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Production Operator

Brisbane, Queensland Job ID SAS20220510-91492
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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 space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Production Operator
Job Location: Brisbane, AUS
Job Code: SAS20220510-91492

Your next role

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow and enhance your skills as a Production Operator in a dynamic industry that is constantly developing and delivering innovative, next-generation capabilities?

L3Harris Micreo is a Brisbane-based subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies, providing design, manufacture, integration and sustainment of high-reliability Electronic Warfare components, subsystems and systems using wideband Radio Frequency and photonic technology to detect, guide and protect in extreme operating environments.

The Production Operator will be responsible for assembly and test of electro-mechanical products.

The shifts required for this role are rotated fortnightly between early and late. Early shift between 7.00am and 3.00pm and late shift between 3:00pm and 11.00pm.

What the role will involve

The responsibilities of Production Operator will include the following:

  • Carry out manufacturing process in production and developmental assemblies using designated equipment and processes
  • Carry out regular maintenance as per schedule and manufacturer’s operation manual
  • Calibration and routine/preventative maintenance of the specialised equipment used in manufacturing process
  • Contribute to the development/improvement of processes in relation to laser sealing and fine/gross leak testing
  • When required, carry out minor CNC machining related tasks
  • Carry out Goods Inwards inspection of mechanical parts
  • Carry out electronic assemblies or subassemblies in accordance with documented methods and processes

What you’ll bring

The role of Production Operator requires the following experience and skills:

  • Previous relevant experience operating in a Production Operator type role
  • Experience in machining and assembly of electro-mechanical products and operating in an industry associated with electro-mechanical production
  • 3-5 years of experience in hand assembly to component level of electronics/PCB’s
  • Relevant trade exposure to CNC Machining
  • Precise motor skills using controller
  • Ability to perform work under a microscope
  • Ability to understand and interpret technical instructions and drawings
  • Ability to handle small and delicate parts

Additional benefits

At L3Harris, we value and appreciate everything our people do for us, and offer an attractive package. A few of our benefits are:

  • Shift allowance
  • Salary continuance insurance (This is insurance paid by the company for our employees, and protects most for up to 75% of their income in the event of injury or illness)
  • Superannuation benefits
  • Discounts on private health funds
  • A purchased Leave Scheme (to give you more work life balance - up to 2 weeks)
  • Employee Incentive Program
  • Training and development opportunities

Important to know

Many of our roles require the ability to obtain a security clearance relevant to the country of the position. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and may be subject to government security checks.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination and offers equal opportunities for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships.


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