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Electronics Manufacturing Team Lead

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • Engineering
  • $150K - $200K
  • San Francisco
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You need a B.S. in engineering with 5+ years of product design experience, ability to build and manage teams, experience in PCB/cable/component manufacturing, knowledge of inventory control and design-for-manufacturing, and strong communication skills in a fast-paced environment. US Citizenship/Green Card required. Bonus for low-volume manufacturing, managing engineers/technicians, and familiarity with aerospace quality standards and IPC standards.
  • You will lead a team in manufacturing electronics hardware for spacecraft, manage builds, work with vendors, drive process improvements, ensure safety and quality, adhere to budgets and schedules, recruit new team members, and oversee day-to-day operations.


  • B.S. in engineering or similar technical field
  • 5+ years of professional experience with fast-paced product design cycles
  • Demonstrated ability to design and build processes from scratch
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong teams; experience with effectively managing teams and communicating clearly with other disciplines
  • Experience working in at least one of: printed circuit board manufacturing, cable assembly manufacturing, unit/component manufacturing, or similar manufacturing environment
  • Strong knowledge of inventory control practices, manufacturing planning, and capacity modeling
  • Strong design-for-manufacturing and design-for-test intuition and skillset
  • Able to communicate and summarize dense technical topics to large audiences
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic, and high visibility operation and work well in a team environment
  • US Citizenship or Green Card
  • Bonus:
  • Experience working in low-volume manufacturing
  • Experience managing both engineers and technicians
  • Familiarity with aerospace quality and manufacturing standards (AS9100 or ISO9001)
  • Familiarity with IPC standards (IPC-A-610, IPC-A-620)


  • Hire, develop, and lead a team of engineers and technicians to manufacture electronics hardware for Astranis spacecraft and their sub-assemblies
  • Manage the internal builds of all electronics assemblies (circuit boards, cable assemblies, electromechanical, and more)
  • Work closely with external vendors and contract manufacturers to ensure high quality builds
  • Stand up and implement cross-functional business processes for both internal flight hardware builds as well as R+D support
  • Work closely with and consistently provide feedback to responsible design engineers, production engineers, supply chain, and other teams to drive design and process improvements in order to improve product reliability and yield
  • Create and enforce a culture of safety and quality throughout the workplace
  • Assure adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements
  • Support in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring additional teammates to our rapidly-growing team
  • Duties include people management, program management, delegation, team building


What will be my main responsibilities as an Electronics Manufacturing Team Lead?

Your main responsibilities as an Electronics Manufacturing Team Lead will include overseeing the manufacturing and assembly of electronics components, ensuring safety, quality, materials, processes, and schedule are all in line with company standards.

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Astranis is building small, low-cost telecommunications satellites. Our mission is to help get online the 4 billion people who are without internet access.