Material Handler (Former Employee) – Rochester NY – November 18, 2018
The management here is really understanding when it come to asking to take care of anything that need attention in the warehouse and also when it comes to understanding associaste when they have any ideas to change anything around the warehouse that would make things easier.
Engineering Consultant (Former Employee) – Palm Bay, FL – November 12, 2018
I contracted at Harris because they offered me a higher pay rate than what I was making at the time, but they only gave me a week notice when my contract ended after 5 months. I was originally promised that they had 18 months worth of work.
Associate, Government Compliance (Current Employee) – Melbourne, FL – November 11, 2018
Challenging first position and I have learned a lot. Great work life balanced and I was afforded the opportunity to travel to multiple sites and locations. My manager became a personal mentor and the workplace has an amazing culture of collaboration.
Material Manager/Supply Chain (Current Employee) – Melbourne, FL – November 6, 2018
Great small unit teams, however, mentoring and leadership is faulting in career advancement and training. Management expects employees to know what they haven't taught or shown processes. Seen too many people "passing the buck" and employees criticized for speaking up.
great small unit teams, direct leadership is great
Customer (Current Employee) – Fort Wayne, IN – November 6, 2018
Great company, complacent workforce & "so-so" communications. Discussing and correcting major issues at the last moment hinders qualitative, cost effective quality outcome at times in the last 12+ years. Bottomless piggy bank expectations! So sad with many additive cost issues for the NASA and Air Force communities now-a-days. Otherwise, a very strong science community.
Overall Business Atmosphere
Hidden product manufacturing and test issues leading to questionable future failures.
Excellent starter company for interns without experience
Junior Engineer/Manager (Current Employee) – Fort Wayne, IN – November 6, 2018
Decent Fort Wayne company. Friendly & professional work environment. Lackluster communications between departments. Not so happy customers. Valid rumors of layoff's starting next year (lost major contract) and relocation/consolidation to Rochester & Melbourne for improved shareholder returns.
good pay and great place to learn from experienced oldtimers (quickly disappearing).
Project cost overruns, Excessive mandatory OT encompassing more human mistakes, Projected profit margins masking quality.
Local management hampered to lead through difficult environment
Program Manager (Current Employee) – Fort Wayne, IN – October 31, 2018
Harris is still wrestling with the Exelis acquisition and integration that began in 2015. Weekly data requests from corporate headquarters create distraction from ongoing program execution. Current hiring policy creates a challenge to ongoing programs. Hiring special skills to support ongoing programs is a challenge due to limited candidate population, yet Human Resource policy creates barriers. Company is not focused on retaining baby boomers for their experience.
flex time, corporate technology development investment is above industry average
long work days, limited number of leaders available at the site, no reimbursement program for fitness center memberships
Supported Engineering department with proposal typing and graphics. Generated data books using the UNIX System and Framemaker. Interacted with engineering on daily basis in support of creating marketing books and papers; typed, drew graphics, there was no hard part of job, it was all enjoyable. Dealing with customers was the fun part of job.
Telecommunications Engineer (Former Employee) – Anchorage, AK – October 15, 2018
Although I was very happy to join the Harris Team on modernization for the FAA ASTI program, I did not receive the security I had anticipated. I was a direct contributor to the success of their contract, and was very effective as a test and implementation telecommunications engineer
I enjoyed working with the Implementation Manager, logistics support, configuration management, testing and implementation teams.
Challenging technical project contributing to public aviation safety.
Poor management, poor product support by suppliers, unstable delivery schedule.