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Manager, Project Engineering

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Loveland
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Manager, Project Engineering

About Space & Sensors:
L3Harris Space & Sensors Division, headquartered in Mason, Ohio, designs, develops, and manufactures complex systems (electronic, avionics, transceivers, transmitters, electro-optical, and electro-mechanical) for the defense, aerospace, and commercial markets. L3Harris is a recognized leader in Electro-Optical technologies that enable systems to support surveillance, reconnaissance, threat detection, and self-protection missions. Our world-class Space Avionics systems include equipment for Mars Rover/Landers/Orbiters, Launch Vehicles, and Imaging Satellite Communications.

Space & Sensors team members bring their passion for innovation and engineering, their desire to push the envelope to adapt, communicate, and deliver on highly reliable mission-critical systems. We offer an alternative 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, and the opportunity to work with a talented and diverse group of professionals. Focused on fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where employees can grow and develop professionally, employees can get engaged with several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), participate in monthly activities hosted by our Employee Engagement Committee, or get involved with volunteer opportunities through our L3Harris Investing for Tomorrow community program.

Mason, OH is located in Warren County, "Ohio's Largest Playground." Major attractions are right around the corner, including Great Wolf Lodge and Kings Island Amusement Park. Our site is 20 minutes from downtown Cincinnati, where there are multiple attractions including The Newport Aquarium and The Cincinnati Zoo. Cincinnati is also the home AFC Champions the Cincinnati Bengals, the Cincinnati Reds, the Cincinnati Cyclones and FC Cincinnati of Major League Soccer.

Job Description:
At L3Harris, we apply our passion to push the frontiers of advanced technology.

Responsible for leading the Project Engineering team or department including planning, research & development, and execution of all tasking on projects, pursuits, and programs. Engineering team or department may encompass one or more of the following engineering disciplines: electrical, software, mechanical, systems, etc. May manage the design and execution (i.e. scope, schedule, budget and staffing) of projects as well as the development and improvement of engineering processes. Responsible for functional requirements of staffing (manpower/resource planning), recruiting, training, talent development, engagement, and retention of employees. Proactively collaborates with functional and business leadership teams to support business and program requirements and demands.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages, recruits, and develops a strong group of approximately 10 project engineers
  • Defines, maintains, improves and manages the project engineering processes
  • Provides labor and resource planning
  • Supports bid and proposal activities including cost and schedule estimation
  • Identifies and manages engineering risks of design and development projects
  • Supports team in managing development projects via oversight and review
  • Coordinate with the Project Engineering Segment Discipline Lead on policies and procedures
  • Actively participates in strategic and business aspects of Engineering Department
  • Understands strengths & weaknesses of existing project engineering resources and allocate appropriately to balance program and business needs
  • Provides technical mentorship and leadership coaching to project engineers, to assure their success in meeting program objectives
  • Aids program managers, project engineers, and the technical organization to ensure progress toward technical objectives within budgetary and schedule guidelines
  • Provides top-level support for proposal generation, estimates-to-complete, high-level customer interface, organizational development, strategic planning, product and technology roadmaps
  • Plans and ensures sufficient labor resource capacity and capability are available to meet the business forecast (short and long term) for project engineering resources
  • Establishes a culture of Project Engineering excellence
  • Defines and develops the project engineering process in order to improve performance, quality, manufacturability, cost and reliability
  • Reinforces a strong culture of creative and collaborative problem-solving to overcome constraints
  • Establishes performance expectations, methods, and tools for project engineering
  • Works in collaboration with Systems Engineering to define, establish, and practice effective tools of technical control (e.g., Engineering Review Board, configuration control, enterprise architecture, requirements flow-down, and verification & test)
  • Ensures thorough understanding of the project engineering role within the organization
  • Drive continuous improvement in engineering quality and delivery through use of metrics
  • Recruits, develops, assesses and retains Project Engineering staff
  • Establish performance expectations, methods, and tools for project engineering
  • Support training and career development for project engineers


    • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 13 years of prior related experience.
    • 3+ years of experience in a prior leadership capacity (i.e. Supervisor/Manager, Engineering Manager, Program Manager, Director etc.).
    • Minimum 9 years of program experience working in Project Engineering or Technical Project Management role

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • Experience with process improvement e.g. CMMI and Six-Sigma
      • Experience building strong relationships and effectively partnering with internal resources; customer focused
      • Proficient in technical project management and technical estimating
      • Proficient in risk identification, risk analysis and contingency planning
      • Working knowledge within a relevant technical field (e.g., analog design, digital design, mechanical engineering, embedded firmware, software engineering)
      • Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance; Active Secret is preferred.
      • Proficient in leading root cause analysis, troubleshooting complex technical situations, and leading continuous improvement efforts
      • Proficient in people management, evaluations and team building
      • Demonstrated understanding of interaction between engineering design, program management, manufacturing & supply chain processes, Mission Assurance & Quality
      • Working knowledge of manufacturing, assembly, and test processes
      • Familiarity with Lean, Six Sigma, CMMI or other continuous improvement frameworks. High expectations for sustained excellence for self and team members.
      • Military customer experience is desired
      • PMP certification is desired
      • Previous experience as a control account manager (CAM) in an EVMS environment is desired
      • Previous experience with sensors or leading a development team for development of an electronic unit is desired

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Middletown , Manager, Project Engineering, Engineering , Loveland, Ohio

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