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Sr. Associate, Manufacturing Engineer

Cincinnati, Ohio

Job ID 10951
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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:  Senior Associate, Manufacturing Engineer

Job Code: 10951

Job Location: Cincinnati, OH (McMann)

Schedule: 4/10, Monday-Thursday

Job Description:

At Electrodynamics, Inc, we manufacture ruggedized status indicators, elapsed time indicators and event counters to be used in an array of commercial and military applications. As a manufacturing engineer for the organization, you are responsible for implementing and optimizing manufacturing processes to increase production efficiency and product quality. Optimally, a manufacturing engineer can work cross-functionally with a team of design engineers, quality engineers and operations to identify and resolve production issues and ultimately increase operator throughput.

Within this role, it is essential to be someone that is respectful and collaborative with both operators and the engineering team. It is optimal to be an individual who is curios and eager to learn to assist in problem solving efforts. Lastly, it is important to have worked in a manufacturing environment previously to share new ideas and systems that could aid in development of new products and changes within the production lines.

Essential Functions:

  • Evaluate and update manufacturing processes based on optimization metrics, including efficiency and quality.
  • Develop and test effective fixture designs to enable higher operator throughput and operator safety.
  • Conduct root cause analysis utilizing 8D methodology and fishbone diagrams to drive corrective actions.
  • Complete data analysis to organize and manage manufacturing workflows and resources.
  • Ability to interact with project tracking tools to implement systems and processes into production in a timely manner.
  • Cooperatively complete DFM (design for manufacturing) analysis with design engineers for the development and implementation of new products.
  • Work with operators and operations supervisors to interpret and analyze operator suggestions to yield better production methods.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree or equivalent with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 6 years of prior related experience
  • Experience in a lean manufacturing environment
  • Experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Experience in creating routings and deployment within an ERP system.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with root cause analysis (8D, 5 Why’s, Fishbone)
  • Project management skills
  • Mechanical design experience in 3D design software (Solid Edge preferred)
  • Knowledge and experience working with industry and military standards/specifications.
  • Statistical and financial analysis experience
  • Experience with six sigma, value stream mapping and 5S+1
  • Ability to create engineering drawings and construct bills of materials for fixtures and equipment.

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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