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Design Quality Engineer (On-Site)

REQ: REQ-130642 Engineering

Panasonic Avionics Corporation
  • Irvine, CA, United States
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Our new global headquarters is conveniently located in Irvine, CA near John Wayne Airport in the Park Place development. For our onsite and hybrid employees you will be able to enjoy amenities such as access to many restaurants and shops, running trails, a fitness deck, outdoor seating, dry cleaning, car wash, free garage parking, car charging stations, shuttle service for train commuters, outdoor games like bocce, horseshoes, gaming tables, pickle ball, and basketball. For more information on Park Place visit parkplaceirvine.com. 


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!  

How exciting would it be to be a part of the innovation that goes into creating technology that delights millions of people in an industry that’s here to stay! With our company’s history spanning over 40 years, you will have stability, career growth opportunities, and will work with the brightest minds in the industry. And we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that will help our organization thrive! We seek diversity in many areas such as background, culture, gender, ways of thinking, skills and more. 

If you want to learn more about us visit us at www.panasonic.aero. And for a full listing of open job opportunities go to www.panasonic.aero/join-us/.  

The position: 

  • Responsible for accurate and detailed checking of design and drafting standards for engineering design packages.
  • Provide technical verification of component usage and aircraft integration of selected components.
  • Support the design and development of aircraft installation packages by providing knowledge of FAA and OEM requirements for production and retrofit applications. Shall perform assignments under the direction of senior engineers and engineering management.
  • Provide detailed and accurate checking of Panasonic design and drafting standards for engineering design packages.
  • Provide technical verification of component usage and integration of the selected components on the aircraft. May at times provide troubleshooting and debugging of designs.
  • Support engineering staff with knowledge of FAA and OEM requirements for production and retrofit applications.
  • Support engineering staff with knowledge of AS9100, ANSI, DOD100 and global design/drafting standards.
  • Responsible for verification and validation processes and serve as a group focal for quality initiatives and special projects.
  • Documentation to be checked include but are not limited to; aircraft mechanical designs, structural installations, wiring installations, wiring diagrams, cable assemblies/harness drawings, detailed assemblies and structures, internal specifications and standards documents.
  • Support internal Panasonic departments and coordinate with Panasonic external design engineering groups when requested.
  • Support development of internal drawing/document standards per OEM, customer and regulatory standards.
  • Participate in and support other company initiatives outside of engineering when requested.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and provide support to other design quality verification engineers and accept roles and responsibilities.


What we’re looking for: 

Education/Experience:

  • BSEE, BSME or other relevant Engineering discipline and a minimum of 3 years of electrical/mechanical/seat design or technical checking experience in the aircraft industry or a minimum of 7 years electrical/mechanical/seats design experience, technical checking experience or equivalent experience in the aircraft industry.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements:

  • Must have a high degree of understanding of aircraft terms and design requirements.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a working knowledge of windows based computers.
  • Knowledge of common Microsoft applications; Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of AS9100, ANSI, DOD100 and global design/drafting standards.
  • Knowledge of FAA and OEM requirements for production and retrofit aircraft.
  • Knowledge of OEM aircraft manuals preferred.
  • Must be able to focus for long periods of time on highly detailed designs.
  • Must be willing to adjust schedule when deadlines need to be met.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and be assertive.


Our Principles: 

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


What we offer: 

At Panasonic Avionics Corporation we realize the most important aspects in leading our industry are the bright minds behind everything we do. We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive, comprehensive and flexible benefits program. 

  • We offer flexible remote work options depending on your role. Where possible, we offer fully remote or hybrid work opportunities. 
  • Paid time off: Exempt Salaried employees receive unlimited PTO. This means that there is no fixed number, range, or limit to the amount of Personal and Vacation Days that may be taken for exempt employees. Non-exempt hourly employees accrue 14 vacation days per year + 7 sick days + 3 personal days. Accrual rate increases with tenure. All employees receive 11 company paid holidays per year. We also close our offices at the corporate level in the U.S. between Christmas and New Year. For operational positions that are expected to work on holidays, we provide additional compensation for hours worked.
  • Health Insurance: Medical insurance offerings from Aetna and Kaiser (CA &HI). Options for Employee Only, Employee + Spouse/Domestic Partner, Employee + Children, or Family. Dental PPO and DMO options & Vision insurance through EyeMed or VSP. 
  • 401K with 50% match on up to 8% contribution, full vested from day 1
  • Other offerings include: Wellness Program, Counseling services, FSA & HSA, Life Insurance for employee, spouse and child, AD&D Insurance, Long-term and Short-term disability, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Dependent Care FLSA, Education Assistance, Commuter Program, Employee Purchase Program, Service Award Program. 

All applicants are subject to Company policies, third party customer and worksite requirements, and government requirements, regarding vaccination and/or testing for COVID-19.  Where permitted by applicable law, applicants may be required to be fully vaccinated with an authorized COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment, unless they are eligible for and obtain an exemption based on a reasonable accommodation because of a disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. While the Company strongly encourages COVID-19 vaccinations, it may require vaccination and/or testing for positions in which third party customer, worksite, or government requirements apply, in accordance with applicable law. At those locations where requirements apply, exemptions will be considered based on applicable law.  

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Avionics Corporation. 

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REQ: REQ-130642 Engineering

  • Irvine, CA, United States
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