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Senior Associate, Program Management

Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Job ID AS20211806-63119
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My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

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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.


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Job ID: AS20211806-63119

Job Description:

Provides technical and business leadership for development and production programs that require a good understanding of the technical aspects and business operations of the program. Leads cross-functional teams (IPT) and evaluates products for technical correctness and program consistency. Develops and implements methods to achieve cost and schedule reductions, performance enhancements, and new concepts for follow-on future business. Ensures coordination between the division and customers.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Leads IPT Teams on one or more programs assigned to a product line,
  • Manages technical aspects, quality issues, cost, schedule, and associated risks.
  • Conducts program reviews and prepares written reports to management or customer on current status and actions necessary for the successful completion of a programs.
  • Assures adherence to all terms and specifications of assigned program contracts and to pertinent Facility and government policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Coordinates with manufacturing and engineering operations to achieve program objectives and ensure high quality products are delivered on time and within cost parameters.
  • Implements practices that maintain solid program management in the areas of non-recurring engineering, recurring tasks, risk management, and financial control and review including earned value, integrated schedule, and contract compliance.
  • Determines and initiates alternate strategies and plans relating to program risks, problems, and opportunities related to schedule, cost, and pricing.
  • Advise management on overall program matters as they affect manpower, facilities and financial plans to assure that program requirements are met.
  • Monitors the financial status, budgets cost to complete estimates and schedules, in order to prevent, detect, and correct out of program conditions.
  • Assists in negotiating quotes and proposals for assigned programs and the timely preparation of follow-on actions.
  • Represents Facility in technical and overall management matters with the customer. Travels to customer facilities as required.
  • Measures program performance and expenditures and suggests corrective action and cost reduction initiatives when program goals and commitments are in jeopardy.


  • Minimum Associate Degree with at least 6 years’ experience in related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or technical discipline preferred
  • Six years’ experience in Aerospace or Defense Industry preferred.
  • Three years of experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Knowledge of high-reliability space or defense hardware requirements and RF component design, production, and testing.
  • Knowledge of earned value, cost, and schedule management and supplier-related issues and activities.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and certifying agency requirements to ensure that products and services are in compliance.
  • Ability to obtain Security Clearance
  • Ability to listen and respond effectively to customer concerns.
  • Ability to lead multi-discipline teams.
  • Ability to solve problems.
  • Well-developed organizational skills.
  • Ability to apply analysis skills to problems.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

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.

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