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Production and Sustaining Quality Engineer - Senior Associate

Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID CS20211509-69425
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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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  • Technical


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 and Sustaining Quality Engineer

Requisition ID: CS20211509-69425

Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Job Description:

The Production and Sustaining Quality Engineer supports the Operations and Quality teams to ensure that quality objectives are met while striving for on-time delivery and cost management. This position is integrated into the manufacturing and test operations to collaborate in a cross-functional environment to address issues and prevent recurrences of issues.

Essential Functions:

  • Identifies opportunities and leads projects to reduce Cost of Poor Quality
  • Collaborates with inspection and manufacturing to evaluate specific product conditions for compliance where determination of requirements is difficult or unclear
  • Self Starter willing to embrace new ides and practices
  • Able to work independently and finish projects on time
  • Leads continuous improvement efforts and participates in improvement projects lead by others
  • Develops and maintains control plans within areas of responsibility
  • Validates first article inspection execution and documentation within areas of responsibility
  • Provides internal communication regarding acceptance testing issues. Interfaces with test, manufacturing, engineering, and customers as needed
  • Completes risk assessments and validation plans for planned changes
  • Supports off-shift and weekend coverage as needed
  • Be able to move 30 lbs.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 2 years of experience in a quality-related discipline
  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline
  • 2 years understanding and practical application of quality tools including RCCA, control charts, control plans, and PFMEAs
  • 2 years working knowledge and understanding of AS9100/ISO 9001 quality systems

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience in commodities such as circuit card assemblies, cable harnesses, metal fabrication, or system integration
  • 2 years of experience in an aerospace manufacturing environment
  • Six sigma green belt certification
  • Experience with SQL programing
  • Self Starter willing to embrace new ides and practices
  • Able to work independently and finish projects on time
  • Strong computer skills, including proficient use of MS Office Suite
  • Good communication skills and the ability to interface across the organization to achieve effective results
  • Experience working in a team environment to solve problems and balance workloads

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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