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Manufacturing Engineer 2 (2020-031) 

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  


Independently develop preliminary and detailed manufacturing plans, internal research and development, or sustaining activities. Apply knowledge of manufacturing and other engineering disciplines to ensure the technical link between design engineering and production is forged at the conceptual stages of the design. Apply creative ability to develop method of manufacture and repair to help lower product costs. Work in liaison with Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Test on preliminary and regular program problems as they arise.


  • Work closely with the cross-functional design team in the development period ensuring the design satisfies requirements and is cost effective and practical to produce, test and repair.
  • Establish manufacturing strategies and practices implementing innovative methods and equipment in support of Operations and Customer Return & Repair.
  • Develop detailed manufacturing methods, rework addendums, standard work and other manufacturing tasks as required by the assigned project.
  • Review, create, and coordinate the creation of detail drawings, bills of materials, and engineering procedures and guidelines as required by assigned projects.
  • Designs and develops tooling and assembly aids for use in manufacturing.
  • Supports the Rapid Response Team for mixed model, and other, assembly cells for immediate response to line stoppages.
  • Develops performance metrics in support of overall performance, process improvement or elimination of waste.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements



Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other technical discipline required from four-year college or university and two years related experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree when candidate or employee has demonstrated proficiency in the discipline at a similar level.

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.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Travel Requirements N/A  
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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