Operations Management Manager

Harris   •  

Lynchburg, VA

Industry: Business Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 396 days ago

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at Harris.com.

Job Description: 

As the operations manager for the Tait business, you well have responsibility for successful and effective back end execution for the products and services that include products sourced by Tait. The person will have ownership of revenue forecasting for this business, working with the Customer Care team to drive orders through the business and assist the finance team in tracking and reporting. This is a growing business and requires a hardworking, dynamic candidate who’s ready to engage and own this growth.

Specific duties include: 

  • Manage the backlog with supply chain to ensure accurate forecasting of revenue conversion to the business
  • Track incoming orders against outgoing POs to ensure quick turnaround and remove roadblocks
  • Collaborate with senior leadership on revenue forecast and operational challenges
  • Learninternal processes well enough to dig into specifics on customer orders, support sales and programs team to understand delivery dates
  • Own the management of the order execution through delivery to ensure on time and accurate delivery to end customer
  • Provide sales support as it relates to contracts/purchasing vehicles for Tait product
  • Provide material forecasting with Tait for large opportunities


  • BS degree in Finance, Management, Operations or Engineering
  • At least 10 years of business management and process experience
  • Familiarity with ERP systems, revenue forecasting
  • Strong analytical skills, extremely attentive to detail

Preferred Additional Skills: 

  • Strong project management skills
  • Process bias for execution and continuous improvement
  • Experience with CRM
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent strategic mindset, strong organization, operational skills and communication poise
  • Experience working in finance, sales and/or operations organization a plus