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Subcontract Manager

Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems

This is a Full-time position in Irvine, CA posted July 8, 2022.

Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world’s aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions.

Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges.

For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness.

Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers, and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

We offer our breadth of technology solutions and services through 11 subsidiary business units and numerous award-winning product brands.

Serving our customers is our first priority, and every day we honor this mission with quality, partnership, and energetic global vision.

JOB SUMMARY The Subcontract Manager utilizes advanced negotiation skills and industry experience to translate knowledge of key commodity markets, distribution networks, transportation methods, and contract manufacturer operations into in-depth analysis in proposing supply chain solutions.

SUCCESS FACTORS The overriding business objective for the Subcontract Manager will be the following.

The key performance objectives for this position are described below: Coordinate with Contract Manufacturers to resolve issues that occur during Production and the Development process.

Expediently resolve any identified program material quality problems that occur.

Coordinate new program activity
– work closely with Program Management, Design Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality and other Astronics stakeholders to meet program objectives.

Support component selection and AVL by identifying risky component, process and supplier selections and suggesting alternate selections.

Assure DFM and CMP feedback from Suppliers before final designs and drawings are released.

Issue RFQs to suppliers during the bid