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Manufacturing Technician

Company: Harris Corporation
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Senior Manufacturing Technician Broad Function We are looking for a Manufacturing Technician who can help our operations team running smoothly. If you love variety in your work and enjoy being involved in bringing new ideas to life, this is the job for you! L3Harris Open Water Power is an R and prototype facility where we build and test aluminum-water batteries. These batteries are designed to either sit on the ocean floor (static systems) or power unmanned submarine vehicles. You'll be joining a team of skilled and passionate individuals working together to advance our bleeding edge technology. Open Water Power's staff is made up mostly of engineers, scientists, and technicians who combined have decades of experience designing, testing, and building amazing pieces of technology. You'll bring a can-do attitude and curiosity to the job - if you enjoy trying new things and contributing ideas of how to build things better, please apply! Here's what you might do in a given week: Duties and Responsibilities Engage with the engineering team on builds of new technology, asking clarifying questions, and exploring and suggesting methods of assembly to bring their visions to life Work independently to build prototype battery systems with minimal engineering documentation Identify and escalate issues that arise during builds Propose possible solutions and participate in root cause analysis when issues occur Document build details by filling out travelers and communicate job status using our online job ticketing system Participate in GEMBA and 5S activities and improvement projects related to manufacturing or other operations Maintain a high level of workmanship and a keen eye for detail Come up with and implement improvement ideas Train and mentor new team members on build processes and workmanship standards Assist other technicians with machining or assembly tasks as required Perform additional duties as assignedEducation and Experience 2-year Associate's Degree plus minimum 8 years of related experience, or high school diploma or equivalent plus minimum 10 years related experience Skilled at assembly with hand-tools Attention to detail a must Prior machine shop experience a plus Willing to work overtime as necessaryAbout Open Water Power Open Water Power (OWP) has developed an aluminum-water (Al-H2O) battery technology with a 2-10x improvement in energy density vs. alternative chemistries, currently focused on undersea energy delivery. OWP operates a 20,000 square foot high-bay facility in Somerville, MA. The facility supports a team of -40 staff who have on-site access to a full wet chemistry research lab, research-grade equipment for characterization of electrochemical processes, a materials characterization lab, environmentally-controlled test chambers, and temperature-controlled test tanks for vehicles and sensors. OWP's facility also supports full in-house production of Al-H2O systems from proof-of-principle through low-rate initial production (LRIP). Open Water Power is a wholly owned subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies, located in Somerville, MA. Job Profile Matching Criteria: Expertise Operations Location USA - MA - Somerville

Keywords: Harris Corporation, Somerville , Manufacturing Technician, Professions , Somerville, Massachusetts

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