Job Vacancy Purchasing & Engineering Aide Lockheed Martin

Job title: Purchasing & Engineering Aide

Company: Lockheed Martin

Job description: LMCareers Business Unit


Security Clearance






Business Area

Rotary and Mission Systems



Job Class

Hardware Engineering

Job Category


Req Type


Job Description

Here within Lockheed Martin’s Laser and Sensor Systems Business we are looking for a Purchasing & Engineering Aide to join our team, in Bothell, Washington.

Role responsibilities include:

  • Entering Purchase Requests from engineering into our purchasing systems
  • Helping with engineering lab and lab equipment management
  • Assisting Engineers in finding distributors that have stock of components and then creating the purchase requests
  • Tracking and managing budgets for small engineering purchases
  • Interface with vendors, manufacturing, purchasing, quality and other functions
  • Low level technical calculations and drawings
  • Data processing

Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

  • Medical (some LM locations have on-site medical)
  • Dental
  • 401(k) with generous matching
  • Paid time off including, (we have a 4×10 schedule which means: 52 three-day weekends!)
  • Work/life balance, family-friendly environment
  • Career development, career-growth, and lots of learning opportunities for aspiring minds
  • Knowledgeable, encouraging and engaged leadership
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition
  • Generous Tuition Reimbursement

Learn more about our competitive and comprehensive benefits package:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Basic Qualifications

*Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance to be considered for this position*

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tool set, particularly Excel and Word
  • Ability to multitask and to collaborate with engineering and independently drive material purchases
  • Financial management of engineering overhead budgets and purchase card (P-Card)
  • Possess strong organization, communication, and documentation skills
  • Must possess strong organizational and accounting skills with the ability to multitask and collaborate with the engineering team to define laboratory usage requirements and track technical issues
  • Demonstrated ability to manage engineering overhead equipment charge accounts and independently drive material purchases

Desired skills

  • An independent and detail-oriented mindset
  • Comfortable within a rapid development environment
  • Experience with Atlassian JIRA (or similar) issue tracking databases
  • Experience with Enterprise Product Data Management (EPDM) (or similar) databases
  • Previous expense budget management
  • Be self-motivated in performance of duties with limited supervision






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.

Ability to Telecommute

Part time telecommuting

Other Important Information

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.

Ability to work remotely

Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.

Work Schedule Information

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.

Security Clearance Information

This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.

Work Schedule

4×10 hour day, 3 days off per week

Select the Telework classification for this position

Employee will telework

Executive Order

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated will be required to adhere to onsite safety protocols.

Expected salary: $46100 – 76800 per year

Location: Bothell, WA

Job date: Sun, 10 Jul 2022 02:48:03 GMT

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