Harris Corporation Manufacturing Engineer (Abu Dhabi) in Palm Bay, Florida

Manufacturing Engineer (Abu Dhabi)

Job ID: ES20171906-19313


Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer

Job Location: United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi Expatriate Assignment)

Job Code: ES20171906-19313

Job Description:

Lead production activities overseeing the integration of C4I equipment into a variety of military vehicles. The position will be fast paced with an emphasis on throughput. Familiarity with electro-mechanical assemblies is a plus. This position is schedule driven and requires coordination with multiple manufacturing teams. Furthermore, this position requires heavy interaction with material management, quality, supplier, and customer functions. This position is located in the United Arab Emirates for a duration of at least 12 months. Ability to relocate is required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage daily logistics and workflow to ensure maximized throughput

  • Provide technical evaluation inputs for all program needs both internal to Harris and for our suppliers. Support may include but not be limited to estimating the scope of efforts, development of program plans, and creation of an integrated master schedule.

  • Plan, coordinate and manage cost, schedule, and technical performance (CAM) for the assigned program effort. Collaboration with the program team with emphasis on achievement of cost and schedule targets.

  • Develop and maintain capacity analysis for internal and supplier needs. Coordinate kit drops and work with Material Management to minimize production down time.

  • Work with UAE military personnel to address issues and coordinate assets

  • Prepare plans, reports and presentations to communicate to Customers, other team members and subcontractors. Effectively communicate and direct non-US personnel.

  • Analyze internal and external operations to assess risks (cost, schedule and technical performance) as well as opportunities, developing risk mitigation plans, and taking corrective action when risks/opportunities are identified

  • Support lean/process improvement initiatives of technical and operational nature

  • Support root cause and corrective action processes

  • Design and develop manufacturing tools, strategies and systems

  • Plan and manage manpower/equipment/process resources

  • Work alongside Quality, Test, and Reliability Engineering functions to achieve common program and operational goals

  • Review and approve drawing and parts lists revision updates

UAE Service Package includes:

  • Ability to obtain a work Visa (U.S. Passport Required)

  • Relocation package with a disruption payment

  • Additional compensation – Field Service and Hardship premium

  • Furnished housing

  • Annual travel budget


  • Bachelor's Degree in mechanical, electrical, aerospace or industrial engineering with a minimum of 6+ years industry experience.

  • Hands-on experience with Box Build Electro-Mechanical Assemblies.

  • Six-Sigma Certification – Green Belt Minimum

  • Ability to relocate to United Arab Emirates for 12 month minimum duration

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience using Earned Value Management System and integrated product teams.

  • Background in the manufacturing of electronics for military and government systems, with a special focus on vehicle integration

  • Background in fast paced production manufacturing environment

  • Background in developing/improving manufacturing processes

  • Familiarity with root cause and corrective action analysis tools for use towards manufacturing process problems, workmanship defects, mechanical test failures, etc.

  • Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt, or working knowledge of Lean/Process Improvement tools.

  • Good communication skills including the ability to deliver effective presentations to peers, management, and customers

  • Proven record of successfully setting accomplishments at targeting and achieving results, prioritizing tasks, overcoming obstacles, establishing team standards and responsibilities and creating a results-focused environment


  • Please be aware this position requires the ability to obtain a customer Work Visa 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.

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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.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:


EducationBachelors (or equivalent work experience)

Job TypeFull Time

LocationUSA - FL - Palm Bay