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L3Harris Associate Manager, Manufacturing Engineer in Rochester, New York


Job Title: Optical Fabrication Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Job Code: SAS20212411-73301

Job Location: Rochester, NY

Job Description:

L3Harris in Rochester, NY is looking for an Engineer to support generation and polishing of optical components. Primary responsibility is to provide leadership to a team of Process Engineers who support the fabrication of exquisite optical components. Additionally, this engineer will directly support manufacturing of optical components within the optics focus factory.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide leadership, career development and mentorship to a team of optical fabrication Process Engineers

  • Understand and implement optical fabrication techniques such as: surface generation, traditional grind and polish, computer controlled small tool grind and polish, ion figuring and MRF.

  • Plan, write, and execute manufacturing instructions.

  • Participate in the evaluation, analysis, and improvement of optical fabrication processes.

  • Investigate, analyze, and solve problems.

  • Establish tooling and fixturing requirements.

  • Provide estimates to complete manufacturing operations.

  • Work within a cross-functional team environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience or graduate degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of Design for Manufacturability and Assembly (DFM/DFMA).

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and general understanding of manufacturing and assembly techniques.

  • Basic understanding and application of geometric dimension and tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Demonstrate appropriate computer knowledge in basic Microsoft Office software applications.

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.