Lockheed Martin F-35 Industrial Participation Programs - Individual Contributor in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: This position will develop future International customer industrial participation programs and associated projects for countries like Germany, Finland, Switzerland or Canada. This role provides program level leadership and oversight of a number of complex and critical organizations and processes necessary to support the successful development and execution of industrial participation strategies. These opportunities must meet program needs and also create advantage for LM by helping to support campaigns, future pursuits and keep sold activities on current commitments.

The selected candidate will support the Industrial Participation team responsible for identifying, developing, proposing, and implementing industrial programs and projects in support of International sales for the F-35 Program. Directly interfaces with FMS customer, USG, international and domestic partners for engagement and execution, and develops strategic initiatives affecting Industrial Participation requirements. Tasking may include, although will not be limited to, identification, documenting and development of applicable process and procedures, support of Industrial program development of an executable program addressing Cost, Schedule & Technical elements in proposal development, development of program metrics, tracking and reporting, development and maintenance of program documentation and databases in direct support of Capture Management activities and Program Management activities.

The selected candidate must have the ability to communicate across functional boundaries, Tier 1 OEMs, LM Business Units and provide detailed presentations with solutions to Executive Leadership.

This position will involve the development of agreements with Government and Industrial Participation suppliers while keeping the current Industrial partners arrangements fruitful and viable. This person will support the implementation of Industrial programs that meet or exceed program schedule and budget commitments. This includes reporting on Industrial progress, and ensures Industrial commitments are implemented in accordance with relevant policies and procedures. This position will support engagements and interactions with International industries and with subject matter experts within foreign governments to understand applicable regulations and expectations. Lead the strategic approach using analytics to drive precise focus points.

***International travel required, sometimes significant.***

***Must be a US Citizen or legally authorized to work in US as a permanent resident. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.***

Desired Skills: F35 experience with development and execution of international industrial strategies to include participation in political advocacy

F-35 International production or sustainment experience

Ability to form strategic partnerships across F-35 organizations, businesses and/or LM business units to improve execution and competitive performance.

Significant Industrial experience and International experience with industry partners, including established relationships and experience in the specified countries and working collaborative business area and enterprise-wide projects.


Program Management experience with some leadership experience.

Experience working with international governments and industries to develop successful industrial program opportunities.

Experience with International production programs, manufacturing and sustainment operations.

Experience with program execution planning and meeting deliverables

Experience managing expectations with multi-functional operations

Bachelor's degree

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