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Specialist, Production Planning (4/10, 1st Shift, TR3)

Malabar, Florida

Job ID 5409
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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, Production Planning (4/10, 1st Shift, TR3)

Job Code:  5409

Job Location:  Malabar, FL

Job Description:

Plans, schedules, coordinates and/or monitors products through the complete production cycle to meet delivery requirements. Advises management of the status of work in progress, coordinates with manufacturing, quality, and supply chain and interfaces with engineering and program management as well as external customers. 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.

Essential Functions: 

  • Manage the work order process to include revision control, material availability, work order release, start and completion date maintenance, material allocation requests.
  • Analyze, plan, prepare, and control production schedules and coordinate with material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of materials timed to meet production requirements.
  • Proactively develop risk mitigation strategies for critical material, long lead and historical delivery/quality items.
  • Communicate with operations teams to convey and interpret operational goals.
  • Proactively develop risk mitigation strategies for critical material, long lead and historical delivery/quality items.
  • Make basic adjustments to systems and processes to resolve obstacles.
  • Identify, define and address general challenges that are typically within the immediate work area.
  • Contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects.


  • Require proficient knowledge of Planning typically obtained through education combined with experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.
  • Must have basic knowledge and ability for interpretation of engineering documentation used in the fabrication and production of electromechanical products.
  • Must have an understanding of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and experience with material requisitioning, purchasing, stocking, and inventory control.
  • Capable of generating moderately complex spreadsheets and reports utilizing: Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, VLookups).
  • Ability to obtain Security Clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Kinaxis and MES/FLx Fusion software
  • APICS Certification

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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