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L3Harris Manufacturing Engineer in Northampton, Massachusetts

Job Title: Specialist, Manufacturing Engineer

Job Code: 4923

Job Location: Northampton, MA

Job Schedule: 9/80 (Everyother Friday Off)

Job Description:

Prepare assembly/manufacturing operation sheets and estimates for production incorporating engineering change orders. Review documentation for manufacturing requirements. Assist purchasing department with procurement of materials.

Essential Duties:

  • Prepare manufacturing estimates, including raw material, purchased parts, machine shop, mechanical inspection, mechanical assembly, electrical assembly, electrical inspection, electrical test, manufacturing support, and quality process support costs.

  • Review design layouts and engineering drawings; make recommendations for changes or modifications to facilitate manufacturing of assembly operations.

  • Develop and maintain specific work instructions and process procedures consistent with requirements of ISO 9001.

  • Prepare operations sheets and assembly/manufacturing instructions, showing sequence of operations, details of each operation, machine, tooling and fixturing to be used, inspection instructions and test requirements.

  • Incorporate engineering change orders, advanced engineering change orders, notices of revision and approved engineering change proposals in operations sheets and assembly instructions.

  • Monitor assembly/electronic/manufacturing instruction sheets and operations sheets to continuously improve the efficiency of the Manufacturing Departments. Assume a primary role as the Manufacturing person responsible to support the Design to Cost concept.

  • Evaluate assembly and test flow of material for facilities modifications that will improve efficiency in the Manufacturing Departments.

  • Prepare production status reports and other reports or information as required.

  • Initiate requisitions for special tools, fixtures and equipment; assist Purchasing in specifications and procurement of tools and fixtures. Work to simplify tool design.

  • Develop and maintain part programs for NC machines.

  • Monitor MDR activity and develop corrective/preventative action plans as required.

  • Perform the duties as outlined in common duties for major build to print production programs and small development programs.

  • Prepare estimates to complete reports for assigned programs. Investigate and report on program cost overruns, under runs, and schedule discrepancies as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Graduate Degree and 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:

  • Creo, Solidworks, 3D modeling w/ 2D drawing & GD&T exposure

  • Lean certifcation(s) Lean Expert, GreenBelt, BlackBelt

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.