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Senior Process Engineer (Clean/Plating) - 2nd Shift

Canoga Park, California

Job ID 10212
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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 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Senior Process Engineer (Clean/Plating)

Job Code:  10212

Job Location: Canoga Park, CA

Job Schedule: 9/80 2nd Shift

Job Description:

We are seeking a Clean Process Engineer to join our facility in Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area). Utilizing professional judgment and use/application of basic principle, theories, and concepts, the Clean Process Engineer will be responsible for understanding and providing oversight of the Pre-Clean & Fine Clean operations on a daily basis.

Enjoy work/life balanceat our Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area) site.  At this facility, we design & manufacture rocket engines and unique power systems that support space exploration & the defense of our nation such as NASA’s SLS, Lockheed Martin’s THAAD, Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser, and the Mars Perseverance Rover.

Essential Functions:

The Clean Process Engineer is responsible for maintaining a high production flow rate in the Pre-Clean and the Fine Clean chemical processing areas that meet the engineering and quality product requirements. Must ensure that the proper tank chemistry is maintained and that the tanks are operating within specification to properly clean hardware. Must maintain and create Electronic Process Instructions (EPI) for the clean mechanics to follow that will process hardware to specification requirements. Responsible for daily oversight of the clean processes via borescope inspection, observation/oversight and auditing of clean activities. Expected to implement continuous process improvements as needed to improve clean efficiency or support a new product need.

Working under limited general direction:

  • Develops detailed process planning (EPI) for fabrication and inspection in compliance to contractual requirements. Applies engineering and quality procedures to support hardware and/or software requirements to assure that delivered products and/or services conform to contractual and Aerojet Rocketdyne requirements. Develops fabrication and verification processes that ensure quality requirements are met at a minimum cost and minimum time to product.
  • Keeps accurate records for the Chemical Process Area. Maintains the chemistry in the pre-clean and fine clean tanks. Perform weekly sampling of tank solutions and submit samples to the lab for testing. Maintains accurate air Quality documentation as required by company and state requirements.
  • Provides shop floor fabrication and verification support. Provides directions and training to technicians and inspectors to define pertinent processes.
  • Initiates cause and corrective action investigations in support of programs. Investigates problems which arise in the shops during the fabrication assembly or test of products and recommends solutions.
  • Works concurrently with design engineering and conducts producibility reviews to ensure producibility and inspectability of hardware. Works with IPT members to develop cost estimates and program schedules.
  • Implements statistical process control techniques to manage clean tank chemistry, identify problems early and develop process improvements.
  • Assists in developing and implementing facility and equipment plans, and tooling fabrication.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate science or related technical discipline and five (5) years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Capable of creating/modifying process planning (EPI) (good computer skills with spreadsheets and Word programs).
  • Good understanding of electronic systems the company uses (Delmia, Windchill, ADMS, etc.).
  • A good working knowledge of process specifications and their quality requirements.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills.

In compliance with pay transparency requirements, the salary range for this role is $92,500- $171,500. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits, including health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

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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