Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems Manufacturing Engineer 3/4 (2018-104) in Kirkland, Washington

The Manufacturing Engineer 3/4 will independently develop preliminary and detailed manufacturing plans of company product lines for application to contracted programs, bid and proposal and internal research and development activities. Partners with the new product development teams, and 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 lower product costs. Works in liaison with development engineering, quality assurance, and test engineering on preliminary and regular program and production challenges. The key performance objectives for this position are described below: Work closely with the design team in the development period ensuring the design satisfies requirements and is cost effective and practical to produce. Establish manufacturing strategies and practices implementing innovative methods and equipment in support of manufacturing operations. Develop detailed plans, procedures, routings and rework addendums and performs other manufacturing tasks as required by the assigned project. Technical advisor for supply chain that includes one or more of the following; circuit card assemblies, printed wiring boards, sheet metal, plastics, and magnetics assemblies. Familiarity with FAA Certification, documentation and testing requirements for class 2 and 3 equipment as required by 14 CFR Part 21 and 25 would be a plus. Minimum Qualifications: Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in engineering or other related technical discipline preferred from four-year college or university. 5+ years related experience. Eligibility Requirement : Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible