Harris Corporation Contamination Control Engineer (Product/Project Engineer) in Roanoke, Virginia

Contamination Control Engineer (Product/Project Engineer) 9/14/18OperationsUSA - VA - Roanoke




Job ID: CS20181409-27363


Job Title: Contamination Control Engineer (Product/Project Engineer)

Job Location: Roanoke, VA

Job Code: CS20181409-27363

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:

Work with Engineering and Operations to provide support for contamination control of processes that manufacture components used in night vision hardware. Job functions include developing process contamination requirements, writing and implementing contamination control plans, managing cleanliness audits, developing and leading contamination control training and supporting clean room operations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing contamination control expertise including the generation of test plans, test reports, Standard Operating Procedures, and technical articles

  • Design, execute and analyze partition studies to evaluate process results or equipment baseline performances with a view to achieve industry competitive standards

  • Performing particle characterization and contaminant identification, specifically with emphasis on cleaning of manufactured parts and fixtures

  • Cleaning process development and monitoring of clean room environments.

  • Hiring and developing staff to support contamination control program

  • Leading Continuous Improvement Projects (HBX)

  • Able to work in a clean room environment

  • Able to work overtime, shift work or extended shifts, weekends or holidays


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related technical field with a minimum of 2+ years of related experience

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience working on integrated optical or sensor products

  • Familiar with contamination control methodologies; including precision cleaning processes, verification techniques, outgassing analysis, thermal vacuum bake out, visual inspections, and clean room operations

  • Experience with molecular and particulate contamination source, transport and deposition phenomena and techniques for analysis

  • Developing and reviewing engineering documentation that preferable includes: test plans and procedures, design documentation, materials and processes specifications

  • Experience with clean room certification standards FED-STD-209 and ISO 14644

  • Experience with particle and molecular contamination sampling and monitoring techniques

  • Familiarity with standard testing techniques (e.g.: ASTM-E-595, ASTM-E-1559, ASTM-E-1216, ASTM-E-1235).

  • Experience interfacing with cross functional teams, including customer and management representatives

  • Able to solve complex process/product manufacturing problems and effectively implement solutions

  • Able to create and execute process development tests or root cause investigations

  • Laboratory equipment such as FTIR, XRF, SEM light microscopes, wet chemistry, and Karl Fisher titration methodologies

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification

  • Effective organization communication skills

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.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.


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LocationUSA - VA - Roanoke