L3 Electron Devices Division is the industry’s foremost domestic manufacturer of high-power radio frequency amplifiers used in satellite communications and radar applications. In addition to offering a full range of microwave- and millimeter-wave amplifiers to space and defense customers, we also develop and manufacture state-of-the-art electric thrusters for satellite station keeping and interplanetary spacecraft propulsion. We’re a division of L3 Technologies, a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training. We currently have an opportunity for a PRODUCTION MANAGER to lead a highly skilled manufacturing group in our Torrance, California facility. In this position you will be responsible for the high-quality processing and assembly of precision Traveling Wave Tube (TWT) vacuum electronic components and assembly for commercial and government satellite applications; this requires meeting extremely high manufacturing standards with challenging lead times and cost considerations. You'll be responsible for the supervision and training of hourly employees in three cross-functional areas: Chemical Cleaning, High Temperature Furnace Brazing, and Vacuum Assembly. You will also support development and implementation of Lean process improvement plans, and provide accurate production status updates to Operations Management, Program Management, Engineering, and downstream production areas.
You will need at least five (5) years of experience with the processing and manufacturing of vacuum microwave RF devices, preferably TWT’s or other relevant experience. Other qualifications that will enable you to perform successfully in this position include: Previous supervisory experience is needed. Demonstrated leadership skills are necessary. Must be able to interpret detailed engineering drawings and associated assembly instructions. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. Ability to create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Previous experience working in a clean room environment is helpful. Working knowledge of or experience with Lean Manufacturing principles is a plus. Experience in a union environment is beneficial. A relevant bachelor’s degree is required. In use on satellites, land-based devices, and airborne platforms that meet the critical needs of our customers, our products have a proven history of high reliability. Be a part of that heritage by putting your unique skills to work with us as we develop and manufacture some of the most advanced products to be found on – or above – the planet. As you contribute to our success you’ll enjoy a competitive salary, a 9/80 work schedule, excellent benefits, and a small-company atmosphere with the backing of a Fortune 500 organization. If you’ve got what it takes to be L3, we look forward to hearing from you. To learn more about L3 Electron Devices, visit us at www.L3T.com/edd. L3 Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience
Internal Number: 096898
About L3 Technologies
L3 Technologies is a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.