Harris Corporation Operations Supervisor in Lynchburg, Virginia

Operations Supervisor 3/8/18--ManufacturingUSA - VA - Lynchburg




Job ID: CS20180803-23805


Job Title – Operations Supervisor

Job Location – Roanoke, VA

Job Code – CS20180803-23805

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at Harris.com at https://www.harris.com/ .

Job Description:

  • Supervises shift unionized employees who change the characteristics of materials by chemical or mechanical means.

  • Accomplishes tasks mainly through direct supervision. Directs daily operations of work areas and assigns work as established in accordance with schedules and deliverables.

  • Interacts daily with subordinates and/or peers within and across functions as necessary. Sets objectives and standards of performance and monitors daily for all employees in his/her department.

  • Maintains schedules and delivery promises.

  • Ensures proper documentation is in use on production floor at all times. Meets all company, safety, environmental and housekeeping guidelines. Participates in the training and development of employees.

  • Initiates and follows up on all personnel activities to include performance reviews and counseling.

  • Interfaces with Engineering, Quality, Supply Chain, Human Resources and other support groups to solve production problems.

  • Maintains accurate floor inventory. Controls scrap and excess material to acceptable levels.

  • Ensures all personnel comply with safety and security regulations as set forth by company policies.

  • Enters and maintains attendance data.

  • Responsible for continuous process improvement.

  • Participates in and promotes Lean Six Sigma methodologies.

  • Other duties as specified by authorized company representatives.

  • May have to work any shift as required.


  • 10+ years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment with an Associate’s degree (AS) in Operations/Business Management or similar field.

  • Position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. In order to obtain clearance, you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering or similar field.

  • Proficiency using Microsoft products (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).

  • Experience supervising in a union environment.

  • Lean Six Sigma certifications.

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. 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 Harris Corporation 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.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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LocationUSA - VA - Lynchburg