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L3Harris Quality Engineer in Muskegon, Michigan

Quality Engineer

Job ID AS20202307-48255


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. L3Harris.com at https://l3harris.mergerannouncement.com/


Job Title: 3rd Shift Quality Engineer

Job Code: AS20202307-48255

Job Location: Muskegon, Michigan

Job Description: The Quality Engineering Specialist works as part of a cross-functional team including Manufacturing Engineering and Product Support Engineering to ensure successful fabrication, assembly, test and delivery of CPS products.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible to support transmission machining, assembly, and test, including determining direct cause of non-conformances; lead team to identify root cause and corrective action

  • Support manufacturing operations on third shift normally between hours of 9 PM and 6 AM, normally working Sunday night through Thursday night

  • Work with a cross-functional team including Manufacturing Engineering and Product Support Engineering to identify cause of non-conformances and appropriate corrective actions

  • Work with cross-functional teams to meet company quality, cost and delivery metrics

  • Develop and train inspectors on Quality Inspection Documents

  • Prepare and distribute reports on Company Metrics

  • Support the development of QA work instructions, check sheets, final inspection records and provide approval

  • Prepare performance charts on various quality indicators, coordinate continuous improvement efforts to improve product quality and resulting indicators

  • Support metrology related activities, including risk assessments

  • Provide technical support to production on 3 rd shift

  • Work with little supervision


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Aerospace Engineering or similar technical field and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience; Graduate Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Aerospace Engineering or similar technical field and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience

  • Familiar with application of Statistical Process Control techniques

  • Familiar with Metrology techniques

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and Product Specifications

  • Must be able to move freely, with or without accommodation, throughout the manufacturing environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

  • Some overtime and travel required

  • Must be able to qualify for a Security Clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience in machining and inspection of parts made from large aluminum castings

  • Skilled in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

  • 6 Sigma Green belt, Yellow Belt of Black Belt certification.

  • Familiarity with Coordinate Measuring Machine function and programs preferred

  • Experience in conducting Gage R&R ( Repeatability & Reproducibility) studies preferred

  • Training and working knowledge/experience in lean concepts preferred

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.