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L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.

Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. - Salt Lake City, UT

Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer','094319','USA-Utah-Salt Lake City','','!*!Responsible for designing and developing manufacturing methods, processes, procedures, operation sequence, and production layouts for the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.


Recommends and implements equipment and process modifications to improve production efficiencies, manufacturing techniques and production yields for existing products.

Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to best manufacturing practices and may develop those techniques.

Estimates manufacturing cost, evaluates time standards, and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines.

Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout and flow.

Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance or assists/aids the manufacturing processes.

Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.

Incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan.

Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.

Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations and/or industry certifications and best practices.

Maintains records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations.

Interface with design engineering in coordinating the release of new products and to provide guidance regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.

Identify nonconforming product and disposition of product to engineering and/or customer specifications

Identify root cause of all nonconforming product and provide corrective action solutions in collaboration with design and test engineering teams.

Support and confer with vendors in determining product specifications, best industry practices, materials, and evaluating products to customer specifications.


Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering Discipline required

8  years of experience is also required.  

Transactional experience working with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems such as Baan, Oracle, Info. SAP Preferred.

Experience with Manufacturing Execution (now an SAP product) SAP ME preferred.

Experience in a product life cycle system such as Team Center preferred.

Experience with lean manufacturing tools and six sigma processes is desired.

Background in electromechanical and/or circuit card assembly is desired.

Printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing

Circuit card assembly (CCA) processes, materials and equipment

Solder paste screen print materials, application and stencil design


Due to the nature of our work qualified candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance. This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the successful applicant's skills, education and experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

L-3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance-abuse testing and background checks. 

 ','None','None','Full-time','Day - 1st','Yes, 50 % of the Time','Division - Communication Systems West-20000036','Individual Contributor','Dec 4, 2017','Production Engineering','Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer

3 days 18 hours ago

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc.


Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. - Salt Lake City, UT, United States


Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Company Profile:
L-3 is a prime contractor in Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance, and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. Our customers include the U.S. Department of Defense and its prime contractors, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Justice, allied foreign governments, domestic and foreign commercial customers and select other U.S. federal, state and local government agencies.