The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space (opens in new window)
At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator, and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence, and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration, and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.
Going to space is just the beginning. It’s what you do when you get there that matters. Lockheed Martin builds the satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers. Connecting people. Advancing discovery. And protecting what matters most. Lockheed Martin-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide.
As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. That’s why we’re crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change. Your mission is ours. And as that mission evolves, we’ll be ready. Will you?
Every day, our 110,000 employees come to work with one focus – our customers’ missions. 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.
What does this role look like?
Did you ever think that you could work for a company and actually have an impact on programs that are working on putting astronauts on Mars, creating 3D printed satellites, launching payloads that learn in orbit, or that are developing national defense systems? Lockheed Martin Space technology connects millions of people around the world and we’re accelerating tomorrow’s breakthroughs to help our customers stay ahead in an ever-changing world. We’re shaping the space technologies of tomorrow, today. At Space, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee. At Space, we value your skills, training, and education. Come, join us and experience your future!
What will you be working on?
This position reports to the Space Systems Procurement Organization and requires the selected candidate to work with Supply Chain to perform P-Card Administrative Tasks, miscellaneous overhead functions, and possibly expediting hardware deliveries to meet internal build schedules.
This position is in a fast-paced and high-volume environment. The selected candidate must be able to work in a team atmosphere, handle multiple tasks with competing priorities, meet critical deadlines, and have excellent written and oral communication skills. To be successful, the individual must be able to develop effective relationships with teammates, buyers, management and supplier contacts.
Will be required to update and maintain records and tracking databases with the most up to date status. The role requires preparation and presentation of critical item status to Management.
Requires adaptability to rapidly changing priorities and providing detailed and prompt responses with appropriate solutions.
Must be able to interface with senior leadership.
WORK LOCATION FOR THIS POSITION IS AT THE LOCKHEED MARTIN FACILITY IN AGUADILLA, PUERTO RICO
To be successful, you will need to possess these basic qualifications:
- Experience in, or exposure to supply chain management.
- Outstanding interpersonal, customer service skills, telephone etiquette, and written correspondence.
- Experience within a team environment, working in a fast-paced, high volume setting.
- Possess English excellent communication skills, both written, verbal, and presentation, to effectively communicate business cases to all levels of peers, suppliers, as well as program and executive management.
To be successful, ideally, you should also have:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education,
- Experience with SAP P2P or similar ERP Software,
- Ability to perform as a team player with other Buyers as well as interacting with all levels of management and support personnel,
- Ability to maintain objectivity while performing multiple tasks while under pressure to meet customer requirements; self-motivated; takes initiative,
- Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills,
- Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities,
- Ability to analyze a problem and recommend solutions,
- Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite – including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants selected must be able to successfully pass to a background investigation and drug test.
At Space, we value your skills, training, and education.
We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee. Come, join us and experience your future!
The Coolest Jobs are in Space!(opens in new window)
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers pursue the hardest missions. Those that demand exceptional 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.
…just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin Space!
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.
Telecommute: The work associated with this position will be performed at the designated Lockheed Martin facility. Situational telecommuting may be considered and authorized at the discretion of your leader and based upon the role.
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: 9×80 every other Friday off
Clearance Level: None
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.