Lockheed Martin Sr. RF Engineer in Grand Prairie, Texas

Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking a RF Engineer for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to support the Emerging Programs Production Engineering team. Emerging Programs are a collection of programs ranging from ground-based radar threat simulators, cruise missiles and short-range air and missile defense products to name a few. They team is in various phases of development where concepts are created, designs are evolving, advanced technologies are being testing and preparations are made to enter into production. The primary mission of this position is to ensure RF designs are producible (Design for Manufacture) in a full rate manufacturing environment and at a competitive cost (Design to Cost). Each program approaches these goals a little differently, so flexibility is key.

Frequent communication and collaboration with other disciplines including various Design Engineering groups, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineering, Global Supply Chain, Finance, Production Planning and Control, Contracts and Program Management are required. Collaboration with other RF Engineers on hardware layout, component evaluation, prototype construction and test to meet manufacturing rates and cost is a must.

The position can also involve working directly with our government customers, proposal estimating, manufacturing readiness assessments, creating manufacturing plans, make or buy analysis, presenting at various design and manufacturing reviews, travel to various manufacturing facilities including suppliers and other Lockheed Martin sites and any other manufacturing or tooling related issues that may arise.

Basic Qualifications:

Ability to obtain a security clearance

Experience designing and manufacturing microelectronics, RF sub-assemblies and/or RF systems

The successful candidate must possess detailed knowledge of RF design including high frequency and microwave applications (receivers, transmitters, antennas and frequency synthesizers)

Demonstrated effective communication skills including verbal, listening, technical writing and presentations

Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve technical/process issues varying from basic to very complex

Ability to interpret drawings, electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, product/performance specifications and other systems integration technical data

Knowledge of Lean manufacturing principles

Proficient in MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)

Ability to travel domestic and/or international

Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, including team building, collaboration and developing enduring business relationships

Desired Skills:

Bachelors or higher degree in electrical engineering

Experience with development programs

Experience in design for manufacturing or design to cost

Ability to effectively present technical information to non-technical people

Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification

Experience working with Government customers

SAP experience



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.

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