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Manufacturing Engineer

Job ID CS20193105-31518 Date posted 06/12/2019

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.

Job Title – Manufacturing Engineer
Job Location – Roanoke, VA
Job Code – CS20193105-31518

Job Description:
Process engineering position focused on the manufacturing and testing of microchannel plates for electro-optical devices.  Position responsibilities include:

  • Enhancing the performance characteristics of the microchannel plates.
  • Optimizing manufacturing and testing processes and implementing cost reduction opportunities (yield and productivity improvements, waste elimination).
  • Diagnosing process and equipment issues and working with maintenance teams to keep equipment running optimally.
  • Working with and training bargaining unit employees to improve work processes and product quality..
  • Working to minimize or eliminate safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and productivity problems..
  • Working with R&D engineering to test, refine and implement new product ideas.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


  • BS in Engineering with minimum two years related experience.  

Preferred Additional Skills: 

  • Ability to obtain Security Clearance.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • MS Office 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.

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.