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Engineering Technician D

Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID 11202
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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 space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Engineering Technician D

Job Code: 11202

Job Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Schedule: 9/80

Job Description:

  • The Engineering Technician analyzes non-conformances on cable builds and determine correct path to bring material into conformance.  They will collect quality data for analysis and participate in improvement activities.  They work on assignments requiring judgement and initiative.  They may act as mentor to peers, and as guide to assemblers and mfg technicians.  They will actively work with Manufacturing Process Engineers to improve reliability and efficiency on the cable harness floor. Engineering Technicians may build cables part time, and require all the skill and training of a mfg technician as well.

Essential Functions:

  • Revise processes to meet design and workmanship requirements on non-conforming cables
  • Evaluate tooling needs and availability
  • Assists Cable manufacturing’s First Time Build team in building initial unit builds and prototype cable assemblies
  • Provide input on Engineering Changes Requests
  • Determine root cause of failures and drive corrective actions
  • Collects quality related data and offers corrective action(s) to help eliminate future defects from occurring
  • Participates in process improvement activities
  • Support OT (nights, weekends, extended hours) as needed to meet schedule requirements
  • Ensures company financial goals are met through timely completion of processes, projects, and other initiatives
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by management


  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree with a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend schematics, wire lists, wire diagrams, and blueprints.
  • Ability and qualifications to build cable harnesses to drawing and workmanship requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of cable manufacturing techniques and IPC/WHMA-A-620, class 3 workmanship requirements.
  • Advanced technical and operational knowledge and experience of manufacturing of highly technical devices. 
  • Experience with SAP ME, SAP ECC and Teamcenter.
  • Due to the nature of our work, this position may require the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance.

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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