Are you looking for a role where you can help support our electronics manufacturing floor for process development and improvements, while managing multiple priorities? Do you have a passion for avionics, manufacturing quality and technology, plus a drive for sustainability of both current and new products? This is what our Manufacturing Engineer for our electronics team will own!

You will be part of a fast-paced engineering and operations team comprised of all functional disciplines to ensure that our quality and processes are able to bring current and new products to market. We are the perfect sized organization where you can make a difference and see your work come to life! We need a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude to help position our company for new growth and improved social responsibility. You will be working as part of our operations/electronics team, supporting our audio and avionics departments with exposure to our structures departments.

AvtechTyee offers great benefits and a focus on career development.  We’re backed by a corporation but with a small company feel.  We have autonomy, close-knit teams, and a wide variety of products and processes that you can play with so you will never be bored. AvtechTyee believes that in-person interactions are necessary to support and drive innovation, productivity, cross-functional collaboration, effective communication, team cohesion, and employee engagement.  Working on site at the facility is required.

A Day-in-the-life for this role:
  • Provide operations support for new product introductions and process improvements to improve manufacturing efficiency, ensure product quality, and lower costs for new and existing products
  • Create and manage manufacturing BOMs, routers and work instructions for complex and high value processes
  • Support deployment of visual management tools by working with department supervisors
  • Observe, analyze, and optimize product flow through the manufacturing process
  • Evaluate and justify purchase of new capital equipment based on cost-benefit analysis
  • Qualify, document, and implement new process equipment
  • Identify key capacity constraints and address them with new machines, tooling, fixturing, or other solutions
  • Participate on the Material Review Board, assess and disposition non-conformances, conduct failure analysis, root cause analysis, and provide corrective action
Experience you will bring to the role:
  • B.S. Manufacturing Engineering or other relevant engineering degree
  • 5+ years of experience in the aerospace or other highly regulated manufacturing industry
  • 5+ years of experience within an electrical engineering organization
  • Experience with APQP and IPCA+
  • Demonstrated track record of effectively influencing without authority with all levels of an organization and leading effective/successful change initiatives
  • Working proficiency with DFMEA and PFMEA methodology and implementation
Extras, you would bring to the role:
  • Lean/Six Sigma implementation in manufacturing practices
  • Tooling design experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office tools, with an ability to quickly learn other supporting tools
  • Knowledge and experience in a professional business environment
  • Better than average written and spoken communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal relationship skills
  • Strong focus and attention to detail
  • Time management and organizational skills; ability to prioritize and multi-task in a complex business environment
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong focus on customer service
  • Ability to quickly master new business knowledge and technical skills
*Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
**This position requires either a US Person (as defined in applicable export regulations) or a non-US person who is eligible to obtain required export authorization**

The target wage/salary range for this role is $80k - $115k, depending on education and experience.

Benefits Include:
  • 9/80 Work Schedule – every other Friday off
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Company-Paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Company-Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • HSA with potential company contribution, and/or FSA/DCFSA
  • 401(k) with 3% match with no LOS requirement
  • Accident/Hospital Indemnity/Critical Illness Coverage
  • Auto/Home, Legal, Identify Theft, and Pet Insurance
  • Allowance for Safety Glasses
  • Allowance for Safety Shoes
  • 10 Company-Paid Holidays
  • 100% Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Volunteer Time Off
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Quarterly lunches and other events
Since 1958 AvtechTyee has been a leader in the design, development, and manufacture of electronic systems and structural parts for the aerospace industry, with a focus in Communications, Power Lighting and Control, Electro-Mechanical, Switches and Connectors, Indicators, and Rods and Struts.  AvtechTyee’ s products are flying onboard 42 aircraft types within the air transport, regional commuter, and business jet sectors, serving 450 customers in 49 countries of the world.  AvtechTyee manufactures a large range of Tie Rods, Push-Pull Rods, and Control Rods assemblies in Aluminum, Titanium, or Stainless Steel and our composite strut design combines lightweight composite materials with AvtechTyee’s proprietary insert.  AvtechTyee can design a customized rod to fit any aerospace application. Our versatility in supporting aerospace electronics requirements ranges from the custom design and manufacturing of complex power supplies to complete Digital Audio Systems. The innovative design teams at AvtechTyee help anchor our competitive edge in this industry as we offer a broad range of system solutions and a proven ability to design, certify and manufacture equipment requiring electrical, mechanical, optical and software capabilities.

AvtechTyee is a federal contractor subject to the requirements of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act.
AvtechTyee is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our application process as a result of your disability.  To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at 425-249-5290.


Department: Manufacturing Electronics
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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