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Senior Subcontract Administrator

LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION - Littleton, CO 80125

 

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The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space

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?

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!

As a Subcontractor Administrator Staff this role will offer you the following daily challenges::

  • Sources and purchases various Procurements, including but not limited to, machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or necessary to support the operation of an organization.
  • Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records.
  • Ability to determine pricing to be fair and reasonable based on technical evaluation, history, market data or cost element evaluation.
  • Work closely with suppliers to execute contracts and provide contract management support with complex contracts.
  • Work all aspects of the Procurement interface including competition, Supplier performance indicators, invoices/billings, changes, schedule, budgets, funding.
  • Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records. 
  • Facilities Construction Procurement Support working competitions and single source hardware and services.
  • Contract Management for Complex Contracts
  • Complex Competitions
  • Price Analysis
  • Negotiations

Basic Qualifications:
To be successful, you will need to possess these basic qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 6 years of professional experience; or 4 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered career, or journey, level.
  • Experience with initiating and managing formal, multi million dollar contracts
  • Complex Solicitation/Evaluation Experience
  • Leading the sourcing selection team and evaluating bidders
  • Working knowledge of various contract types Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Cost Plus (CP), Time and Material (T&M), or Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP)
  • Construction regulatory compliance knowledge and execution
  • Requirements documentation experience
  • Supplier management experience
  • Experience in negotiating contracts
  • Possess excellent English 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.

Desired Skills:
To be successful, ideally, you should also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or other business related area
  • Facilities knowledge
  • Supply Chain Management experience
  • Construction contracting experience
  • Demonstrated customer service mindset
  • Leadership skills
  • FAR contracting knowledge


PLEASE NOTE: Applicants selected must be able to successfully pass to a background investigation and drug test.

Benefits of Employment:

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges 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 {many choices of plans; some LM locations have on-site medical}
  • Dental
  • 401k {with generous matching}
  • Paid time off including, {we have a 9x80 schedule which means: 25 three-day weekends}
  • Work/life balance, family-friendly environment
  • Career development, career-growth, and lots of learning opportunities for aspiring minds
  • Fun, talented and witty teammates
  • Knowledgeable, supportive and engaged leadership
  • Diverse, inclusive and community-minded organization
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition
  • Generous Tuition Reimbursement

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

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!

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!

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
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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.

EXPERIENCE LEVEL:
Experienced Professional