Manufacturing Engineer 2/3
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 300 employees, and has won awards as the best place to work on the Seattle Eastside for 6 years consecutively.

Job Function/Purpose:

Provide Manufacturing Engineering support for Manufacturing area. In addition to daily support of ongoing productions issues, this will include providing Design for Manufacturing input on new products as well as supporting the implementation of the product into the manufacturing area and our contract manufacturing partners.

Key Responsibilities: The description below is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, and they will change from time to time. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

1 Act as technical focal point for the manufacturing support activities with a primary focus on supporting our production builds.

2 Actively participate in problem prevention and resolution. Identify the root cause of problems and determine our production builds.

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

4 Apply analytical expertise and creative problem solving to resolve technical issues.

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

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

7 Plan and implement Manufacturing plans and work stations to support production activities.

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

Job Requirements:

Education : Bachelor's degree in engineering or other technical discipline required from four-year college or university

Experienc e: Three to Five years manufacturing experience including;

- Prefer Manufacturing Sustaining and Contract Manufacturing support experience.

- Electro/Mechanical Manufacturing Build Box experience.

- Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

- Demonstrated ability to work with computers in a manufacturing environment.

- Able to function effectively in a team environment.

- Able to perform data analysis and drive improvement.

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.

Please apply via our company website careers tab at www.astronics.com . If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact us at recruiting@astronics.com and we'll be happy to assist you.