy. We offer business resource groups such as Black Excellence Council for (BEC), The Women's Impact Network (WIN), Professional Asian American Network (PAAN), Hispanic Organization for Leadership & Awareness (HOLA), Military/Veterans Network, PRIDE LGBT Professional Network, and more. We are also committed to enabling transitioning veterans to connect with their communities and find new purpose as they reintegrate into civilian life. By clicking on the links, you can find out more on how we proudly support Global Diversity and Hiring Our Heroes

At Space we value your skills, training, and education. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach - and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee... join us to experience your future!
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: 9x80 every other Friday off
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.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: SPACE
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Purchasing/Procurement/Supply Chain
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First

Subcontract Administrator
Lockheed Martin
Bethesda, MD
James D. Taiclet
$10+ billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Aerospace & Defense
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