7 months ago
Test Engineer 3 (EMI)
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.
Test Engineer 3 (EMI)
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 11 years consecutively.
The main objectives for the Test Engineer are the development of acceptable qualification test plans, procedures, and reports while conducting successful hardware qualification test activities. Additionally, provide support to design engineering in conducting hardware development tests and evaluation of test data.
Perform primary role in assisting the management and operation of an A2LA accredited EMI lab. Ensure the lab maintains an accredited lab status. Manage lab resources and activities supporting A2LA accredited lab status. Cleary and frequently communicate the status of accreditation related activities and issues to lab management. These elements should be in place within 90 days of employment. Success will be measured from feedback received by Program Managers and Design Engineers where 80% of the sampling shows a demonstrated ability of meeting these expectations.
Develop and maintain acceptable guidelines, procedures, and reports in support of accredited lab activities as dictated by the Astronics Quality Manual. Work closely with Astronics QA and Calibration departments to ensure collaborative activities with the EMI lab. This element should be in place within 180 days of employment. Success will be measured by either feedback received from Program Managers and Design Engineers where 80% of the sampling shows a demonstrated ability of meeting these expectations or acceptance of Plan/Procedure by the customer.
Support secondary role as EMI chamber operator for both Redmond and Kirkland facilities. This includes running lab equipment, assisting in troubleshooting of outages, providing data sheets and test reports to lab customers, performing regularly scheduled maintenance and calibration activities. This element should be in place within 270 days of employment. Success will be measured from feedback received by Program Managers where 80% of the sampling shows a demonstrated ability of meeting these expectations.
Promote communication, customer relationships, continuous improvement, and a professional attitude that supports Astronics Values and Behaviors. This element should be in place within 90 days of employment. Success will be measured from feedback received by Program Managers and Design Engineers where 80% of the sampling shows a demonstrated ability of meeting these expectations.
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in engineering or other technical discipline preferred and five years related experience.
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, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or marital status.
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