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L3Harris Senior Specialist, Quality Engineer (Van Nuys, CA) in Van Nuys, California


Job Title: Senior Specialist, Quality Engineer

Job Code: SAS20210305-60633

Job Location: Van Nuys, CA

Job Description:

L3Harris is looking for a Quality Engineer to join its operations organization in Van Nuys CA.The successful candidate will:

  • Develop and implement program quality plans, programs, and procedures using statistical quality control.

  • Ensure that performance and quality products conform to established company and regulatory standards.

  • Review, analyze and report on quality discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical, and electro-mechanical systems.

  • Perform trend analysis of defects. Investigates problems and develops disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies.

  • Interface with manufacturing, engineering, customer, vendor, and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met.

  • Recommend corrective actions, dispositions, and modifications.

  • Perform As-Built verifications and work with Configuration Management to assist with hardware flow.

  • Advanced product Quality Planning, SPC, Predictive Quality methodologies, Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, problem solving methodologies and Lean Concepts.

  • Use Six Sigma & Lean concepts for supplier improvement of quality metrics


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 6 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree with a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.

  • Experience in supporting design, development, manufacturing and/or supplier quality activities.

    Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

  • Experience evaluating complex electronic hardware, under magnification, to IPC-J-STD-001 and/or NASASTD-8739.

  • Certified, or the ability to obtain certification to the above referenced workmanship standards.

  • Experience with engineering drawing review and interpretation.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in: Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or related discipline.

  • Lean/Six Sigma training (green/black belt) is a plus.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to both internal and external customers.

  • Strong ability to focus, prioritize, and multi-task successfully to drive tasks to closure to support customer commitments and business objectives.

  • Understanding of Windows environment including standard Microsoft Office tools is strongly preferred.

  • Working knowledge of quality assurance principles.

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.