Lockheed Martin Supply Chain Strategic Negotiator in Sunnyvale, California

Manages, collaborates and supports Account Directors, Category Managers, Design Engineering, QEs and SCM team to develop long term and short term negotiation subcontract strategies for sustainable affordability for current and future supply chain contracting. Leads SSC supplier value engineering initiatives. Develop and implement Strategic Subcontract management efforts and coordinate with Engineering Product and development teams to develop and maintain subcontractor product roadmaps, innovative technology discriminators and issues & opportunities for key common SSC subcontractors. Develops solutions to complex technical and programmatic problems which require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovativeness. Provides performance management leadership to improve Operational Excellence through increased focus on affordability and execution by working with SCMTs to lead and support SCM strategic initiatives. Lead product teams to identify opportunities to enhance performance, technical performance and affordability for standard products.. Collaborate with Value Acceleration efforts at the Corporate level, including leading activities involving all LM BAs.

Basic Qualifications Broad knowledge and experience in subcontracts, engineering, Finance, working with subcontractors and/or program performance and technical management.

Ability to perform lead role within SCM formulating strategies with LOB Subcontract Management Teams (SCMTs), Engineering, Quality and Programs and Corporate Enterprise Operations.

Excellent presentation, interpersonal, teaming and communication skills and the ability to communicate with a positive impact.

Action and closure oriented.

Disciplined business and technical acumen, diplomacy, multi-functional team orientation, high ethical standards and flexibility are required.

Appropriate degree from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education, with professional experience and specialized training commensurate with assignment.

Desired skills 10+ years in Subcontracts

Strong negotiation skills

Ability to teach and help apply value acceleration/negotiation tools

Work with all levels of the organization – at supplier and internal

Strong working relationships with suppliers

Provide cross functional support

Works well in teams

Manage multiple projects at one time

Leadership behaviors and attributes will be assessed during the selection process.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s team of 113,000 people works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in all 50 states and more than 570 facilities that span 70 countries.

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Job Location(s): Littleton California, Littleton Colorado