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Mechanical Design Engineer III (ACCC) 

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 Custom Control Concepts Inc  
Location Kent, Washington  

Astronics Custom Control Concepts (Astronics CCC) designs, engineers, manufactures and certifies reliable digital in-flight entertainment and cabin management systems (IFE/CMS) for the corporate, private and VIP aircraft industry. Our custom digital applications have been installed and commissioned on a wide range of VIP/VVIP narrowbody and widebody platforms in addition to numerous private and utility jet, turboprop, and helicopter models.

Astronics CCC is a world leader in designing and integrating custom digital IFE/CMS systems. Our product line covers every facet of in-flight entertainment and cabin management control including: entertainment, lighting, call, temperature, audio/video on demand, tablet integration, real-time 3-D moving map, and much more. We also offer customized graphical user interfaces accessible on our touchscreens, allowing seamless and intuitive control of the IFE/CMS system.


The Mechanical Design Engineer III will design, analyze and document the mechancial aspects of In-Flight-Entertainment/Information systems and equipment.




  • Perform engineering development by applying a moderate to high degree of creativity, engineering skill and judgment in applying engineering principals.
  • Develop detailed packaging designs for electronic equipment, including mechanical housings which meet environmental requirements of temperature, shock, and vibration and are consistent with applicable specifications and sound engineering practices.
  • Develop detailed designs which accurately translate requirements into product features.
  • Conducts feasibility studies and engineering testing on new and modified designs.
  • Generate detailed design drawings using SOLIDWORKS CAD, DraftSight, and Product Data Management (PDM). Expected to be fully competent with this software.
  • Generate changes to design documentation packages for existing products (ECOs). Maintain 3D models and design documentation to that configuration.
  • Provide solutions to problems of moderate to complex scope.
  • Participates in design reviews of own and other’s designs.
  • Support environmental tests to acquire engineering data and for certification efforts.
  • Evaluate design options for thermal and structural integrity using FEA tools.


Position Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering
  • 8 to 12+ years experience



  • Demonstrate personal leadership in day-to-day and project level decisions and attitudes
  • Communication Proficient
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Organizational Skills
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Time Management



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:

The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts or is exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

*The physical demands and work environment 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.


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 CCC 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 We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.



The safety, health and well-being of our employees remains our top priority. Astronics is practicing employee safety precautions while onsite.

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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