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Engineering Manager

Cincinnati, OH

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.


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 the Trusted Disruptor for the global aerospace and defense industry. With customers’ mission-critical needs always in mind, our more than 50,000 employees deliver end-to-end technology solutions connecting the space, air, land, sea and cyber domains.


Schedule: 4/10


As the Electrodynamics, Inc. Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for managing and developing the multi-disciplined Engineering staff that supports product development and production. A secondary role of the engineering manager will involve supporting direct program work as a Lead Engineer. L3Harris Engineering Managers possess the skills of influencer, motivator, and leader who can grow a team of engineers and technicians while advancing their own career in a management role and in engineering leadership. The Engineering Manager will lead a diverse group of professionals with responsibilities for design and manufacturing.


Essential Functions:

Manager Responsibilities:

  • Define, maintain, and improve the department’s engineering processes and best practices.
  • Ensure staff are properly using processes and best practices on their assigned programs.
  • Provide regular labor and resource planning to support programs and activities.
  • Actively support all phases of hiring activities for the team
  • Support management of morale and work to proactively mitigate attrition.
  • Support succession planning and identification/development of key talent.
  • Carry out performance management and goal setting of all direct reports and indirect reports, both formal and informal. Provide meaningful, constructive feedback to ensure the development of each staff member.
  • Lead performance improvement plan formulation and execution as needed.
  • Proactively support reward and recognition activities for the staff members. Develop and submit merit recommendations during the yearly merit review cycle.
  • Perform conflict resolution between teammates as required.
  • Take an active role in the professional development of each staff member. May include identification, guidance, and support of formal training, on-the-job training, mentoring, and/or new program assignments.
  • Proactively mentor, coach, assist, and/or provide additional help to engineers in the analysis, design, build, integration, test, validation, verification, documentation, and/or maintenance of products.
  • Foster an individual and team culture of Continuous Improvement (CI)


Engineering Individual Contributor Responsibilities:

  • Drive improvements to eliminate touch labor and contribute to e3 savings.
  • Design of complex and compact packaging solutions for ruggedized electronics.
  • Create solid models utilizing 3D parametric modeling software and create design documentation utilizing GD&T per ASME Y14.5
  • Requirements development, refinement, and compliance.
  • Generate test plans and test reports related to product performance (Prototype, Design Verification, Qualification, etc.)
  • Lead and direct test activities in all phases of product development cycle.
  • Lead failure investigations using structured tools (8D, Fishbone, Cause & Effect, etc.).
  • Generate material for and participate in design reviews for all phases of the product development cycle.
  • Act as technical interface to internal and external customers.
  • Provide inputs (material and labor estimates) for Requests for Proposals (RFPs).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) applications and various CAD/CAE tools is required.
  • The individual will have a history of setting high goals and standards for self, others, and the organization, be dissatisfied with average performance and assume full responsibility for results.
  • The individual will be a self-starter, identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities, effectively manage one's time and resources, and be a team player.
  • Strong focus on originating action to improve existing conditions and processes, identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas, and implementing solutions are also characteristics of a strong candidate. Individuals will also demonstrate professional and ethical behavior in all business dealings.
  • Outstanding communication (both verbal and written), collaboration, time management, presentation, and organizational skills.
  • Team Player with excellent communication skills to work effectively across different engineering disciplines.
  • Understand configuration management as it applies to product documentation.
  • Capable of managing and working in an environment that is fast paced, demanding, with a focus on problem resolution and process improvement.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other leadership functions across the organization including Operations, Quality, Program Management, and Business Development


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline with minimum of (9) years combined experience in engineering and leadership. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 15 years of prior related experience.
  • 3+ years of experience with Design for Manufacturability.
  • 3+ years of experience with dynamic and static stress analysis.
  • 5+ years of experience leading and managing product development teams.


Preferred Additional Skills:

  • 5+ years’ experience with electromechanical devices
  • 5+ years of design for extreme environments (Vibration, Shock, Temperature, Temperature & Humidity)
  • 5+ years of experience with Root Cause Corrective Action tools and processes
  • 3+ years of experience with application of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T).


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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