Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-Torrance
Job ID
Technical / Engineering
Permanent Full-Time
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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Our team is searching for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to drive product development activities and mechanical design best practices. In this role you will have the opportunity work on a wide variety of product designs from concept development through production support. Come join our engineering team to rapidly develop rugged, highly manufacturable antenna products for customers across many industries and around the world.


The Company: Antcom is a leader in the field of antennas, working with some of the largest, most advanced technology companies in the world.  From fighter jets to satellites to autonomous tractors, our products find applications in tough operating conditions.  Working at Antcom combines all the benefits of being at a small company with the professional satisfaction of developing some of the most widely used antennas in the world.


As a wholly owned subsidiary of NovAtel and part of the Hexagon Group, Antcom is positioned to rapidly respond to customer requirements while enjoying the benefits of being part of a large global organization.  We specialize in rapid customization of products with short timescales from concept to delivery onto customer platforms.  Join our fast-paced team to challenge yourself to design antennas for a variety of industries including aerospace, defense, survey, and agriculture.

The Location: Hexagon is a global company with locations around the world. This position is based in the oceanside community of Torrance, CA. One of the best places to live in California with ocean beaches, plenty of parks and endless sunny days.


As Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will:

  • Design new antenna products and components, and then develop your concepts into CREO models and mechanical drawings to capture design details
  • Champion continuous improvement in our product designs and in our mechanical engineering practices, identifying and implementing improvements
  • Serve as project manager for cross-functional product development teams and meet customer deliverable requirements
  • Support new business development through evaluating proposed mechanical requirements, generating compliance matrices, and generating technical responses to requests for proposal (RFPs)
  • Support sales, product management, and operations by addressing customer questions, completing feasibility studies, supporting customer calls, and troubleshooting issues 
  • Conduct root cause analysis investigations for product mechanical issues, and then recommend, implement, and document corrective actions
  • Document product design and manufacturing process changes through Engineering Change Orders
  • Incorporate design for manufacturing principles into product designs
  • Lead environmental test planning, execution, and documentation efforts against environmental requirements such as RTCA/DO-160G and MIL-STD-810G
  • Collaborate with our parent company’s mechanical engineering team to implement common engineering processes and best practices



  • Minimum 8 years relevant work experience. Level of position commensurate with experience and expertise
  • Experience with CREO (Pro/Engineer) mechanical design
  • Experience designing products for the aerospace and/or defense industries
  • Knowledge of GD&T, tolerance analysis, and stackup analysis
  • Knowledge of robustness standards (MIL-STD-810, DO-160)
  • Applicants for select positions that require access to information controlled by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) must be US Persons per ITAR §120.15 and EAR §772.1 (i.e., a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or admitted to the U.S. as an asylee or refugee), or be otherwise eligible to obtain required authorization from the U.S. Government to access controlled information. Employment is contingent upon Antcom’s ability to obtain such required authorization for the applicant


  • Experience designing products for the aerospace, defense, and/or marine industries
  • Experience with FAA certification process
  • Experience with thermal and/or structural analysis tools
  • Experience designing molded parts 
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD to modify legacy drawings
  • Experience leading product development project teams

Key Success Factors: 

  • Thrive in a fast paced, tight deadline environment and perform well under pressure
  • Ability to make customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions
  • Aptitude to define and analyze complex problems, collect data, establish facts, develop solutions and gain support from stakeholders
  • Highly adaptable to organizational needs, and willingness to take on new roles as required
  • Effectively communicate and interact with people from multi-functional and diverse backgrounds
  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans.


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Compensation & Benefits 


Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division provides the following compensation range and a general description of other compensation and benefits.  This compensation range is based on a full-time schedule.  The Company reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range or offer other compensation depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state or federal law.  Our benefits and bonus plans are reviewed annually and are subject to change at the company’s discretion.  


Hiring Salary Range: : $122,600 - $196,100 per annum


Bonus Eligibility:  We offer a company profit share and individual incentive-based bonus programs. 

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefit plan that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Paid Time Off, Paid Parental Leave and a generous 401(k) company match.  We also provide tax savings plans for health, dependent care and commuter expenses.  


Professional Development: We provide education assistance, funding for professional association memberships, mentoring programs and access to tools, resources and training to navigate your career. 


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