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Manager, Production

Manager, Production

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Technical / Engineering
Permanent Full-Time

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Antcom, a wholly owned subsidiary of NovAtel and part of the Hexagon Group, excels at designing, developing and manufacturing a wide range of antennas and microwave products for a variety of industries including: aerospace, defense, marine and agricultural industries. We are currently searching for a highly motivated and collaborative Manager, Production to lead a team of technicians and assemblers to oversee low rate production and build engineering prototypes. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will work closely with Engineering and Sales in supporting product development and meeting our customers’ requirements.


  • Provide leadership and guidance to a manufacturing team which includes technical team leads
  • Develop a new product introduction plan in conjunction with Engineering
  • Create schedules to ensure optimum staffing levels and on-time delivery

  • Determine best practices for assembly, documentation and training
  • Monitor production processes and recommend improvements to eliminate waste, increase throughput and reduce cycle time





  • An Electronic Technician or Technologist diploma
  • At least 8 years of experience in a manufacturing environment; preferably electro mechanical assembly experience
  • At least 2 years in a management or supervisory role
  • An in-depth understanding of RF antenna manufacturing and test processes
  • Experience with various test equipment such as:       digital meter, oscilloscope, signal generator
  • Must be a US person (i.e. US citizen or permanent resident) as Antcom is an ITAR-registered facility 

Key Success Factors:

  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with people from multi-functional and diverse backgrounds
  • Strong planning, organization and time management skills
  • Known for your ability to collaborate effectively with other functions
  • Ability to make customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; developing and sustaining productive relationships with our customers
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, tight deadline environment and perform well under pressure
  • Ability to define and analyze complex problems, collect data, establish facts, develop solutions and gain support of all stakeholders 


  • Experience working in military and defense industries