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Sr Spec, Manufacturng Engrg

Farnborough, United Kingdom

Job ID CS20220905-81917
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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 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Senior Specialist Manufacturing Engineering
Job Location: Farnborough, UK
Job Code: CS20220905-81917

Job Description:

L3Harris’ Communication Systems segment is currently seeking a Senior Specialist Manufacturing Engineering to join our team. This position will be based at our Farnborough facility.

Position Overview:

This person will contribute to the company’s success by providing Manufacturing Engineering development and production support to the Operations Department. The role will also require development of current manufacturing processes, procedures, tooling and equipment for production and repair of all L3Harris communications equipment repaired in the UK. This role will report directly to Operations Manager and is responsible for succesfully for ensuring the above activities are achieved by working closely with other deparments (Test Engineering, QA, Program Management) to ensure a successful outcome. The role will also involve design/development of new processes and procedures for new products working to tight timescales and budgets.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure design of assemble/test cells are efficient to maximise productivity and minimise waste
  • Ensure all Work Instructions are available and staff are correctly trained maintaning a training matrix to demostrate this
  • Provide technical support and ensure optimum producability of products entering production, including contributions at design reviews, approval of design changes
  • Ensure all tooling and assembly fixtures are available and within calibration
  • Develop, adapt and institutionalise advanced process improvement tools to most effectively carry out assignments and meet objectives
  • Coordinate manufacturing plans for all hardware in conjunction with production planning and control resource
  • As authorized, interface with the customer, suppliers or other external parties on technical issues that impact manufacturing. Will be called upon to assist in solving complex production problems in his/her area of expertise with both customers and suppliers
  • Direct and coordinate building or modification of complex equipment to ensure conformance with engineering design, involving detailed Work Instructions

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Requires strong knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. Typically viewed as having a specialty within discipline
  • May have broad knowledge of project management
  • HNC/HND and a minimum of 10 years prior experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience

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