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Specialist, Mechanical Engineer (Electronic Packaging)

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Job ID SAS20221705-82443
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

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  • 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
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    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

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    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
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    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
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    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

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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: Specialist, Mechanical Engineer (Electronic Packaging)

Job Code: SAS20221705-82443

Job Location: Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description:

L3Harris is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to be part of our growing mechanical packaging product development team; interested in developing mission critical products that matter.

Essential Functions:

  • Design and Development of rugged, high performance, complex electro-mechanical hardware and packaging for harsh environments.
  • Executing design engineering trade studies in a structured, detailed manner, within a cross functional environment to identify and recommend solutions meeting technical, cost, quality and schedule requirements.
  • Development of innovative packaging solutions that solve challenging size, weight, and power requirements.
  • Project management of mechanical packaging sub-system design teams from concept development through production release, qualification testing and delivery.
  • Delivering functional designs robust to the variation of fabrication, assembly, and materials; as well as the product’s operational, launch, test, and integration environments.
  • Proactively seeks knowledge and design feedback from relevant organizations and individuals across the products value chain and incorporating lessons learned into active and future designs.
  • Initiates, leads, and participates in, technical, process, assembly, and test peer reviews of designs.
  • Supporting, brainstorming, and/or leading lean improvement initiatives to reduce waste and improve efficiency of L3Harris.


  • Ability to obtain security clearance.
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college/university
  • (4) years minimum experience working as a mechanical engineer.
  • Experience in the area of assembly design and packaging of physical components.
  • Experience in CAD 3D Design/Modeling techniques.
  • Excellent Communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently or within a multi-disciplined team environment.
  • Experienced presenting Design Reviews to team leaders.
  • Experienced in the application of ASME Y14.5 GD&T.
  • Knowledge of design practices with respect to tolerances, variation of material properties, and DFMA.
  • Experienced in working as part of a mechanical design team and leading small teams of MCAD Designers and mechanical engineers.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience electro-mechanical packaging and engineering of Rugged Electronics Packages.
  • DFMA Analysis.
  • Tolerance Stack-up Analysis.
  • Design, Schedule and Cost Estimating for Proposals experience
  • Proficient in PTC CREO.
  • Direct experience with mounting circuit card assemblies (CCA) into rugged lightweight enclosures.
  • Knowledge of ESD/EMI use of gaskets, coatings, connectors desired.
  • Photosensitive detectors, thin film coatings, & adhesives experience.

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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