Materials Engineer


Full-timeEstimated: $73,000 - $93,000 a year
As a Materials and Process (M&P) Engineer at Lockheed Martin Space, you’ll have an opportunity to create a better world every day. Your tasks may include selecting Parts, Materials, and Processes (PMP) on new designs that will help defend our country, hands-on manufacturing of the next satellite, or providing oversight to an extensive supply chain providing products critical to Mission Success. Our M&P Engineers routinely work on a broad range of programs and projects, each geared to important human needs. Whatever your assignment, you’ll use your education and experience to take on formidable challenges. Meanwhile, you can rely on the resources of a global technology leader to back the kind of innovation that has characterized our historic breakthroughs.

So take on what’s never been done before. Become a Lockheed Martin M&P Engineer. You are meant to solve the hardest challenges and make a difference!

The candidate will perform Materials and Processes (M&P) technical engineering assignments. The candidate will troubleshoot problems and find innovative solutions.

The candidate will participate in the selection, qualification, testing, and failure analysis of materials & processes, prepare technical and progress reports on assigned tasks, prepare specifications, evaluate suppliers and analyze test reports.

The candidate will coordinate with other disciplines such as Design Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Engineering, and Procurement.

This position requires access to Export Controlled Information and the ability to obtain a security clearance. US Citizenship is required.

Basic Qualifications:
Successful candidates will have the following minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Physics, Material Sciences and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related background or field of study.

Knowledge of Materials and Processes for development, design, application and production.

Experience reviewing engineering drawings or blueprints.

Familiar with a variety of materials and process engineering disciplines such as metals, composites, adhesives, bonding, cleaning, failure analysis, and manufacturing operations.

Strong writing, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.

Desired Skills:These are skills that will set the ideal candidates apart:
Previous experience working on aerospace products.

Familiar with a variety of materials and process engineering disciplines including structural materials, adhesives, bonding, cleaning, and manufacturing operations.

Understanding of material properties, definitions, production and application.

Familiarity with technical requirements (material and process specifications, program requirements, etc.).

Ability to multi-task, handle shifting priorities and timeline pressure to meet project deadlines.

Previous failure analysis/resolution experience.


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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