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Production Planner-2nd Shift

Clifton, New Jersey

Job ID SAS20213003-58939
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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.

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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

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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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Production Planner-2nd Shift

Job Code: SAS20213003-58939

Job Location: Clifton, NJ

**10% shift differential added*

Job Description:

Planning and scheduling functions involved with coordinating products and materials through various production phases.  Implements planned production schedules, labor loading and capacity requirements.  Reviews schedules to determine materials and parts requirements to ensure materials are available according to schedules.

  • Candidate will be a conduit between program office and Director of Operations for development, production and spares/repairs activity.
  • Responsible for all projects assigned to the organizational unit with a focus on customer satisfaction.
  • Generate proposals, produce Estimate to Completes and drive day to day results. 
  • Accountable for managing cost, schedule and quality as related to functions within the Operations organization.  
  • Directly participate in establishing and administering many centralized functional projects.
  • Lead and manage matrixed co-workers both within and external to Operations Directorate. 
  • Using a working knowledge of MRP; candidate will generate and maintain customer orders. 
  • Provides guidance to subordinates and/or team members based on organizational goals and company policy.
  • Acts as an advisor to subordinate supervisors or staff members to meet schedules or resolve technical or operational problems.
  • Exerts influence in the development of overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization.
  • Incorporate lean initiatives that drive cost savings.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 6 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree or equivalent with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience.
  • 3 years experience working with an MRP System.
  • 3 years experience generating and maintaining customer orders.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • 3+ years with a MS/MA/MBA degree OR 2+ with a BS/BA degree with Production Planning experience working for a company that produces government regulated products such as in the DOD or Pharmaceutical industries (not banking).
  • Must be eligible for a US Government Secret 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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