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Lead, Manufacturing Engineering

Greenville, Texas

Job ID IMS20231303-98276
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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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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

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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.

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.


Job Title: Lead, Manufacturing Engineering

Job Code: IMS20231303-98276

Job Location: Greenville, TX

Job Description: Candidate shall have strong knowledge of aircraft production processes to include metal forming, machining, removal/installation/repair of aircraft structures, and capital support equipment. The applicant must be able to analyze production processes to identify bottlenecks or constraints driven by schedule, capacity, or sequencing. The candidate must be able to use applicable aircraft technical data to identify tool/tooling/support equipment requirements and facilitate design and/or disposition; analyze and improve aircraft removal/installation processes thru development of optimum assembly/installation sequencing, detailed step-by-step work instructions, visual aids, etc.

Essential Functions:

  • The position requires strong communication skills and the ability to work cross functionally with key stakeholders (HDL, Planning, Quality, EHS, Facilities, ect.) to develop and implement of corrective measures/improvements.
  • This position also requires dedicated aircraft or machine shop support that includes resource planning and acquisition of ground support equipment (GSE) and government furnished equipment (GFE); hangar and facility CAD layout development & update; specialized tool research and acquisition; aircraft shoring design and fabrication; and fall protection implementation using work stands, scaffolding, custom fixtures, etc.
  • Applicant must be able to produce comprehensive 3D shop aid/fixture designs, and follow thru to implementation, including validation and follow-up, design/development of kits and detailed user instructions.
  • Must demonstrate sound written / oral communication skills.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must have a Secret DoD security clearance.
  • Must be able to work overtime/non-standard shifts, as required.
  • Will need to be familiar with, or have a demonstrated ability to acquire knowledge of, safety standards and regulations that govern aircraft painting processes, equipment and facility design.
  • Must be able to work overtime/non-standard shifts, as required.
  • Must be able to travel occasionally (approx. less than 5%).


  • Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or technical field, with minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience. Substitution of additional relevant education and experience for stated qualifications my be considered.
  • 1+ years experience with aircraft production processes and the equipment to support manufacturing and aircraft maintenance.
  • 1+ years experience CAD modeling.
  • 1+ years experience in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint; experience with SharePoint and SAP.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Prior management/supervision experience in an aircraft maintenance setting.
  • Experience using and navigating in Sharepoint.


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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