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L3Harris Manufacturing Engineer in Millersville, Maryland

Manufacturing Engineer

Job ID IMS20202205-45838


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. at


Job Title: Senior Associate, Manufacturing Engineer

Job Code: MFP2

Job Location: Millersville, MD

Job Description:

Develops, implements and analyzes manufacturing engineering plans and projects and communicates them to internal and external customers. Defines, develops and transfers manufacturing and engineering tools, strategies and systems. Develops manufacturing strategies for specific products and processes. Actively participates with engineering project teams in order to coordinate the release of new products. Estimates and tracks manufacturing costs, determines time standards, and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines. Maintains records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Generation of product work instructions, standard operating procedures, equipment operating procedures, visual aids and build routings

  • Generation of product bill of materials, assignment of make/buy execution plans and other required Material Requirements Planning (MRP) coding

  • Participate in design reviews of documentation for determination of production readiness

  • Participate on Materials Review Board (MRB) for disposition of discrepant material on assigned projects

  • Determination of product throughput requirements and associated tooling & equipment needed to realize schedule

  • Productivity improvements to minimize cost of production

  • Tooling and equipment design and/or selection required for production builds of hardware

  • Conduct manufacturing operator training for specialty job skills


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret level Security Clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience or 2 years post-Secondary / Associates Degree and a minimum of 6 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree or equivalent with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience.

  • Requires practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active Secret level Clearance

  • Thorough knowledge of FAR and DFAR regulations pertaining to execution of US Government contracts.

  • Thorough understanding of MRP basics, knowledge of DELTEK Cost Point software system desired but not required.

  • Basic skills in drawing interpretation that include the ability to read mechanical drawings and schematics.

  • Understanding of how bills of material are constructed and coded for product material ordering and fabrication.

  • Ability to work with Design Engineers on developmental and production products.

  • Basic knowledge of Electronics and Mechanical systems a plus.

  • Ability to cost estimate product build and testing times based on time studies and historical actuals incurred on previous hardware builds

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.