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Lead, Project Engineering

Melbourne, Florida

Job ID CHQ20221406-84106
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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: Hybrid
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  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical


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 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Lead, Project Engineering
Job ID: CHQ20221406-84106
Job Location: Remote

Job Description:

For this role, we are looking for an experienced engineer to help execute the L3Harris engineering excellence plan. This position works closely with engineering leadership as well as leadership from other functional groups such as Engineering Information and Technology (EIT), Operations, Quality and Supply Chain. The Corporate Engineer, Operational Excellence will also have opportunities for frequent communication with the executive committee both written and in person. This position reports to the Senior Director, Engineering, Corporate Headquarters Office of the CTO.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leverage project management methodologies to oversee and drive strategic projects assigned by the CTO
  • Work jointly with IT and data analytics teams to create an automated scorecard for executive leadership
  • Manage Corporate Engineering scorecard
  • Manage Engineering Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) Program
  • Engage with e3 Corporate and Segment teams to support L3Harris E3 goals
  • Develop Value Engineering strategy and support segments in increasing the adoption of other processes to drive competitiveness (DFX, additive manufacturing, front loading etc)
  • Lead monthly engineering operations reviews for the CTO
  • Engage with technology office and the core technology centers
  • Develop and deliver executive-facing presentations on project status & objectives


  • Bachelor’s with 9 years of prior related experience in Engineering, Math or Science or Graduate Degree with 7 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Communication skills; ability to communicate, present and collaborate across the segments and up to executive level
  • Experience in project engineering leading multi-disciplinary hardware and software development
  • Experience with application of design for manufacturing and assembly
  • Experience with technology strategy generation and implementation
  • Experience with management of design to cost activities.
  • Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) process and technique
  • Technical background in mechanical, systems, aerospace, chemical or electrical engineering, software
  • Ability to identify gaps/risks and develop mitigation plans
  • Change agent with analytical skills
  • Ability to implement and adapt project execution plans that will achieve technical, cost, and schedule requirements



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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