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Lead, Material Management (Clifton, NJ)

Clifton, New Jersey

Job ID SAS20222010-92270
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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What makes a successful Business and Operations team member at L3Harris?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical


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

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

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: Lead, Material Management

Job Code: SAS20222010-92270

Job Location: Clifton NJ

Job Description:

  • Plans, schedules and monitors the efficient movement of material from receiving or the warehouse to production. Develops raw material requirements and scheduling requirements from engineering specifications and production schedules and coordinates material movement with purchasing, warehouse, and production. Utilizes Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems. May negotiate lead times with suppliers and manage schedules for timely delivery. May interpret laws, rules and regulations regarding shipping and prepares applications for export/import control certifications and licenses.

Essential Functions:

  • Subject matter expert with knowledge of job area and in-depth knowledge of project management who will lead all aspects of the Supply Chain process from proposal stage through Program award and execution.
  • Responsible for managing Subcontractor & Supplier cost, schedule, and technical performance, and ensuring L3Harris and Customer objectives are achieved, including on-time delivery, exceptional quality, and affordability with the ability to monitor & assess project issues and develop mechanisms & resolutions to meet goals.
  • Responsible for recurring EVMS variance reporting & justifications.
  • Strong understanding of principles of project management (PMBOK)
  • Monitors & controls internal and external supply chain processes
  • Accountable for RCCA and issues associated with assigned projects
  • Accountable for the Material Requirement Planning (MRP) systems accuracy/integrity, compliance with company and DoD standards, and possess the ability to concisely communicate how responsible stakeholders perform their scope within the MRP system. Responsible quantifying labor estimates for the responsible stakeholders transacting in MRP system.
  • Responsible to develop, drive, and execute supply chain transformation and improvement projects. Must have functional and operational experience in the Supply Chain Management and Operations domains who can understand, analyze, and define business requirements. This individual must be able to use hands-on, cross-functional approaches to identify pain points and drive improvements. Must have the passion, business acumen, and experience to drive best-in-class supply chain processes and efficiencies.
    • Motivated self-starter well versed in the Material Management Process Flow.
    • Work should be performed within set boundaries and with very little direct supervision.
    • Strong, in-depth knowledge pertaining to the principles of project management.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with a wide array of professional levels and functions.
    • Must possess ability to think with innovation, pull complex & comprehensive data from multiple data bases, investigation to solve complex problems, and be able to translate the data into a story or presentation.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience
  • Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience

*Business Administration (Finance/Accounting), Supply Chain Management, Comp Science, Industrial Engineering

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • PMP, Six Sigma Green Belt Certified, or APICS, or ISM certification preferred
  • Familiarity of GAAP, profit and loss (P&L) responsibility, macroeconomics
  • Experience using MRP systems software
  • Experience in Earned Value Management System (EVMS) methodology and tools to monitor and report status on program execution
  • Experience/ability to lead large proposal effort, from proposal kickoff, through technical description, statement of work, cost/schedule
  • Understanding of FAR, MMAS, MAAR-13, and CAS.
  • Subject matter expert; demonstrated application of Supply Chain principles and concepts.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbal and written with a wide array of management and professional levels and functions.
  • Understanding of and basic knowledge of the manufacturing process.
  • Experience with KINAXIS, CINCOM Control, Agile PLM, PDM, Expo, TrakStar, RIDS, SQL, PeopleSoft financial system, and Kinaxis Rapid Response is a plus.
  • Experience in electronic components.
  • Clearable

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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