Procurement Representative

Lockheed Martin

Many employees work a 9 day fortnight. That's 9 slightly longer days over 2 weeks (80 hours total), with every second Friday off. Other employees work a 4 day week (4x10hr days).

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Orlando, USA ⚠️

Job Responsibilities

Job ID: 666674BRDate posted: May. 15, 2024Program: F-35 Sensors

Description: The Candidate selected will have the opportunity to work on the fast-paced F35 Sensors Program, supporting both the Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) and Distributed Aperture System (DAS) Windows, both of which are vital to equip the world’s most advanced fighter jet: the F-35 Lightning II. The EOTS is an affordable, high-performance, lightweight, multifunction system that provides precision air-to-air and air-to-surface targeting capability. EOTS enhances F-35 pilots’ situational awareness and allows aircrews to identify areas of interest, perform reconnaissance and precisely deliver laser and GPS guided weapons. Through the DAS, high-resolution, real-time images are streamed from six infrared cameras mounted around the aircraft, straight to the pilot’s visor, taking the F-35 helmet’s virtual reality to the next level. With the F-35 Lightning II, pilots have the ability to fly virtually undetected, communicate across a secure network, lock on with laser precision, transform vast amounts of data into actionable information, and utilize real-time virtual reality.

Candidate will be the Program Procurement Liaison for the F-35 Sensors Program interfacing primarily with our Central Purchasing team. Candidate will also be responsible for all material/hardware activities including general purchasing, daily supplier and internal customer interface, subcontract management, supporting the production floor activity, and material management. Coordinates with cross-functional teams to ensure on-time deliveries that meet program performance, schedule, technical, and cost requirements for a range of standard commodities to higher risk, complex subassemblies. Adheres to policies, procedures, programs, systems and assures timely and economical procurement of all material, parts, assemblies, equipment and services as well as the timely planning, control and distribution of all materials, property and customer assets

required to manufacture. Supports and leads cost reduction initiatives, change activity, program meetings, and other activity in compliance with government regulations and contractual commitments.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain or related discipline from an accredited college.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products (Power Point, Word, Excel)

• Customer focus experience

• Work independently and in a team environment (teamwork oriented)

• Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to handle demanding, time-sensitive workloads/tasks with complete follow-through

Desired Skills:

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Demonstrated critical thinking / problem solving abilities

• Able to multi-task several critical assignments at both time and ability to work both independently and

within a team structure

• Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment

Clearance Level: None

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: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.

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: Purchasing/Procurement/Supply Chain

Type: Full-Time

Shift: First


Global aerospace and defense company focused on innovation and security.

Working Week

Many employees work a 9 day fortnight. That's 9 slightly longer days over 2 weeks (80 hours total), with every second Friday off. Other employees work a 4 day week (4x10hr days).

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Our Vacation Policy

Our employees accrue at least 10 hours of PTO per month, plus 90 hours for holidays; additional sick leave and vacation time based on tenure.

Remote Working Policy

We offer fully remote positions available, with some roles requiring proximity to major facilities and occasional travel.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Yearly bonuses
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 116k across 19 departments:

  • engineering
  • information technology
  • finance
  • operations
  • business development
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Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Microsoft Office
  • Customer focus
  • Organizational skills
  • Written communication
  • Verbal communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Multi-tasking

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