Harris Corporation Integration Engineer - Space Assembly Integration and Test in Palm Bay, Florida

Integration Engineer - Space Assembly Integration and Test 5/4/18--ManufacturingUSA - FL - Palm Bay




Job ID: SIS20180405-24659


Job Title: Integration Engineer – Space Assembly Integration and Test

Job Code: SIS20180405-24659

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

  • Support integration and test of unfurlable reflectors and solid dish space antenna products. This includes both subassembly and system level assemblies.

  • Development of mechanical integration work instructions including process development and build/test logistics, process documentation, and fixture design for use by Engineering Technicians.

  • Responsible for build documentation, manufacturing and test plans, and build logistics for system level and subassembly products

  • Estimate manufacturing costs, determine time standards, and make recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines.

  • Support assembly processes including implementation of design changes, process improvements, general troubleshooting, and corrective actions. Interface with engineering representatives to ensure requirements are met.

  • Support Design for Manufacturing and Assembly efforts to drive product simplification.

  • Apply Lean Six Sigma tools to identify and develop process optimization opportunities.

  • Support production validation through environmental testing and product functional operation including spacecraft level integration and checkout.

  • Responsible for leading technician team on the manufacturing, integration and test activities

  • Required to work with program leadership team to ensure earned value management milestones are being met and address any variances

  • Capture and address nonconformance using root cause corrective action methodology

This is a hands-on manufacturing position and requires knowledge in the area of aerospace assembly and hi-reliability procedures. Supporting activities will include:

  • Preparing and conducting Manufacturing Readiness Reviews and Test Readiness Reviews

  • Hi Reliability, Mechanical Assembly and Torque, Bonding, and Aerial Platform certifications

  • Following engineering drawings and processes

  • Mechanical assembly of space hardware

  • System level hardware integration

  • Preparation for and conducting system level hardware testing (deployments, vibe, etc.)

  • Generation of test reports following test activities

  • Performing system level alignments to meet system requirements

  • Field support for spacecraft integration and precision alignments

  • Potential first or second shift support. Potential overtime required


  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience with Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent.

Preferred Skills

  • 3 plus years’ of manufacturing or integration experience

  • Ability to lead a team up to 10 people on manufacturing, integration and test activities

  • Ability to work up to 30 feet on an elevated platform

  • Advanced Microsoft Suite skills (excel, PowerPoint, word, and project)

  • Strong sense of responsibility, ownership and follow-through

  • A team player, pro-active, and customer oriented with a sense of urgency to accomplish a given task or goal

  • Possess a high level of initiative and willingness to learn

  • Exposure to Earned Value Management process and Variance Reporting

  • Experience with space and/or aerospace hardware, space environments

  • Experience with process improvement tools including Lean, Six Sigma, 5S or Kaizen

  • Experience with precision mechanical measurement and assembly tools

Security Clearances

Please be aware many of our positions require 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.

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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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