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Sr Assoc, Mechanical Engrg

Job ID CS20210501-54681

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: Senior Associate, Mechanical Engineer 
Job Location: Lynchburg, VA or Rochester, NY 
Job Code: CS20210501-54681

Job Description: 

  • Responsible for development and analysis of mechanical designs for LMR mobile and portable radios and related accessories.
  • As a member of our terminal products HW team, provide mechanical design solutions for new product development and support maintenance of existing products. 
  • Duties include documenting designs, setting standards, procuring first article samples and generating quality reports. 
  • Support existing products and manufacturing teams with analysis, troubleshooting and fixing of mechanical related product issues
  • Supporting product development and design evolution on a new portable radio. 
  • Tasks include  assembling and instrumenting prototype radios, performing environmental testing and monitoring performance. 
  • Troubleshooting design failures including immersion and thermal analysis. 
  • Managing external mechanical and environmental testing. 
  • Creating component specifications, selecting vendors and working with vendor to meet critical specifications. 
  • Maintaining drawings and BOMs. 
  • General support for mechanical design team. 
  • Working with technicians and equipment related to the above tasks including responsibility for 3D printer maintenance.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 6 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree or equivalent with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanical engineer with 2 years min experience, preferably familiar with cellphones or other similar devices and related components.
  • Basic CAD experience a plus

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.