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Manufacturing Technician

Farnborough, United Kingdom

Job ID 10854
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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 – Manufacturing Technician

Job Location – Farnborough – Hampshire - UK

Job ID – 541

This role is fully site based at our Farnborough location

About this opportunity and L3Harris UK

From 12 UK sites, our team of over 1,400 people deliver unique capabilities across air, land, sea, space and cyber for military, security and commercial customers, worldwide.

L3Harris in Farnborough specialist in secure ground and airborne communication and network systems for the US military, international forces and commercial customers.

We are looking for a Manufacturing Technician to join our Operations Department. The role will require the ability to troubleshoot to component level using Automatic Test Equipment (ATE), circuit diagrams and debug software. You will report directly to the Operations Manager and will be responsible for Fault Finding to component level on both RF modules and complex CCA’s, performing assembly/test of highly complex assemblies used in military communications, conduct Special To Type Equipment (STTE) acceptance and/or qualification and/or type tests. The role will involve some design/development and improvements to existing processes and procedures for new products working to tight timescales.

 A few of our employee benefits are:

  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), increasing with long service and with the opportunity to buy/sell up to 5 days
  • Private medical insurance with optional family cover
  • Pension scheme of up to 7% employer contribution
  • Life Assurance 4x salary (flexible up to 10x)
  • Group income protection
  • Flexible opt-in extras such as a health care cash plan, dental insurance, gym membership, critical illness cover and cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program providing mental health and wellbeing support

What the role will involve

The responsibilities of your role will include the following:

  • Working closely with other departments (Operations Test/Troubleshoot, Manufacturing Engineering, QA, Program Management) to ensure a successful outcome.
  • Test Procedures – may be required to assist with the preparation of production test procedures from engineering specifications to assure that the product is being adequately tested in every parameter required.
  • Assist on cost reduction and records to identify problem areas in test.

What you’ll bring

The role of Manufacturing Technician requires the following experience and skills:

  • Broad knowledge of component level troubleshooting

Important to know

Due to the nature of our work many our roles require a UK nationality and the ability to obtain a security clearance. Applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment must meet the requirement of right to work in the UK and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and will be subject to government security checks.

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