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L3Harris Site Lead, Electro-Mechanical Project Engineering in Hill AFB, Utah


Job Title: Engineering Site Lead - Systems, Project, or Electro-Mechanical Engineering

Job Code: SYM5, EE5, ME5, depending on experience

Job Location: SLC, UT

Job Description:

The Engineering Site Lead, Systems, Project, or Electro-Mechanical Engineering, manages and directs experienced professionals and lower level supervisors of a group of Systems, Project or Electro-Mechanical Engineers, developing complex engineering solutions. Must possess extensive knowledge of Hardware Design and Development Engineering and associated principles of Systems Engineering development and/or test. Provides technical guidance and leadership to subordinate engineers. Maintains proper staffing levels and expertise to meet business objectives. Develops and conducts programs in accordance with company policies, priorities and budget constraints. Facilitates business growth serving as proposal reviewer/approver and engaging in all critical program gate reviews. Manages and/or develops budgets for assigned function or department, including operating requirements, training, equipment and material purchases. Provides technical oversight and assistance to other departments as required.

Key Responsibilities:

Makes improvements in processes, systems, or products. Supports the implementation of strategy and establishes short-term operational plans with measurable contribution to function/area results. Accomplishes results through subordinate supervisors or exempt specialist employees. Subject to approval, modifies the organizational structure of centralized functions and units. Meets functional requirements of staffing, training, talent development, engagement, retention and overall management of the department. Responsible for all projects assigned to the organizational unit. Acts as an advisor to subordinate supervisors or staff members to meet schedules or resolve technical or operational problems.

Exerts influence in the successful execution of programs & projects through review of actions such as but not limited to review basis of estimates (BOE), tracking program technical performance measures, and ensures programs adherence to engineering processes and best practice. Helps drive Continuous Improvement & Quality Accountability through ownership of discipline productivity and quality measures, process training and process rigor.

Support to delivering top line growth by working with Business Development, Program Management, and Business Leadership to provide input for Strategic Planning, Research and Development Planning, and Inter-Corporation Resource Sharing. Stays abreast of state-of-the-art technology advancement; identifying disruptive or emerging technology trends for inclusion in IRAD, innovation, or pursuit/program ECP opportunities product improvements

Leads and Manages engineers at the Salt Lake City, UT location that develops piezoelectric ceramic materials, next level of assembly transducers and SONAR sub-systems for use in a wide variety of applications including towed array and dipping sonar systems, seabed solutions, undersea comms, and medical devices. Builds engineering teams that work across geographical and business unit boundaries. Works with engineering counterparts at other L3Harris divisions and with Sector and Segment Engineering leadership, leveraging resources and knowledge outside of MSENS Division to achieve engineering and business results.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Material Science Engineering or related fields such as Physics or Chemistry and a minimum of 7 years of experience, OR, 5 years with a master’s degree

  • Management and leadership background with experience leading full lifecycle developments, including executing performance appraisals, managing staffing allocation, Systems Engineering process leadership and career development

  • Firm understanding of the design and development of SONAR systems using piezoelectric transducers that transmit and receive acoustic energy.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Working knowledge of piezoelectric transducer design methodology for low to moderate volume manufacturing and test environments.

  • VBLSS Green or Black Belt training is considered a plus.

  • Prior military leadership training and USN Fleet experience is considered a plus.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance.

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.