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Manager, Operations (2nd shift)

Anaheim, California

Job ID IMS20211004-59499
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My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Manager, Operations (2nd shift)

Job Code: IMS20211004-59499

Job Location: Anaheim, CA

Job Description:

This position will work the 2nd shift: 3:00 pm - 12:30 am.  The Manager of Operations for the Maritime Power Systems Division’s Anaheim location is responsible for strategic and daily execution of the operations function, including manufacturing, quality, continuous improvement, and EH&S for all programs within the business.  

Essential Functions: 

  • Lead multi-disciplinary operation in 2nd shift manufacturing, quality, continuous improvement and EH&S
  • Develop and implement strategies to meet cost, quality, delivery, customer satisfaction, EHS, and continuous improvement commitments
  • Develop a world-class operations team through staffing, training, and talent management initiatives while serving as a role model for integrity, inclusion, and diversity
  • Drive employee engagement through:
    • Leader of standard work
    • Factory Gemba walk process
    • Quality improvements and zero defect strategies
    • Comprehensive, proactive safety initiatives
    • Lean deployment
    • Mistake Proofing / Poke Yoke
    • 5S+1
    • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
    • Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
  • Maintain responsibility for succession planning, organizational and talent development
  • Facilitate Operations, Manufacturing and Quality participation in design development to identify and address manufacturability, testability and inspectability issues
  • Collaborate with Program Management, Supply Chain, and other functional organizations across the site
  • Support the organization in the development and implementation of operating philosophies and business strategies
  • Develop, implement and sustain success metrics, incorporating best practices, and effectively communicating improvements
  • Effectively manage behavior, performance, and key deliverables across a matrix organization


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Engineering, or similar field and minimum 9 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, or Graduate degree with 7 years of prior related experience
  • 7 years of experience in an Operations function leadership role with in-depth knowledge and understanding of manufacturing methods, lean methodology, production planning, quality management systems
  • Fundamental knowledge/experience in EHS to drive zero injury plans with a proactive approach

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Advanced degree in management
  • Experience in the following fields of Operational Excellence: understanding of lean principals around pull systems, mix/max controls, etc.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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