Manufacturing Engineer 4
Astronics Corporation - Kirkland, WA

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Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems (AES) in Redmond, Washington is a $100M division of Astronics Corporation (ATRO). AES is an industry leader in aircraft electrical power systems, including generation and distribution. Our markets include commercial transport (Boeing and Airbus), business jet (several), and military platforms. We are the world leader in in-seat power for laptops and other devices with our EmPower® product line. We are also the world’s leading innovator of electronic circuit breakers and power distribution systems for business jets with our CorePower® product line. Astronics’ revenues have grown at a 41% average growth rate over the last 5 years. Astronics AES has over 300 employees, and has won awards as the best place to work on the Seattle Eastside for 6 years consecutively.

Job Summary :

Provide Manufacturing Engineering support for New Product Introduction (NPI). This will include providing Design for Manufacturing (DFM) input on new products as well as supporting the implementation of the product into the manufacturing area and our contract manufacturing partners.

Key Job Activities:

-Act as technical focal point for the manufacturing support activities with a primary focus on supporting our Design team in NPI activities.

-Actively participate in problem prevention and resolution. Identify the root cause of problems and determine appropriate corrective action.

-Support the transition to manufacturing including the resolution of production and field related problems (if required) for new products.

-Apply analytical expertise and creative problems solving to resolve technical issues.

-Incorporate lessons learned into the engineering design guidelines as well as develop new design guidelines as needed.

-Participate in the continuous review of failure trend data, DFM, DTC, etc. data with the purpose of continuous improvement.

-Plan and implement Manufacturing plans and work stations to support NPI activities.

-Develop and maintain manufacturing routings and work instructions within the Electronic Routing System process.


-Bachelor’s degree. Preferably in Engineering or related discipline.

Experience and skills:

-Minimum of eight (8) years manufacturing engineering experience.

-Prefer NPI, Manufacturing, Sustaining and Contract Manufacturing support experience.

-Electro/Mechanical manufacturing engineering box build experience

-Demonstrated ability to work with computers in a manufacturing control system.

-Able to function effectively in a team environment

-Able to perform data analysis and drive improvement efforts.

Astronics AES is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or marital status.

Notice of Affirmative Action Plan for Individuals with Disabilities and for Veterans of the Vietnam Era. It is policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified personnel at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities and veterans of the Vietnam Era.

The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Program is to place qualified individuals with disabilities and Vietnam Era veterans in all job classifications. This Affirmative Action Program is available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company’s EEO Coordinator, Gayle Keenan, in Human Resources, during regular business hours.

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