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Sr. Manager of Electrical Engineering (2021-160)

Company: Astronics
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Job Description:

Sr. Manager of Electrical Engineering (2021-160)Astronics. 3.2 - Kirkland, WA 98034. JOB SUMMARY. The overriding business objective for the Sr. Manager, Electrical Engineering will be to provide engineering resources which support development program milestones and new research activities. The successful candidate will lead and grow a team of technical professionals, establish, and enforce best practices and balance priorities when assigning resources. This person will be a good cultural fit with the company, and more importantly as a senior member of the Airborne Power and Control leadership team. They will help to grow the business with proposal support, strategic planning, and occasional customer interface.. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS. The key performance objectives for this position are described below:. Hiring Top Level Talent: The goal is to be recognized throughout the industry as the leader in aircraft electrical systems. A key tenant of this strategy is being a center of excellence for aircraft power systems engineering which is a key aspect of this position. Plan for and secure the right people with the right skills to execute on current and future business strategies. Understand and apply internal and external workforce trends and competency requirements to identify and address current and future talent gaps. In short, build a sustainable talent pipeline.. Performance Management and Coaching: Be a positive and inspirational leader to the electrical engineering team. Set expectations, provide resources, encourage, and acknowledge feedback and act upon that feedback; hold employees accountable to ensure efforts are aligned with and achieve business outcomes. Reinforce actions that accomplish expectations, eliminate wasted activity, and build cooperation with other parts of the organization.. Growth and Mentorship: Take ownership for identifying and building talent, stimulating, and encouraging ideas ? giving others a voice, supporting employee development, recognizing employee contributions, and communicating with staff about the positive impact on the business of talent development. Communicate the company vision often, build and share networks, and implement best practices to ensure high levels of employee engagement. Astronics is a place where people can grow their career. Foster employee growth via active mentorship, training, and strategic work assignments.. Improve Efficiency of Design: Focus on software tools, training, standard templates, and process improvements to minimize the amount of non-value-added work the design teams perform. Work to offload tasks such as test procedures and report writing to other resources who may be able gain efficiencies with standard work processes. Brainstorm with the EE group, areas of frustration or bottlenecks and work to systematically reduce them.. Senior Leadership: Play an important part in the strategic leadership of the Airborne Power business. This person will be a good cultural fit with the company, and more importantly as a senior member of the Airborne Power and Control leadership team to provide dynamic and a positive leadership perspective to help guide the strategic direction for the business.. Support Revenue Growth: Help grow the business with proposal support, strategic planning, and occasional customer interface that reflects our vision of being the recognized leader in aircraft power systems.. In summary, the successful candidate will have a significant impact to the growth of Astronics. This is an exciting leadership position within a dynamic company that is excited about the long-term growth of aircraft electrical power systems and the long-term career development that can coincide with that growth.. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. Education/Experience:. 12 years related experience, including leadership required.. Bachelor's degree in Engineering or another technical field required.. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS. Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible.. Proof of full vaccination will be required by December 8, 2021 as a condition of employment in this position, subject to consideration of accommodations for medical or religious reasons.. An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug test and background check, and applicants who do not successfully pass both the drug test and background check will not be considered for employment.. ACCOMMODATION REQUEST. Astronics AES is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail or call: 425-881-1700. We will decide on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.. Note: only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest.. Thousands of employers search for candidates on Indeed. Yes. -. I plan to apply. -. No, I don't intend to apply

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