Sr. Director Of Manufacturing, Integrated Mission Systems

L3harris Palm Bay , FL 32907

Posted 2 months ago


Job Title: Senior Director of Manufacturing, Integrated Mission Systems

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job ID: CHQ20190904-110682

Job Description:

Senior Segment Manufacturing Operations Leader for L3Harris Integrated Mission Systems Segment. Responsible for leading manufacturing and manufacturing engineering with over 3,000 employees in 45+ locations domestic and international. Develop short term plans and long term strategies that drive a one operations organization vision to ensure perfect delivery, quality and safety, while achieving additional operations and financial objectives. Position reports directly to the Segment Vice President of Operations.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Meet segment manufacturing objectives for cost, quality and delivery of material and services

  • Achieve an injury free work place through execution of EHS strategies

  • Create manufacturing strategies to meet segment Annual Operating and Strategic Growth plans

  • Achieve critical manufacturing productivity goals by developing and deploying best lean manufacturing practices.

  • Develop and executive manufacturing technology roadmaps

  • Design for manufacturability partnering with Engineering in the new product development process

  • Achieve FAR/DFAR compliant processes

  • Develop a world class operations organization through various staffing, training and talent management initiatives

  • Deliver and sustain positive measurable results

Core Skills:

Operational Excellence experience implementing Lean Manufacturing and Quality Improvement tools

  • Cellular standard work and standard WIP

  • One Piece Flow or Pull System manufacturing flow

  • Kanban systems

  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)

  • Mistake Proofing / Poke Yoke

  • Factory Gemba walk process

  • Strategic Goal Deployment

  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

  • Value Stream Mapping (VSM)

  • Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

  • 5S+1 Visual Factory

People Management

  • Develop effective and harmonized organizational construct

  • Effective coach/mentor

  • Ability to hold team accountable to achieve business plans

  • Drive employee engagement through gemba process

  • Succession planning, organizational and talent development

  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization


  • Accountable, but gives credit to team for accomplishments

  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional teams

  • Build effective relationships across business with staff, peers, factory associates, and other functional disciplines

  • Employee advocate, approachable, trust worthy, empowering

  • Role model for ethics, integrity, diversity and inclusion


  • Effective management operating system for multi-site operations

  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency while achieving results the right way

  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize

  • Strategic ability to develop, implement, and execute strategy

  • Effective decision maker

Business Acumen

  • Understand commercial drivers of business and how they impact the P&L
  • Understanding of defense contracting (FARs, DFARs, etc.)
  • Ability to manage factory costs to achieve planned overhead rates


Education and Experience:

  • BS Degree (technical degree preferred, i.e. Engineering)

  • MS Degree preferred, MBA a plus

  • Lean expert certified

  • Active Secret Clearance a plus

  • 10+ years of progressive manufacturing leadership experience

  • Knowledge of manufacturing strategies in production and development environments

  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Extensive knowledge leading and executing structured lean manufacturing systems

  • Demonstrated experience developing manufacturing technology roadmaps

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