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Group Leader - Second Shift

Job ID CS20211001-54883

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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title – Group Leader  - Second Shift
Job Location – USA-NH-Londonderry
Job ID – CS20211001-54883

The Group Leader position is to actively engage to meet daily customer demand and production schedule. The Group Leader provides effective training to the assembly cell and ensures safety and quality standards are maintained at all times. The Group Leader will use a variety of hand and power tools, fixtures, work instructions and test equipment to perform a series of assembly operations.


  • Lead the production team, mentor and motivate team members, ensuring individual and group productivity
  • Act as communications hub for the production line or cell, disseminating pertinent and timely information
  • Work within the companies scheduling procedures to monitor production flow, using data indicators to schedule workload and production target goals
  • Maintain and boost production efficiency, participate in continuous improvement projects, train team members, and work with manufacturing engineer to implement new processes
  • Routinely conducts training of Mechanical Assembler I, II, III and IV employees
  • Assembles and or tests mechanical, optical or electro-optical components and subassemblies following specified work instructions and procedures to ensure finished product meets established operational and cosmetic requirements.  May assemble parts primarily using soldering techniques
  • Assume responsibility for quality output as a participant in administering the company’s Quality Management System
  • Troubleshoots routine issues according to DI-OPS-02, and if directed to do so makes repairs or adjustments
  • Continuously performs visual inspections of materials for defects and conducts any range of functional tests and cleaning at prescribed intervals to ensure proper operation of various components during assembly and rework
  • Reports deviations from standard to appropriate resource for review, instruction and authorization and obtains quality inspection when appropriate
  • Performs accurate data and record keeping
  • Supports/ Leads lean manufacturing efforts through continuous process improvement
  • Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety procedures
  • Applies advanced language skills to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; presents numerical data effectively
  • Applies advanced math skills to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of weight, measurement, volume, and distance
  • May work with RTV or epoxy
  • Cultivates a culture that assures effective cross functional team work
  • Performs job duties in a manner that complies with environmental, health and safety regulations, policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates ethical and professional behavior in accordance with company values
  • Consistently at work and on-time


  • Participates in a variety of meetings, committees and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve issues and maintains specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements and policies
  • Routinely conducts training of lower level Assemblers
  • Some travel < 5%
  • All other duties as assigned



  • High School diploma or GED
  • If applicable, IPC J-STD-001 Solder certification required with soldering

Preferred experience:

  • 7+ years’ mechanical, optical or electro-optical assembly or equivalent leadership experience preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency at operating 100% of work stations as documented by training records


  • Continuous Learning - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration; offers assistance and support to co-workers; keeps others adequately informed; asks for and offers help when needed; displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes others to fulfill the vision
  • Conflict Resolution - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; works well in group problem solving situations; maintains emotional control
  • Change Management - Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality; uses time efficiently; meets productivity standards; promotes customer focus; monitors customer satisfaction


Extensive knowledge in specialized functions. A wide and comprehensive acquaintance with, and understanding of, both general and specific aspects of the job and their practical application to complex problems and situations ordinarily encountered.

Supervision Received
Minimal supervision.  

Consequence of Errors
Errors are difficult to detect and would normally require expenditures to resolve.

Contacts involve clearly and effectively articulating the nature of issues or problems experienced in course of work to appropriate personnel. Viewed as a resource by manufacturing leadership team. May be involved in gathering information, developing solutions or providing recommendations.


Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and twist; utilize fine dexterity to assemble small parts; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  

Work Environment
The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the job personal protective equipment (PPE) is required. It can include but not limited to, eye protection, gloves, and protective smocks.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an open environment that interacts with a large variety of employees and functions.  Employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, and vibration.  Must be able to be in contact with sealants and solvents.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

NOTE: These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job. Individuals assigned to perform tasks defined in this job description that are controlled by the ISO program have the authority, consent and responsibility to carry out those tasks as defined in the program.

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.