Procurement Manager

October 27, 2022

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Job Description

About us:

Lockheed Martin is a dynamic, growing, and energetic organisation offering stimulating, challenging work at the forefront of technology. Lockheed Martin is a leader in Australia’s National Security, and our collaboration with Australian industry spans the Aeronautics, Maritime, Surveillance and Defence domains. We employ approximately 100,000 staff worldwide, and over 1000 staff in Australia across multiple locations.

About the role:

As the Procurement Manager you will be accountable for heading up the Procurement team to lead their efforts on customer centric supply chain activities across a variety of programs and projects. You will mature and innovate the procurement capability to support Lockheed Martin’s growing business in Australia including new facilities for warehousing and assembling. Fit-out activities and implementation of improved or new ERP/MRP systems and processes will be required.

This new, challenging and exciting role will see you providing effective Procurement leadership and management through robust policies, processes and procedures while applying a systematic approach to the development and introduction of new procurement solutions.

Other day to day responsibilities include:

  • Lead a broad range of procurement activities in support of a variety of programs and projects requiring high and medium complex sourcing as well as standard purchasing.
  • Lead and perform supplier identification and assessments for a wide range of goods and service types.
  • Mature and prepare the procurement capability for imminent growth and future business needs.
  • Provide procurement support for business development and capture activities of the business.
  • Lead, direct and mentor the Procurement team members to achieve their potential and maximising their contribution to the achievement of goals.
  • Proactively undertake all people management and development practices.
  • Provide a significant contribution to the creation of a positive and effective workplace culture which recognises and values both individual and team contributions to organisational effectiveness.
  • Continuously drive procurement process improvement and excellence.
  • Maintain a high level of procurement governance and compliance.

About you:

  • Extensive experience and advanced understanding of complex and simple procurement in commercial and defence environments.
  • Significant demonstrated procurement experience working within an engineering or project environment.
  • Demonstrated procurement experience in the context of new facility construction and fit-out activities.
  • Demonstrated experience with ERP/MRP systems and their implementation.
  • Business development and capture experience from a procurement perspective.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable law as it relates to procurement.
  • Significant experience providing effective guidance, mentoring and training to procurement employees.
  • Whilst not essential, CIPS or IACCM certification will be highly regarded.

Special Requirements:

Applicants are required to be Australian Citizens and ideally hold a current or re-instatable NV1 Defence Security Clearance.

What we offer you:

At Lockheed Martin we value our team and the contribution they make every day. We offer rewarding career pathways working on interesting projects that make a difference, continuous professional development and the opportunity to learn from a diverse team of talented individuals.

In return we offer:

  • Competitive Remuneration
  • A genuine work/life flexibility including a 9-day, compacted fortnight (every other Friday off)
  • Membership to Destination Discounts – that saves you money on many every day purchases including supermarkets, petrol, department stores to name a few
  • Salary packaging for car leasing