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Specialist, Manufacturing Engineer (4/10 - TR3)

Malabar, Florida

Job ID 11606
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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 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Specialist, Manufacturing Engineer (4/10 - TR3) 

Job Code: 11606

Location: Malabar, FL 

Job Description:

L3Harris is searching for talented Manufacturing Engineers to support the production of next generation, high-speed avionics hardware. This position will focus on manufacturing of high-performance avionics hardware including Circuit Card Assemblies (CCA), Sub-Assemblies and Chassis assemblies while providing continuous improvement of the automated manufacturing processes. In depth familiarity with all aspects of printed circuit board design and fabrication will be highly beneficial in this position.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage daily logistics and workflow, interfacing with design, mechanical and electrical engineers to ensure maximized manufacturing and test throughput developing build strategies
  • Provide manufacturing technicians with guidance, coaching and training
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external customers
  • Design and develop manufacturing tools, strategies, and systems with a focus on mistake proofing
  • Create manufacturing fixturing using in house Additive Manufacturing processes and resources
  • Generating and updating Assembly Method Sheets (AMS) and directing support personnel in the day-to-day execution of the manufacturing tasks
  • Provide and implement continuous improvement ideas to drive out waste while increasing safety and quality
  • Interfacing with complex hardware including circuit card assemblies (CCAs), microelectronic assemblies, cable harnesses, and higher-level system assemblies
  • Implement automation on manual processes (e.g., torque, dispense chemicals, etc.)
  • Lead lean/process improvement initiatives of technical and operational nature
  • Lead root cause analisys and implement corrective actions
  • Work alongside Quality, Test, and Reliability Engineering functions to achieve common program and operational goals
  • Review/approve drawing and parts lists revision updates and incorporate such changes
  • Prioritize and execute in an environment of many concurrent tasks/responsibilities
  • MRB dispositioning of discrepant hardware and identifying/taking action on defect trends


  • Bachelor’s Degree a (mechanical, electrical, aerospace, manufacturing, or industrial engineering) and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience. Experience with CCA manufacturing process, cables, and electro-mechanical assemblies. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 10 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Working knowledge and general understanding of IPC -6012, IPC-6013, IPC-A-600 and IPC 6018
  • Background in manufacturing of electronics for Military and Government Systems
  • Experience in Lean principles; mistake proofing, 3P, 5S+1, Value Stream Mapping (VSM), Root Cause Analysis, Cause & Effect, Gemba, Pull-Flow, etc
  • Ability to obtain Secret Clearance preferred but not required.
  • Familiarity in Control or similar MRP based system and Aegis based Manufacturing Execution System (i.e. Fusion V7, FactoryLogix)
  • Automated chemical dispensing process development
  • Automated/Semi-automated torque tools process development. Experience programing smart tools (e.g. Desoutter, Mountz, ASG, etc.)
  • Knowledge in AutoCAD and/or Pro-E, technical writing, MS Project and/or MS SharePoint.
  • Strong analytical and problems solving skills

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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