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Manufacturing Engineer 3 (2020-007) 

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 Astronics AES  
Location Kirkland, WA  


The Manufacturing Engineer will support our assembly teams efforts to build leading edge, technologically advanced aircraft power supplies, by developing preliminary and detailed manufacturing plans for the assembly and test of company products, and partner with various Operations departments and Engineering’s New Product Introduction and Product Support teams to release new products and sustain existing ones. In a Lean focused environment, develops processes and tooling to manufacture products in the safest and most efficient way possible, with a focus on design for manufacturability, assembly, testability and serviceability. Independently applies a high degree of creative ability to eliminate waste in any and all processes that helps improve product quality and lower product costs. Works in liaison with Design Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Test Engineering on program and production challenges as needed..


  • Provide sustaining engineering support for Astronics AES production lines.
  • Create build and/or rework instructions for new or existing products.
  • Lead or participate in design and process failure modes and effective analysis activities.
  • May, as a member of Rapid Response Team, provide immediate line down support in order to keep the assembly cells running smoothly.
  • Support Astronics AES lean initiatives, including Kaizen events, 5S.
  • Creates and maintains driver measures and result metrics as needed in support of manufacturing operations.
  • Design and coordinate the build of tooling used in the manufacturing and assembly processes for new products.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

This position may require knowledge of SOX / 404 internal audit controls and related documentation.



Bachelor's degree in engineering or other technical discipline required from four-year college or university and five years related experience.

Electro-mechanical manufacturing engineering experience preferred.

Familiarity with FAA Certification, documentation and testing requirements for class 2 and 3 equipment as required by 14 CFR Part 21 and 25 a plus.


  • Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible.
  • An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug test and background check, and applicants who do not successfully pass both the drug test and background check will not be considered for employment.


Astronics AES is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail or call: 425-881-1700. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

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.  

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