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Material Planner / RMA Coordinator (San Diego, CA)

San Diego, California

Job ID 9039
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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: Material Planner / RMA Coordinator

Job Code: 9039

Job Location: San Diego, CA

Job Description:

  • Utilize Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems to effectively time phase material to service cash flow objectives and program schedules
  • Plan, schedule and monitor the efficient movement of material from identification of the requirement to delivery to the end user
  • Responsible for managing large, complex programs
  • Monitor and reconcile any relevant Supply Chain disruptions that develop throughout the program lifecycle
  • Coordinate material distribution with purchasing, warehouse, and end user
  • Maintain program material cost, delivery and labor baseline including change requests
  • Interact with immediate group leader, program office and cross-functional peers
  • Participate on cross-functional teams to provide ideas for improvement and represent functional perspective
  • Identify process improvements and facilitate implementation
  • Accountable for closeout of contractual obligations (e.g. deliveries and open commitments)

Essential Functions:

  • Motivated self-starter well versed in the Material Management Process Flow
  • Work should be performed within set boundaries and with very little direct supervision
  • Manage and complete purchase requisition release to general procurement and subcontracts teams
  • Prioritize procurement expedite activities, kit and floor shortages
  • Manage all warranty and repair service requirements for the division
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with a wide array internal and external professional levels and functions
  • Responsible for customer delivery performance and operations goals that include cost management and on-time delivery in support of internal and external customers
  • Apply innovation, comprehensive information gathering, analysis, and investigation to solve complex problems
  • Drive coordination of QE/ME activities for warranty part dispositions
  • Develop and maintain detailed performance metrics
  • Follow strategic direction set by Program and functional leadership


  • Requires proficient knowledge of job area. May have practical knowledge of project management. Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience Graduate Degree or equivalent with a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and/or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software and advanced concepts
  • Thorough knowledge of Supply Chain processes
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, FAR, MMAS, and CAS requirements, as well as ITAR and EAR regulations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite of Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Lean Six Sigma experience
  • APICS and/or ISM certification preferred, but not required

In compliance with pay transparency requirements, the salary range for this role is $60,500 - $112,500. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits, including health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

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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