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Lead, Program Management

Mason, Ohio

Job ID 10982
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Overview

Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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What makes a successful Business and Operations team member at L3Harris?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical

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My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

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

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 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 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Lead, Program Management

Job Code: 10982

Job Location: USA-OH-Mason-Innovation

Schedule: (9/80) 

Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. Drives program execution in order to achieve key business and financial objectives for orders, revenue recognition, operating income, and free cash flow for new, continuing, or current programs. Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs. Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, performance Statement of Work (SOW) and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test. Expands the product line with the customer. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocating resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program reviews and reporting of cost, schedule, and technical performance. 
  • Participates in the negotiations of contracts and contract changes. Participates in the preparation of proposals, business plans, statements of work, specifications, budgets and financial terms/conditions of contracts. 
  • Manages Development efforts for product development, integration, and test.
  • Expands existing product lines with customer.
  • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules.
  • Identifies program problems and risks and obtains solutions such as resource allocation and contract specification changes. 
  • Monitor and assess performance; identify problems and institute corrective actions as required.  Identify and manage risk. 
  • Record and communicate lessons learned from each program.
  • Manage and evaluate financial and technical trade-off analyses required for scope changes in a program. 
  • Responsible for the direction, oversight, and outcome of assigned programs.  

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree in engineering and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.  In lieu of a degree, minimum of 12 years of prior related experience
  • 6 years experience running programs for Government and Government Prime contractors is required, and running avionics programs for airborne and/or space systems is desired
  • Candidates must have 6 years experience with program planning, earned value management, supply chain, risk management, quality control, production control, and product costing tools. 
  • 6 years experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) and MS Project are required. 
  • Must be eligible for security clearance
  • PMP® certified or attainment within 1 year of hire
  • Ability to travel up to 20%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate a keen understanding of basic business operations and the organizational levers (systems, processes, departments, functions) that drive profitable growth.  The individual will work without appreciable direction and exercise considerable latitude to determine and develop approaches to solutions. 
  • 6 years experience managing space / launch vehicle programs and/or electronics development and production programs preferred

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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