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Production Lead

Posted on 6/28/2024



51-200 employees

Develops directed energy systems for defense


Compensation Overview

$127.3k - $157kAnnually


Carson, CA, USA

Product Engineering
Systems Engineering
Quality Assurance
Engineering Management
Required Skills
  • 2+ years experience in a supervisory role
  • High school diploma; degree in technical or engineering field
  • Knowledge of Environmental, Health, and Safety elements, especially related to RF testing
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Collaborative and people-oriented; capable of working across all levels of the organization
  • Advanced skills in MS Office at a minimum
  • US Citizen and/or Permanent Resident (future security clearance may be required)
  • Experience with RF Products, Electromechanical assembly, and test
  • Aerospace/Defense experience and/or military experience
  • Use of First Resonance and Epicor
  • Knowledge of Production Systems and Lean Manufacturing elements
  • Geometric dimensioning and tolerances
  • RF and Power Test
  • Understanding of how MRP works in product development and production environments
  • Experience with ISO9001/AS9100 quality management systems elements
  • Sets good examples with attendance, positive attitude, and task engagement
  • Manage a team of assembly and RF testing technicians through daily coaching, annual reviews, and career development
  • Set and achieve daily/weekly/monthly team objectives based on department priorities; communicate these effectively to the team
  • Organize daily work scopes by assigning clear priorities. Create operating procedures for standard work in the labs
  • Ensure safe use of manufacturing equipment and collaborate with Lab Manager for equipment or tooling (calibration)
  • Train employees on new skills and develop a training matrix to track technician progression and qualify work
  • Collaborate with the continuous improvement engineering team to implement new equipment and efficiency improvements
  • Work in a fast-paced agile environment and adapt to evolving design and production challenges
  • Interface with technicians, procurement, engineering, and leadership daily
  • Drive accountability, respect, commitment, and speed with discipline to achieve Epirus’s manufacturing goals

Epirus, Inc. develops software-defined directed energy systems for counter-electronics effects and power management solutions in defense and commercial applications. Their technology incorporates a unique power management architecture utilizing real-time machine intelligence to enhance efficiency and output.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



Torrance, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Medical, vision, & dental

HSA & FSA plans


Stock options

Electronics stipend

Unlimited PTO

Parental leave

On-site gym

Daily catered lunches & stocked kitchen