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L3Harris Lead, Quality Engineering (Clifton, NJ) in Clifton, New Jersey


Job Title: Lead, Quality Engineering

Job Code: SAS20232505-101235

Job Description:

Manufacturing Quality Engineers are a key component to manufacturing defect free products and ensuring that our process is as efficient as possible. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with a strong quality and manufacturing engineering background, interested in driving quality into our product.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact with various groups in a fast-paced manufacturing environment (experience in a high-volume electronics manufacturing/testing environment is strongly preferred)

  • Experience with circuit boards and micro circuit assemblies (preferred)

  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task and communicate effectively

  • Collect and analyze test/defect data from relevant sources, and identify root causes

  • Collaborate across multiple disciplines to find root cause for systemic failures and implement corrective actions.

  • Lead/support in-depth investigations of quality issues (Non-Conformances, Process Problems, RCCA’s, Audit Observations, etc.) ensuring effective corrective/preventive actions occur.

  • Facilitate quality improvement initiatives to reduce defects/quality related issues and make recommendations to improve the production process based on findings from quality analysis.

  • Effectively communicate issue descriptions, improvement progress, and latest status to management

  • Data analysis is strong plus (Tableau, MS Power BI, Excel)

  • Participate in CI/LEAN initiatives and utilize Six Sigma tools for process improvements (8-D, Fish-bone diagram, KNOT chart, 5 Why’s, ect.)

  • Participate in cross-functional teams for process control, improvement, and optimization projects; participate in ad-hoc continuous improvement projects

  • Facilitate non-conforming investigations, inclusive of interactions with vendors or Supplier Development and Procurement for issues associated with raw materials and components

  • Knowledge of IPC-A-610 requirements and J-Std-001


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.

  • 9+ years of experience in Manufacturing Engineering or Production Quality Assurance.

  • Must be a US citizen capable of obtaining and maintaining a US government Secret clearance.

    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.

    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.