Share Email Opening

Supplier Quality Engineer 

About the Organization Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world's aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers, and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

We offer our breadth of technology solutions and services through 11 subsidiary business units and numerous award-winning product brands. Serving our customers is our first priority, and every day we honor this mission with quality, partnership, and energetic global vision.

Astronics Subsidiary  


The Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) shall be responsible for coordinating supplier qualification and verifying quality standards for multiple Astronics locations, in accordance with corporate and divisional requirements. The SQE shall be responsible for performing regular supplier audits to ensure compliance with regulatory standards, as well as actively participating in strategic supplier development based on business and quality control plans. The SQE shall serve as a liaison for suppliers, suggest structural quality system and process improvements, and collaborate with other engineers in a team environment.


  • Leads audits to qualify or disqualify suppliers according to organization standards
  • Interact regularly with Quality, Procurement, Engineering, and Manufacturing personnel to ensure understanding of product requirements and standards
  • Assist in the development and implementation of supplier management programs
  • Monitor Supplier Performance Score Cards at multiple Astronics LSI locations
  • Assist in the development and implementation of systems, policies, and procedures for selecting and qualifying new suppliers, as well as monitoring capabilities and performance of existing Suppliers
  • Share recommendations and observations for improvement for all internal manufacturing processes that could potentially be a candidate to be outsourced
  • Analyze results from incident investigations and collaborate to determine failure modes, root causes, corrective actions
  • May assist in verifying product conformity with the use of mechanical and other optical or electronic measurement devices such as CMM calipers etc.
  • Support and participate in regular Supplier Performance Review meetings at multiple Astronics LSI locations
  • Consolidated analysis and reporting
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain and Quality personnel at multiple Astronics LSI locations to quarantine or disposition nonconforming products


  • Advanced knowledge or experience conducting Product/Process failure investigations using well defined Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) tools
  • Plan and manage Quality Management Systems (QMS) audits using the requirements of AS 9100, as well as audits of Supplier Processes including PCB manufacturing, PCB assembly and test, wire harness assembly and test, machining of metal and plastic, surface treatments, and plastic injection molding
  • Excellent communication skills both written and orally, English being a requirement
  • Advance knowledge and experience using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (Aptean Intuitive preferred) to analyze data
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Well organized, proactive and ability to work on several projects at the same time under limited supervision
  • Ability to train and mentor others
  • Integrity: keep promises, is dependable and accurate and is committed to doing only that which is honest, fair, legal and morally right.
  • ASQ CSQP or APICS CSCP certification is a plus
  • Familiarity with aerospace industry requirements such as Counterfeit Parts Prevention, Export Control Procedures, Conflict Minerals Reporting, FOD and ESD controls, etc.
  • Due to federal contract obligations, must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, or Science. Equivalent experience when coupled with desired Quality Science skill will be considered
  • 5+ years in a quality control/ assurance role in an aerospace manufacturing setting preferred


No direct reports


While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to travel to Supplier sites or other Astronics LSI locations up to 50% of the time


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach; with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Requires the ability to lift 50 pounds.

Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Travel Requirements  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to


Other Jobs Within Same Category
Integration Engineer III in Orlando, FL
Posted on: 6/21/2020
[Apply Now]

Mechanical Engineer III (ATSO) in Orlando, FL
Posted on: 6/19/2020
[Apply Now]

Test Engineer 2 in Irvine, CA
Posted on: 6/18/2020
[Apply Now]

Safety and Reliablity Engineer 3 (2020-026) in Kirkland, WA
Posted on: 6/10/2020
[Apply Now]

Sr. Software Integration Engineer (ATSO) in Orlando, FL
Posted on: 6/10/2020
[Apply Now]

Other Jobs Within 60 Miles
-- None found --


Click here for technical assistance.