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Change Implementation Specialist

Hamilton, Ontario Job ID 116273
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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.

9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. and Canada employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Change Implementation Specialist


Waterdown, Canada


As a subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies and within the Integrated Mission Systems Segment, the WESCAM division develops the most advanced optical sensor and targeting systems for global defense and military sectors, National Security, Search & Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies. From long-range covert surveillance missions to search and rescue operations, our MX-series systems, and the mission systems solutions they are a part of, produce stabilized high-magnification electro-optical and infrared images from airborne, marine and ground based platforms, enabling our customers to see first and act first.

Tasks to be accomplished

The Change Implementation Specialist is responsible for the integrated implementation activities of approved Enterprise Change Requests (ECRs). This role understands all the required downstream activities needed to implement product changes, organizes and communicates tasks, creates achievable implementation plans and manages workload based on change priority and change effective dates.

The Change Implementation Specialist ensures the success of the implementation phase of the change process by:

  • Grouping approved ECRs to best achieve the desired change effectivity while minimizing the implementation cost and customer impact;
  • Establishing a detailed implementation plan for all tasks with inputs from impacted functional groups. The plan will include a schedule for milestones, dependencies, critical paths and activities associated with the work to be performed in order to achieve the desired effectivity of the change;
  • Scheduling the Change Implementation Board (CIB) meeting, and distributing the CIB agenda;
  • Chairing the CIB meeting to review change implementation plans and schedules with the cross-functional team in order to identify and quantify risks to schedule and mitigate those risks.
  • Ensuring accurate traceability of product configurations;
  • Revise As-Built records based on change effectivity;
  • Review and apply variances (RFVs) to As Built records
  • Responsible to audit the Change packages to assure continuity between the old and new datasets, and for releasing the qualified datasets;
  • Support the development/implementation of the departmental projects;

Required Capabilities

  • Understand product structures;
  • Understand Materials Requirements Planning;
  • Ability to create and manage detailed project schedules;
  • Ability to problem-solve and resolve difficulties;
  • Ability to facilitate meetings to accomplish planned activities in accordance with established timelines;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and effectively balance priorities to meet deadlines;
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to communicate effectively;
  • Comfortable and effective within a fast paced business environment with rapidly changing, or at times, competing priorities;
  • Demonstrated capability of working under tight timelines, and to thrive in a high pressure environment;
  • Self-starter with ability to work on their own, and within a cross functional team;

Experience & Education Requirements

  • Post-Secondary Education University or College Degree/Diploma in Technology or Supply Chain Management; or equivalent
  • Understanding of Production and Inventory Management concepts;
  • Practical experience with project management;
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Controlled Goods Program clearance;

The following knowledge/skills would be an asset:

  • APICS CPIM (Certified in Product and Inventory Management) certification;
  • CMII or CMPIC certification or other CM related certification;
  • Understanding of Configuration Management principles (ANSI-EIA-649)

About L3Harris Technologies

In July 2019 – L3 Technologies and Harris Corp merged to become L3Harris Technologies, becoming 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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains.

Our customers perform on the world’s most challenging front lines. They trust us to keep them prepared for what’s next. We combine speed, innovation and flawless execution to give people confidence and security in the world ahead.

As we relentlessly pursue new ideas, we know that everything we bring to market must deliver, without fail, every time. The urgency of our quest is matched by our commitment to the people we serve. In a world of ever accelerating change, threat environments move fast. We move forward faster, delivering industry-leading value.

Organized into four segments – Integrated Mission Systems, Communications Systems, Space & Airborne Systems and Aviation Systems – L3Harris Technologies employs over 50,000 people worldwide in over 130 countries with annual revenues approximately $17 billion.

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Our work environment is both challenging and dynamic – our physical environment is state of the art. Here’s what you can expect as an L3Harris WESCAM employee

  • Brand new, custom-built 330,000 sq ft Engineering and Production facility atop the Waterdown escarpment in Hamilton
  • Close to hiking paths along the Bruce trail
  • Every other Friday off (paid – with our rare 9/80 work schedule)
  • 18000 sq ft subsidized Café including 12 mini- Café areas throughout the complex
  • Free10,000 sq ft on-site gym
  • Free wellness programs
  • Free fruit, bagels and coffee
  • Remote/hybrid work options, hoteling stations providing flexibility and multiple work options
  • Wellness rooms – first aid, prayer, mother’s room and quiet zones
  • Work/Life balance
  • Real opportunities for growth and development
  • A diverse and inclusive working culture
  • Everyone’s role at L3HARRIS WESCAM contributes to protecting people’s lives

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that diversity among our employees makes us a stronger organization.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion within our L3Harris WESCAM family, and our community by welcoming and encouraging applications from anyone interested without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, Aboriginal status or any other legally-protected groups. For people with disabilities, we work with you throughout the recruitment process to ensure you have what you need in order to be at your best. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment/interview process, or as you begin your career with us just let us know and we will take care of you.

This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.

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