Harris Corporation

Senior Specialist, Quality Engineering – Rochester, NY

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Posted 2019-03-02

Job Title – Senior Specialist, Quality Engineering
Job Location – Rochester, NY
Job Code – CS20181009-27255

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at harris.com

Job Description:

Executes Production Quality Engineering activities in support of Focus Factory meeting business and quality objectives.
Performs analysis associated with these activities, including PDCA, FMEA and Control Plan development and implementation, product and process Cpk assessment, and production test yields and yield improvement, and customer satisfaction. Facilitates meetings on these topics and drives team to continued action.
Works closely with other Engineering functions to identify root cause and corrective action of quality issues.
Collects and assesses product performance data for all products built by their Focused Factory, draws conclusions, and makes recommendations for improvement actions.
Reviews product history and lessons learned from design validation sources and warranty data to identify and drive preventative measures to ensure optimal quality of each product.
Supervisor for small team of technicians and inspectors.
Secondary responsibilities:

Consistent with the HBX (Harris Business Excellence) approach, leads continuous improvement and problem-solving efforts to improve quality and reduce waste and cost of current product processes.
Defines and specifies the implementation of standards, methods and procedures for managing the quality of manufactured products.

Bachelors degree in an engineering or technical field.
6+ years experience as a Quality Engineer
2+ yrs of strong data analysis and analytical skills (Excel, Minitab)
1+ year Project management experience or leading a cross-functional team

Preferred Additional Skills:

RF/Radio or related communications experience preferred
Project Management certification - ie... PMI PMP
Formal problem-solving, DMAIC or similar, Six Sigma BlackBelt or experience with (Lean/6 Sigma) tools and processes
Leadership and facilitation skills

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. 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 Harris Corporation 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.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

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Company summary

Harris is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions in Communication Systems, Electronic Systems and Space and Intelligence System that connect, inform and protect.


Life insurance; disability; EAP, Adoption Assistance Plan; voluntary benefits (auto/homeowners insurance, pre-paid legal services, vet insurance, and more); tuition reimbursement; spending accounts.

Tech Stack

Python, Linux, Java, PostgreSQL, Apache Camel

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