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Sr. Manager, Manufacturing/Quality Engineer

Rochester, New York

Job ID CS20221404-80668
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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.

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  • Level: Experienced
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I love my job because every day there’s a new problem to tackle, a new skill to learn and an awesome team that has my back.

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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.


Job Title: Sr. Manager, Manufacturing Engineer

Job Location: Rochester, NY

Job Code: CS20221404-80668

Job Description:

  • Manager of NPI (New Product Introduction) Process ME’s (Manufacturing Engineers), AME’s (Advanced Manufacturing Engineers), and AQE’s (Advanced Quality Engineers). Ensure that team is operating within documented procedure and continuously improving process documentation.
  • Create standard Bill of Process. Development of standards for mechanical assembly strategies for new products including process design and development, integration of robotic and automation solutions, process documentation, and fixture development.
  • Create standard APQP documentation and ensure compliance. Use PFMEA techniques to identify robust processes and improve error proofing prior to production launch.
  • Manage the Design for Manufacturing efforts early in design and influence for ease of manufacturing. Meet with engineering leadership to understand new products in development.
  • Work with Director to create project lists in alignment with NPI strategic initiatives. Directs the execution of tactics established by functional leadership.
  • Establish new component technology roadmap and work with peers in production to integrate into functional technology roadmaps
  • Standard use of Lean Six Sigma philosophy/tools for ongoing improvements.
  • Manages a team with focus on policy and strategy implementation.
  • Establishes operational plans with measurable contribution towards the achievement of results of the job function. Provides measurable input of new products, processes or standards in operational plans that will have some impact on the achievement of overall functional results.
  • Recommends operational plans and tactics that will directly impact the achievement of overall functional results. Establishes operational plans for job area with short- to mid-term impact on results (e.g., 1-2 years).
  • Work requires a high degree of responsibility for resources, and occasionally influences business decisions made by functional leadership.
  • May recommend and implement new products, processes, policies, standards or operating plans in support of job function strategy

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering and a minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience or a Graduate Degree and a minimum of 10 years of prior experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Broad range of manufacturing experience in operations and/or process engineering.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and creative problem solving.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Uncompromising dedication to quality and a familiarity with APQP.
  • Requires management and leadership knowledge in job area.
  • Requires broad management and leadership knowledge to lead cross-department project teams or manage across the function.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products


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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