Senior Components Engineer

in Alpharetta, GA

Senior Components Engineer Job

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    APD - President's Org-21001117

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    Engineering -Multiple Functions

  • Job Location

    Alpharetta, GA, US

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    Day - 1st

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  • Remote


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 customer's 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.

About L3Harris Technologies

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.
Position Requirements

  • Creation and implementation of Parts Management Plans (PMP).

  • Assist design engineers in the selection of parts.

  • Evaluate, approve and document new parts selected for new design or modified equipment.

  • Support and maintain a preferred parts selection list (PPSL) to reduce proliferation of parts.

  • Enforce part standardization and guide design engineer to use the PPSL.

  • Generate specifications for new components.
  • Review bill of materials against program requirements to assess risk.

  • Review and provide advice on Component End of Life (EOL), Availability, Lead-time, and

  • obsolescence.
  • Manage and resolve parts obsolescence and DMS issues.

  • Provide advice on request for proposals relating to Parts Management Program.

  • Participate in technical reviews, audits, and customer milestone meetings (PDR, CDR, etc) as

  • requested.
  • Participate in the GIDEP Program
  • Creation and review of internal and subcontractor non-standard part approval requests (NSPAR).

  • Prepare handling and process instructions for components activities.

  • Generate data submittal reports in accordance with customer requirements.

  • Technical liaison between Contracts, Purchasing, and Supply Chain for DMS and lead time issues

  • Risk mitigation of counterfeit electronic components

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in an Engineering field with 6 years experience, or equivalent
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience in Military Aviation Electronics product development and support

  • Proficient in MS Office (especially Excel and Access)
  • Understanding of MIL-STD-3018, MIL-STD-883, MIL-STD-750, and similar standards

  • Proficiency with Deltek Costpoint ERP and Cognos
  • Proficiency with IHS BOM Manager or QStar
  • Good communication skills and experience presenting data and analysis
  • Experience in quality engineering, manufacturing operations, or product testing is a plus. ASQ certification

  • Experience with reliability demonstration testing, thermal cycling, burn-in and vibration
  • Knowledge of mechanical reliability concepts and equations
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously during development and production stages
  • Leadership skills – able to lead small teams
  • Good verbal and writing skills, ability to communicate at a high level

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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Who We Are

L3 is proud to employ more than 7,700 veterans of the U.S. military, helping them use their unique training and skills to meet our customers' needs.

Many of L3's top business leaders are former military personnel who provide critical insight and support for using L3's advanced technology and services to protect our country's freedoms.

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