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Customer Support Field Engineer III

REQ: REQ-143290 Engineering

Panasonic Avionics Corporation
  • Slough, United Kingdom
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Who We Are:    


Ever wonder who brings the entertainment to your flights? Panasonic Avionics Corporation is #1 in the industry for delivering inflight products such as movies, games, WiFi, and now Bluetooth headphone connectivity!      

As a Maintenance Services Representative for PAC, you will service our electronic aviation devices onboard planes! How exciting would it be to be a part of the technology that delights millions of people in an industry that’s here to stay! If you want to learn more about us visit us at For a full listing of open job opportunities go to      


Job Summary 


Performs as on-site support liaison between Panasonic and Airline Customers/OEMs to ensure customer satisfaction and optimum performance of all Panasonic equipment. Provides service, technical guidance, support and training to airline customers to ensure product performance and reliability objectives are met. Represent Panasonic Field Engineering interests in resolution of technical issues with other Panasonic and customer engineering departments. Acts as mentor and technical resource to lower-level Field Engineers.  


Key Responsibilities  


  • Service, Support, Training and Troubleshooting 
    • Provide technical guidance, formal training, and field assistance to other Panasonic personnel and airline customers in troubleshooting and resolving system hardware, network, and software issues. Provides accurate, detailed and timely responses to problems and queries.
    • Provide troubleshooting assistance and support for new equipment installations, enhancements or modifications for hardware, wiring, and software integration and issue resolution. Work closely with engineering departments to ensure timely and accurate corrective action is achieved.
    • Review technical documentation to verify that all specifications are met.
    • Checks the reliability of data. Monitors trends and analyzes data to identify systemic problems.
    • Maintain a detailed working knowledge of aircraft avionics systems which interface with Panasonic equipment.
    • Participate in resolving system operation, maintenance or reliability issues by conducting investigations, collecting data to identify the scope of problems, and participating in the recovery plan as required with other departments. Monitor failure trends and possible quality or reliability problems.
    • Provide field inputs to other Panasonic departments, (i.e. Product Support Engineering, Field Engineering Offices, Repair Center, Training, and Program Management) concerning technical product issues, installation or documentation related problems. Collect data required by Support Engineering to evaluate problem areas within the system software.
    • Provide a consistent communication path to engineering for problem resolution. Establish a strong inter-departmental Engineering interface and support.
    • Monitors and coordinates engineering solutions and implementation of fixes/solutions.
    • Assists in aircraft delivery and support during flight test and customer flight acceptance.
    • Other duties as required
  • Liaison to Airline/OEMs 
    • Work closely with the customer’s technical departments in providing timely and accurate data, reports and feedback.
    • Maintain in-depth knowledge of Panasonic products and installations, including system software and associated equipment. Remain current by continually obtaining new data, specifications, and interfacing often with the groups developing new products and software.
    • Respond to all airline queries related to the operation & maintenance of Panasonic Avionics systems.
    • Provide regular, accurate and detailed technical reports to management and/or appropriate departments on all activities, observed field problems, and customer issues. Provide clear and concise written and verbal communication and often requires participation or leadership in continuing problem investigations.
    • Manage the relationship between Panasonic and the assigned customers to ensure satisfaction and long-term business relationship.
    • Other duties as required.


Experience and Education requirements  

  • Bachelor’s Degree/equivalent educational qualification in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics, Engineering or related degree is preferred.  
  • Field Engineer or Product Engineer, specializing in electronics, software and/or satellite communications technology.



  • Effective interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of Linux, Unix, Windows, Android (or embedded operating systems).
  • Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP networks and troubleshooting methods.
  • Thorough understanding of wiring schematics, diagrams and other engineering technical documentation.
  • MySQL database experience a plus.
  • Proficient in the utilization of MS office suite and Oracle.
  • Ability to write and converse effectively with peers from Panasonic, Airline customers and other vendors on a technical level.
  • Must be able to represent Panasonic interests to non-technical people in meetings and various reports.
  • Capable of identifying complex engineering problems in software and hardware and then working with the appropriate Panasonic department to produce an effective resolution, (i.e. problems can be fundamental design issues with software, power, and electronic components). 


Other Requirements  


  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and be able to meet the requirements of the airport authority for access and vehicle operation on their premises.
  • Ability to pass extensive security and background checks.


Our Principles:  

Contribution to Society | Fairness & Honesty | Cooperation & Team Spirit | Untiring Effort for Improvement | Courtesy & Humility | Adaptability | Gratitude 

What we offer:  

  • Pension contribution, medical cover, Life Assurance, 25 days holiday, Sick pay, company discounts.


Panasonic is committed to adhering to EU employment laws and regulations. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by EU law or company policy. Individuals who meet the qualifications are expected to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. 

Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety-sensitive positions or as may be otherwise mandated by contract or EU law. Due to the substantial volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must possess valid authorization to work in the applicable EU countries. We appreciate your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America. 




REQ: REQ-143290 Engineering

  • Slough, United Kingdom
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