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Production Operator

Muskegon, Michigan

Job ID AS20211802-56836
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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.

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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

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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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Production Operators

Job Code: AS20211802-56836

Job Location:Muskegon MI

Job Description:

Looking for individuals to fill new positions within the production environment at L3Harris. Applicants must have Machining experience working with metal and aluminum material, CNC machining preferred. Applicants selected will be part of a pool of potential employees, to fill the following types of bargained for positions. All applicants must be willing to work any position and any shift that becomes available.

  • Essential Job Functions - Machinist:
    • Operate machine tools such as CNC, lathes, milling machines, and grinders
    • Follow documented process books for machine specific set up
    • Operate machines according to processes provided in the manufacturing of components
    • Gage parts per process book
    • Experience in using hand gauges such as: Micrometers, Calipers, Dial Indicators and Go NoGo gauges
    • Any and all other duties as assigned by Management
  • Essential Job Functions - Assembly:
    • Assemble and disassemble military diesel engines and transmissions, as well as their sub-components
    • Follow documented process books for customer specific assembly
    • Read and comprehend instructions following established procedures
    • Assemble parts according to processes provided in established procedures
    • Perform required pressure tests on parts to ensure quality standards are met
    • Experience in using hand gauges such as: Micrometers, Calipers, Dial Indicators and Go NoGo gauges
    • Any and all other duties as assigned by Management
  • Essential Job Functions – Material Handling:
    • Perform audit counts and reconciliations on warehouse and plant inventory functions to improve accuracy and material handling methods
    • Assist in facility layout/reorganization changes to maintain a smooth flow of warehouse productivity & optimize facility utilization
    • Support the identification and processing of damaged, obsolete and consumable products
    • Communicate with interdepartmental personnel to investigate, analyze and coordinate cycle count activities
    • Knowledge of routine inventory control practices
    • Complete and maintain all required personal safety/department training
    • Licensed to operate a forklift and narrow isle stacker
    • Any and all other duties as assigned by Management
  • Essential Job Functions – Janitor:
    • Perform Janitorial duties as assigned by Supervisor. Responsible for facility maintenance, which includes but is not limited to:
    • Pumping out coolant from machines
    • Scrap metal removal
    • trash removal
    • sweep plant floors using various machinery
    • Maintain good housekeeping throughout the facility
    • All other duties as assigned

Note: All positions require at least 2 years machining background and passing of gauge test required upon interview


  • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have 2+ years machining experience
  • Must be able to read orders and work instructions
  • Must be able to read and understand processes and process drawings
  • Must have mechanical skills
  • Must have mathematical skills
  • Must be able to bend and lift up to and including 50 lbs.
  • Must be eligible to obtain a Security Clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • 2+ years assembly experience preferred
  • Material Handling experience 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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