R&D Leader - Engineering Supervisor

Geneva Aerospace Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 4 months ago

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 customer's 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

We are seeking an Engineering Leader to lead our growing R&D team to play an integral role as part of the ACSS Engineering leadership team to achieve our business growth goals.

The R&D Leader will support business growth opportunities through the creation and sustainment of technically competitive discriminators and prototype development. The Rapid Development R&D team, which will be focused on lower Technology Readiness Level (TRL) activities to rapidly, and at low cost, develop and prove out concepts that will be used to launch discussions and interactions with our key customers.

This person will be responsible for rapidly developing concepts and prototypes in support business development and monitor newly emerging technologies.

The right candidate will be an impact player, with a proven track record of accomplishments. . He or she should have a proactive management approach, the willingness to "lead by example" and the ability to champion and lead change initiatives for the betterment of the business and organization.

The responsibilities of the position include:

Being responsible for results of all R&D Engineering activity, including but not limited to:

  • Build, develop, and mentor your team of approximately four engineers.

  • Develop & implement strategies to retain focus and execution on providing innovative new solutions to our customer's challenges

  • Embrace the Innovation SPRINT methodology of launching rapid prototypes and obtaining immediate customer feedback to ensure we are aligned with our customer's deepest needs.

  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of engineering technology trends and capabilities and communicate those to the ACSS leadership team.

  • Implement R&D engineering processes that result in value creation in the form of increased speed to market, reduced costs, improved technologies, and innovative products.

  • Financial management, including establishing and managing budgets and capital for the R&D team.

  • This position will report to the ACSS Engineering Director and will be located in Phoenix, AZ.

  • BS in an Engineering discipline

  • MS in an Engineering Discipline

  • MBA preferred

  • 5 years of related experience in engineering field, focus on rapid R&D environment preferred

  • Proven ability to effectively influence those in and outside the organization

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

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.


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R&D Leader - Engineering Supervisor

Geneva Aerospace