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Production Planner

Job ID AS20201108-49011

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 $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries.


Job Title:   Production Planner

Job Code: AS20201108-49011

Job Location: Menlo Park, CA 

Job Description: 

Responsible for planning, scheduling, and monitoring the flow of material through the production cycle.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Calculates and plans amount and timing of material requirements.
  • Generates purchase requisitions, shop or­ders, and shippers for material required for production.
  • Monitors the efficient movement of materials with purchasing, production, inspection, receiving, and stores.
  • Performs routine recordkeeping and reporting tasks such as status reports on production and material deficiencies.
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation and judgment.
  • Opens work-orders, initiates kitting requirements and provides status information using the in-house system.


  • Requires a high school diploma
  • Minimum of eight to twelve years of related ex­perience and the ability to read difficult instructions, maintain written records and utilize basic math skills.
  • APICS involvement or cer­tification desirable.
  • Requires experience planning parts and materials for electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Requires a working knowledge of an automated manufacturing system.

Additional Requirements:

  • Flexible to work varied shifts, overtime, weekends and travel on occasion.
  • Ability to type for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Able to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel and squat.
  • Based upon the job duties, and need to visit different areas within the company, you may be exposed to; fumes, dust, toxic or caustic chemicals (well below OSHA and ACGIH exposure guidelines), outdoor weather, moving mechanical parts and/or be part of a hearing conservation program due to noise levels around certain equipment.
  • Able to move items 20 pounds for distances of up to 50 feet.
  • Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary.
  • May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

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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