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Data Administrator 

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 LSI  
Location East Aurora, NY  

Astronics Luminescent Systems Inc.

130 Commerce Way

East Aurora, NY 14052


Job Title: Data Administrator

Department: Design Services

Reports to: Design Engineering Manager

Salary Grade: Associate 1-5

AAP Classification: Administrative Support Worker

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Revision Date: 1/4/2022



Compiles and maintains control records and related engineering data by performing the following duties.


Essential duties and responsibilities

This job description does not imply that these are the only duties performed. Employees occupying this position will be required to follow any other related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.


  • PDM functions:
    • Expert level user of PDM system regarding document release and change management process as outlined in internally released PDM Document Guides.
    • Training of new users and assistance and troubleshooting for all users.
    • Data Admin function with in PDM system:
      • Perform document management and control functions
      • Perform data integrity checks on items in the data management system
      • Monitor the status of documents in the approval cycle to make sure items are moving through in line with metrics
      • Prepare PDF versions of documents
  • Document Control Functions:
    • Make released documents available on the intranet
    • Management of customer specifications and drawings (including upload/download using granted access to some customer secure websites)
    • Distribute document distribution lists summarizing changes to computerized or manual control records, releases documents, and notifies affected departments
  • Design Engineering support Functions:
    • Perform various tasks related to the Intuitive MRP system (creation of sundry items (S#’s) and -RMA PNs).
    • Work closely with all members of the design engineering team to support the efficient processing of documents.
  • Annual Asset Tracking
    • Maintain Asset tracking spreadsheet and repository (folder) of pictures and Asset Number Request and Accountability & Inspection forms associated with assets.
      • Requires communication with parties inside and outside of Astronics.
Position Requirements


To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and Experience

  • Able to use Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel to create and modify documents
  • General computer skills
  • Ability to pay close attention to details
  • Ability to assist others with data management software tasks



Does not have any supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach, trainer, and mentor for other positions within the organization with regards to Design Data Manager activities.


Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Due to federal contract obligations, must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident



Language Skills

Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence and memos.


Mathematical Skills

Possess the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measurement including whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Higher level of math skills helpful.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to understand technical products and concepts as they relate to the products and services that the organization produces.


Other Skills

Computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Skype/Teams, Adobe Acrobat helpful)


File Maker Pro

Design Data Manger (PDM system)

CAD Knowledge helpful but not required

Physical Demands *

While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and or arms to pull handles and push buttons and reach objects. Requirements may also include climbing, balancing, stooping, bending, reaching, kneeling, crouching or crawling. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment*

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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.

As a federal government contractor, vaccination against Covid-19 is mandated by Executive Order and is a condition of employment for all U.S. employees. Should you be offered and accept a position with Astronics (SBU), you will be required to provide proof of vaccination in the form of your CDC vaccination card as part of the pre-employment onboarding process.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Travel Requirements None  
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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