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L3Harris Manufacturing Engineering Technician in Muskegon, Michigan

Manufacturing Engineering Technician

Job ID AS20210701-54819


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 $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Manufacturing Engineering Technician

Job Code: AS20210701-54819

Job Location: Muskegon MI

Job Description:

This position is a direct path to a Manufacturing Engineering role. The candidate must have consistent, company sponsored enrollment to earn a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering. To be considered, candidates would have completed either a High School or an Associates’ degree. The starting pay for this role is $25.70/hr with a High School diploma and $29.42/hr for those with an Associate’s degree in an applicable field. Those with a Bachelor's degree already completed will not be considered.

Under guidance of Manufacturing Engineers, execute the following as assigned:


  • Assist with the programming, tooling, fixturing, gaging and processing of products on standard and CNC equipment

  • Assist with development of best practices and commonality for CNC machining applications

  • Work as directed with Mfg Engineers and Quality/inspection personnel to assist in coordination of inspection frequency/requirements

  • Work with fixture design and build specifications

  • Participate as directed in process improvement initiatives


  • Assist the manufacturing assembly engineers in processing, developing methods of assembly and teaching these methods to floor personnel

  • Participate as directed in process improvement initiatives

  • General

  • Assist Manufacturing Engineers in working with outside vendors on make/buy product problems or studies

  • Perform formal drawing updates for and maintain the hard drawing files for tooling, fixtures and gages

  • Coordinate and monitor progress as directed with in-house tool room support projects


  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Candidate must have consistent enrollment in bachelor’s degree program in Mechanical Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering

  • Background in machining processes, tooling, equipment and CNC technology

  • 5 Years Manual and CNC Machining Experience

  • Must be able to read machining and assembly prints and correlate them with the Bill of Material and processes

  • Must have an understanding of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing techniques

  • Must understand metric measurements and tooling

  • Must be familiar with, and able to utilize all Microsoft Office Applications with good written and verbal communication skills required

  • Must be eligible to qualify for a security clearance

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

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Background in machining processes, tooling, equipment and CNC technology

  • CNC programming experience in Mastercam, M & G Codes

  • Understanding of Lean, Six Sigma and SPC methods

  • An understanding of working with CAD models and programs in Pro E and Auto CAD.

  • Project Management experience, have used MS Project in the past and have developed Statement of Work, Work Breakdown Structure, and Schedules

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.