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Manager, Manufacturing and Production Planning

Camden, Arkansas

Job ID 10211
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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 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Manager, Manufacturing and Production Planning

Job ID: 10211

Job Schedule: 6:30am – 5:00pm (Mondays through Thursdays. Fridays off)


Aerojet Rocketdyne, an L3Harris Technologies Company, is seeking a Manager of Manufacturing and Production Planning in our Camden, AR facility. In this role, the candidate will be responsible  Specific functions for this individual include managing process and manufacturing engineering, production scheduling and assembly. Will manage and lead operational processes to achieve 100% safety, quality, schedules and cost targets with uncompromising ethics and compliance. Requires the ability to lead, train and successfully apply process improvements. The position also requires the ability to strategically plan, develop departmental budgets, develop staffing plans and successfully achieve established departmental and site performance standards.

Essential Functions

  • Provide Leadership to experienced associate managers, supervisors, manufacturing engineering, and production control personnel
  • Create a workforce and staffing plans to support departmental goals in support of program(s)
  • Improve upon existing, or establish, new processes and systems
  • Work with RP/MRP professionals to optimize production and meet goals
  • Ensure that production meets schedules and operational metrics
  • Ensure quality and safety measurements are in place and followed
  • Maintain applicable records and reports monitoring internal operating controls
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to meet program technical, schedule and delivery requirements
  • Develop lean methodology to drive operational improvements


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Ability to schedule production to meet operational goals and customer requirements
  • Ability to coach/mentor subordinates
  • Ability to work within budget constraints
  • Ability to obtain, and maintain, a US goverment security clearance 

Preferred additional skills/qualifications:

  • Previous experience in the defense/aerospace industry
  • Active US government security clearance 

    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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