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Senior Associate, Quality

Menlo Park, California

Job ID SAS20221205-82231
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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: On Site
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  • 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: Senior Associate, Quality

Job Code: SAS20221205-82231

Job Location: Menlo Park, CA

Job Description

Primary responsibility is;

  • Lead and coordinate all activity for full compliance to AS9100 standard requirements for the division
  • Lead and coordinate successful internal audits and annual recertification audits
  • Lead and coordinate other quality systems activities including, corrective actions, metrics tracking, Supplier Performance and other Quality systems activities as assigned by the Quality Director.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assess, develop and improve ongoing AS9100 requirements, and coordinate successful annual
  • external audit.
  • Interface with various company depart­ments to assist in resolve quality problems and provide information to support ISO/AS9100 requirements
  • Performs overall analysis of quality data performance and prepares reports for management on quality trends and actions to improve.
  • As Lead QMS auditor; schedule, coordinate, train, track, improve and ensure all division Internal Audits are completed annually.
  • Manage the Approved Supplier Listing. Perform supplier Audits as required. Maintains Supply Survey questionnaires and relevant support certifications/documents. Track supplier performance and Maintain the Supplier Corrective Action database.
  • Overall ownership to Coordinate the Corrective action system for Customers, Suppliers, Internal process and Internal audits. Provide training and support to ensure CAR’s are issued, completed and tracked per schedule and requirements. Provide reports and analysis as needed
  • Perform other quality system related activities as requested by the Quality Director.


  • Requires a college degree, preferably in a technical field and/or a minimum of two to four years of related experience.
  • Requires understanding and experience with ISO/AS9100 Quality System requirements, and auditing.
  • Requires experience implementing QA procedures in the operations and working knowledge of software applications such as MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Requires understanding and experience in systems for Calibration requirements, PM requirements, and Corrective action system requirements.

Additional Requirements:

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance. Flexible to work varied shifts, overtime, weekends and travel on occasion. Able to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, and squat. Able to occasionally push, and reach. Ability to use keyboard for extended periods of time. Ability to sit for extended periods of time. Will be exposed to some or all of the following: fumes, dust, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather, moving mechanical parts and moderate to loud noise levels. May be required to move items 25 pounds for distances of up to 25 feet. Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary.

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.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

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