8 months ago
Manager, Electrical Engineering (2017-023)
About the Organization
Astronics Corporation is a leading supplier of advanced technologies and products to the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries. Astronics' products include advanced, high-performance electrical power generation and distribution systems, lighting and safety systems, avionics products, aircraft structures, engineering design and systems certification, and automatic test systems.
Astronics' strategy is to increase its value by developing technologies and capabilities, either internally or through acquisition, and using those capabilities to provide innovative solutions to its targeted markets and other markets where its technology can be beneficial.
Astronics Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, has a reputation for high-quality designs, exceptional responsiveness, strong brand recognition and best-in-class manufacturing practices.
Manager, Electrical Engineering (2017-023)
Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems (AES) is a division of Astronics Corporation (ATRO). AES is an industry leader in aircraft electrical power systems, including generation and distribution. Our markets include commercial transport (Boeing and Airbus), business jet (several), and military platforms. We are the world leader in in-seat power for laptops and other devices with our EMPOWER® product line. We are also a leading innovator of electronic circuit breakers and power distribution systems for business jets with our COREPOWER® product line. Astronics' revenues have grown at 28% average growth rate over the last 5 years. AES, based in Kirkland Washington, has over 500 employees, and has won awards as the best place to work on the Seattle Eastside for 10 years consecutively.
The Manager of Electrical Engineering will provide overall management and direction of Electrical Engineering and Technical personnel within the Product Support Department.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Propose, prioritize, and implement approved product improvement programs and validation testing in partnership with the Product Program Mangers.
Participate in problem identification, prevention and resolution efforts both within the department and across company departments. Ensure that timely and complete corrective action is taken to resolve these problems.
Balance Production Support and Field Investigation needs to level load engineering staff.
Provide overall management of the Product Support Engineering Department indirect budget and assure that budget constraints are met.
Coordinate with Development, Manufacturing, and Test Engineering for cross department synergy opportunities.
Develop Career pathing and training packages/expectations for Electrical Engineers and Technical personnel.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building.
Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands.
Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence.
In depth experience with staffing, resource management, budgeting and performance management.
Minimum education: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
Minimum experience: Minimum 5 years experience in Electrical Engineering. Prior experience in managing and developing technical staff.
Eligibility Requirement: Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible.
Astronics AES is 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.
Astronics AES is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
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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.