Project Engineer, Acquisitions/Proposals Job Opening

Project Engineer, Acquisitions/Proposals


Huntsville, Alabama

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Are you looking for an exciting career as a Project Engineer in a lead role at one of the top Aerospace and Defense Companies? Do you have the dedication and passion to make a significant contribution to mission success?

In this Project Engineer role, you will be responsible for working as the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Acquisition/Proposal Lead focusing on FMS and other future contracts. The main role of the THAAD New Business Team within the context of proposal development is to provide leadership and oversight as well as acquisition strategy to the THAAD FMS, Production, ACD, and TFSC contracts.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Leading/working with the appropriate groups who handle inputs to our proposals
  • Collecting and organizing Component inputs, work new business vs. execution issues, and Basis of Estimate (BOE) review
  • Understanding Task Orders and CLIN structures
  • Closely coordinating technical and schedule requirements with multiple teams (technical and finance) within THAAD including the interface between Sunnyvale, Huntsville and Dallas NB Teams
  • Working effectively in fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Leading effectively across all business functions
  • Leadership of multi-functional team across multiple Lockheed Martin sites
  • Exposure to Senior Management, Directors and Central Management
  • Program management and multi-functional leadership skills are requisite to success in this position.
  • Handling and being responsible for the operational aspects of ongoing projects; serving as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management
  • Reviewing status of projects and budgets; handling schedules and preparing status reports
  • Lead responsibilities including training and guiding junior team members

Typically has 5 - 10 years of professional experience.

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

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. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • Work/life balance
  • Career development
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition
Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Previous experience as an interface or representative to external customers/stakeholders
  • Previous experience with Request for Proposals (RFP) process and evaluation
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance
Desired Skills:
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • 5+ years’ experience in project management, systems engineering, and/or new business efforts
  • Strong organization, analytical, presentation, communications, and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive
  • Able to develop strategic process improvement for the assigned team and look for ways to implement in the organization.
  • Challenge driven leader with proven track record of meeting objectives and executing on commitments.
  • Ability to manage escalations and appropriately communicate to all stake-holders and executive staff
  • Familiarity with business processes (invoicing, billing, funding, etc.) in the context of prime and subcontracts
  • Experience with IDIQ contracts
  • Familiarity with THAAD weapon system elements, capabilities and CONOPS
  • Experience presenting to Senior Leadership
  • Active Secret clearance

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.
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