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Sr Associate, Production Planning

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Job ID SAS20221011-93339
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Overview

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

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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

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.

Description:

Job Title: Production Planning

Job Code: SAS20221011-93339

Job Location: Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description:

L3Harris corporation is seeking a dynamic Production Planner to lead execution for Payload Assembly Integration and Test activities in support of mission critical space sensors. Role will have an immediate impact on the future of responsive space, by developing production strategies, influencing , and producing process to rapidly field highly reliable lifesaving optical payloads.

Essential Functions:

  • Production Planner plans, schedules, coordinates and/or monitors products through the complete production cycle of mature production program units to meet requirements
  • Advises operations of the status of work in progress & risks to meeting internal master schedule
  • Effective collaboration and coordination with manufacturing assemblers/technicians, material management, product line managers, manufacturing engineers and quality are critical to the role
  • Ensures availability of materials and labor to meet production requirements and delivery commitments
  • Works to resolve labor and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions
  • Works to resolve labor and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions
  • Releases work orders to production floor based on internal master schedule, part availability and current capacity
  • Monitors manufacturing conformance to master schedule using Control systems and reports
  • Expedites needed make items based on master schedule
  • Directly oversees operational measures including but not limited to efficiency, floor inventory accuracy, release on time and on time delivery
  • Reports variances and action plans to address
  • Manages and controls manufacturing floor stock for assigned programs
  • Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials, and services are provided as needed
  • Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials, and services are provided as needed
  • May provide guidance and assistance to support level employees
  • Must be able to communicate clearly (written and verbal) to technical and non-technical internal customers

Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, highly proficient in Excel (e.g., Excel formulas, V-lookups, pivot tables) and has skill in preparing tables, graphs, and charts
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, peers and subordinates

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Strong results and goal/deadline-oriented work ethic, high attention to detail and be flexible
  • Organizational skills, with the ability to develop and bring to completion multiple assignments concurrently
  • Ability to develop Microsoft Project Schedules and complete critical path analysis
  • Experience with Power Bi or other data analysis tools

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.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

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