Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Associate Manager for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to lead the Upper Tier Integrated Air and Missile Defense Production Engineering team. The position will lead a growing team of manufacturing engineers whose responsibilities include Design for Manufacture input, transition new or revised designs from development to production, proposal estimating, leading manufacturing process validation activities, driving cost reduction initiatives, identifying risks to production and implementing mitigation plans, Lockheed Martin and supplier factory manufacturing support, earned value management and any other program related manufacturing or tooling issues that may arise. This requires frequent communication and collaboration with people located across the United States including other Manufacturing Engineers and other functions like Design Engineering, Quality Engineering, Global Supply Chain, Finance, Production Planning and Control, Contracts, Program Management etc. In addition to leading the team this position will serve as the primary point of contact to the Government Customer on Manufacturing Engineering related topics. Exceptional communication and organizational skills are a must as well as experience in many of the tasks the team performs. Experience building positive relationships, communicating across functional and physical boundaries, improving processes and manufacturing of printed wiring assemblies is required. Experience interacting with the MDA customer is a big plus.Relocation is offered for this exciting opportunity.