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Sr. Specialist, Mechanical Engineering Designer

Orlando, Florida

Job ID IMS20222608-89604
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Overview

On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
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  • Analytical
  • Detail Oriented

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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.

Description:

Job Title: Sr. Specialist, Mechanical Engineering Designer

Job Code: IMS20222608-89604

Job Location: Orlando, FL (Hybrid Schedule considered)

Overview

L3Harris Technologies, ILS Division, Advanced Laser Systems Technology (ALST) is a world leader in the development and production of advanced laser rangefinders, designators, targeting systems and components. Based in Orlando, FL, ILS ALST supports all branches of the United States Military, allied nations, OEM customers, border security and development labs.

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.

Position Purpose:

The Mechanical Designer is part of a multi-disciplinary design team developing advanced laser range finders and laser designators for use in military airborne, maritime and ground vehicle applications.

Essential Functions:

  • Design specialized systems and components using Solidworks and/or PTC CREO collaborating with R&D Team to generate 3D models, 2D Manufacturing Prints and bills of materials (BOM), PDM.
  • Be Productive, Creative and Efficient
  • Read, interpret and create technical drawings and computer-generated reports
  • Research, analyze, design and evaluate existing mechanical products and equipment,
  • Implement operating procedures and provide technical information about mechanical products
  • Follow project from concept through production
  • Work with other engineers, technicians, manufacturing and quality engineers in a team environment.
  • Interfaces with customers and suppliers in technical areas relating to projects and legacy products.
  • Occasional travel to customer and supplier sites, and other L3Harris locations as needed.
  • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements and policies.
  • Responsible for ensuring that specified quality standards are met for all tasks completed.
  • Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior in accordance with company values.
  • Performs job duties in a manner that maintains compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations, policies and procedures
  • Work should be performed within set boundaries and with very little direct supervision.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with a wide array of professional levels and functions. Follow strategic direction set by Program and functional leadership
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Opto-Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience or equivlent combined education and experience
  • Six years of demonstrated knowledge of DOD drafting standards, GD&T
  • Six years in mechanical design and packaging for the military market
  • Experience in a similar capacity or engineering internship at L3Harris ALST
  • Capable of working in an environment that is fast-paced, demanding, with a focus on problem resolution and Six Sigma-based process improvement

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Teamwork –Comfortable in a matrixed environment and can successfully develop and communicate a vision to the technical team working a project.
  • Communication –Possesses strong communication skills (written, oral and listening) necessary to convey, influence and persuade individuals, functions and organizations.
  • Technical Acumen - must have a breadth and depth of experience across engineering disciplines as they pertain to the opto-mechanical design
  • Integrative Thinking – the ability to balance multiple and often competing objectives and priorities into a comprehensive set of strategies and tactics
  • Strong Bias for Action – is a self-started who proactively engages to address assigned tasks and tackles issues, risks and opportunities in a timely manner

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Must be a United States Citizen or US Person as defined by ITAR - 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20), 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid U.S. Passport and Security Clearance
  • Able to travel nationally / internationally on an as needed basis.
  • Able to work weekends and evenings as required to meet company objectives.

NOTE: These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job. Individuals assigned to perform tasks defined in this job description that are controlled by the ISO program have the authority, consent, and responsibility to carry out those tasks as defined in the program

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer - minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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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