Metrology Lab Manager [17-158]

Location
Torrance, CA, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 05, 2017
Closes
Jan 05, 2018
Ref
1079433529
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Lab Manager
**Metrology Lab Manager \[17\-158\]**

**Description**

L3 Electron Devices 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 Fortune 500, top\-ten U\.S\. defense prime contractor and supplier of mission\-critical technologies to commercial, government, and military customers\.

We currently have an opening for a METROLOGY MANAGER who will supervise the work of the calibration team at our Torrance, California location\. In this position you will lead a team of hourly calibration technicians, develop calibration procedures in compliance with ANSI Z540, establish work priorities for the calibration of items submitted by departments within the division, ensure that assignments are completed effectively, and maintain employee work schedules and overtime records\. You'll also be responsible for providing status updates to internal departments, outside calibration service providers and management\. Other responsibilities will include providing support to manufacturing and test areas in the development of appropriate measurement methods, analyzing existing measurement methods and recommending improvements\. You will work closely with our calibration technicians to improve processes, procedures, and group performance\.

**Qualifications**

You should have at least five years of relevant work experience in metrology engineering, with experience in RF and microwave power measurement of RF systems and components\.Other qualifications that will enable you to perform successfully in this position include:

+ Working knowledge of ANSI Z540 and AS9100 is necessary\.

+ Proficiency in the use of Word and Excel is needed\.

+ familiarity with Fluke Met Cal/MetTeam applications is preferred\.

+ Strong interpersonal skills and effective verbal and written communication abilities are needed\.

+ Previous supervisory experience is preferred; experience in a union environment is a plus\.

+ A bachelor's degree in a relevant field, preferably engineering or science, is desired\.

+ Formal advanced training in metrology engineering is preferred\.

+ Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information requiring a security clearance\.

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, excellent benefits, a 9/80 work schedule, 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 atwww\.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_

**Job** Quality Control And Test Services

**Primary Location** USA\-California\-Torrance

**Other Locations** USA\-California\-Long Beach, USA\-California\-Los Angeles

**US Security Clearance Required:** Secret

**Schedule:** Full\-time

**Shift:** Day \- 1st

**Travel:** No

**Organization:** Division \- Electron Technologies\-21000006

**Job Level:** Manager

**Job Posting:** Nov 21, 2017, 4:42:54 PM

**Req ID:** 093328