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L3Harris Inspection C in Salt Lake City, Utah


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.

About L3Harris Technologies:

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 $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries. L3Harris.com

Job Title: Production Planning

Job Code: PPSC

Job Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Description:

The Production Planner interfaces with multiple departments and organizations, and is primarily responsible for ensuring project deliverables are completed on schedule. A successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to handle stressful situations with maturity, confidence, and respect

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Adaptability and agility in an evolving workplace environment, while efficiently responding to new Information guidelines, and methodologies

  • Established analytical skills, focused on the ability to identify and implement creative solutions to complex problems

  • Understanding of the concepts, principles, processes, and procedures required to actively manage production schedules

  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment while demonstrating the skills needed to effectively avoid and resolve conflict

  • Interpret basic engineering instructions and drawings

  • Understand various manufacturing processes and methods

Essential Functions:

  • Analyze material configuration and job order status using Windows-based computer systems and software

  • Expedite flow of materials, parts, and assemblies within or between departments in accordance with production and shipping schedules

  • Coordinate and Negotiate workflow through multiple work centers via various functional organizations to secure needed resources while ensuring changing customer demands, and schedule deadlines are met.

  • Monitor order status, including material status, managing WIP areas, location accuracy, inventory discrepancies, manufacturing and program support, and communication support

  • Ensure availability of materials to meet production requirements and delivery commitments. Works to resolve material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions.

  • Identify and create goals that lead to the successful completion of project deliverables within the allotted time

  • Perform detailed schedule, risk, and continuous improvement based analysis to identify, develop, and drive solutions


  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 6 years of prior related experience or a post-Secondary/Associate's Degree with a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.

  • Experience in project or program execution techniques preferred

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Project, and PowerPoint)

  • Experience with SAP or other ERP/MRP systems is preferred

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Position may require the ability to lift 50 pounds

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.

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.