Harris Corporation Mechanical Engrg 4 in Palm Bay, Florida

Mechanical Engrg 4 4/30/18--MechanicalUSA - FL - Palm Bay




Job ID: SIS20183004-24585


Job Title: Mechanical Engineer - Space Assembly Integration and Test

Job Code: SIS20183004-24585

Job Location: Palm, Bay, FL

Job Description:

Lead 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

  • Responsible for training, mentoring and leading both technician and engineering team

  • 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

  • Position could entail functional leadership responsibilities including supervisory tasks

  • Support pursuits and proposals in the business, including review/approval of technical proposals and Basis of Estimates (BOEs) as needed.


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience with Bachelors degree or equivalent.

Preferred Additional Skills

  • 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

  • Exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong sense of responsibility, ownership and follow-through

  • 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

  • Experience and desire to perform functional management duties such as supporting hiring, employee review cycle, and strategic department

  • Experience in Manufacturing/Operations leadership capacity (i.e. Group Lead, IPT Lead, PE, CAM)

  • Experience in functional leadership

Security Clearances

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