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Plastics Technician 2nd Shift

Job ID AS20202506-47082

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 $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries.


Job Title: Plastic Technician- 2nd shift

Job Code: AS20202506-47082

Job Location: Torrance, CA

Job Description: 

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced  Plastic Technician - Encapsulation 2nd Shift at our Torrance, California location to perform encapsulation and bonding processes on electronic assemblies for communications components.  In this full-time hourly position, you will fabricate and test various plastic materials, moldings, coatings, adhesives, filament windings and laminates to determine the most appropriate methods of encapsulating assemblies to meet our microwave power module production requirements.  In addition, you'll operate large high-pressure ovens, vacuum chambers, and related equipment to carry out encapsulation processes.  After an initial training period on first shift, you will be assigned to our second shift and be eligible for shift differential premium pay at that time.


  • 5 years of experience carrying out potting and encapsulating tasks, preferably for electronic assemblies.  (Related bonding or coating experience in fields other than electronics will be considered.)
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is needed.

Other qualifications that will enable you to be successful in this position include:

  • Must be proficient at weighing, measuring, mixing and applying a variety of bonding and coating materials.
  • The ability to read and comprehend blueprints, technical papers, and written and verbal instructions is required.
  • Knowledge of related equipment such as pressure and vacuum chambers for encapsulation and curing is necessary.
  • Experience using durometer hardness gauges, micrometers and calipers is needed.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.

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.

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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.