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Hardware Engineer ( Avionics )

REQ: REQ-133203 Engineering

Panasonic Avionics Corporation
  • Irvine, CA, United States
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JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for providing support and guidance to lower level engineers in the overall design of LRUs which may include: sustaining, design & development, layout, analysis, evaluation, prototype build, and testing of mechanical, electronic, and electromechanical components and systems. Has specific technical project or product responsibility.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Sustaining Design, Analysis, Build and Test Activities.
  • Perform sustaining, design, development and planning including layout, analysis, evaluation, prototype build and testing of mechanical, electronic, and electromechanical components and systems.
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative tests to determine properties, characteristics, and performance of materials, circuits, mechanisms, assemblies and systems.
  • Design and develop electronic circuits and assemblies.
  • Record and analyze test data. Select hardware and material assuring compliance with specifications and product requirements.
  • Verify embedded firmware and higher level software functionality of the product.
  • Apply standard mathematical and hands-on techniques, procedures and criteria to engineering assignments.
  • Follow all departmental QOP and WI processes to ensure all documentation is generated, completed and released in a timely manner.
  • Guide and mentor the work of lower level engineers, designers, and support personnel as assigned. Provides technical direction to members of assigned work teams.
  • Assume ownership and responsibility for the product design.
Product Design/Development and Requirements Analysis.
  • Participate with members of management in the design and development of products and analysis of customer requirements.
  • Assist in the determination of a problem solution while giving consideration to form, fit, function, weight, product ability, manufacturing, product marketing and cost.
  • Help lead the coordination efforts and activities between Manufacturing, Obsolescence, Product Planning and Material Planning departments for the selection and ordering of parts, materials, components, or processes with vendors and suppliers.
  • Communicate and sustain the development and design of the hardware with overseas manufacturing division to ensure product manufacturability.
  • Work with the respective Project Manager, or when required independently, to generate and update Design and Development schedules.
  • Provide technical consulting to peers or immediate management.
  • Formulate a design plan or work from technical objectives and overall schedules as specified by senior project staff.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Highly proficient in project planning while addressing external/internal dependencies and associated logistics across multiple functions.
  • Highly proficient in designing and developing requirements from specifications, oral instructions, or preliminary sketches.
  • Advanced ability to design, analyze circuits and equipment using conventional and computerized techniques.
  • Advanced ability to develop and implement test methods and procedures.
  • Advanced skill level in preparing technical reports and documentation for submission to management.
  • Proficient with commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the Electronic Engineering field.
  • Ability to provide technical direction to assigned project teams and perform as a technical expert and a source of information.
  • Demonstrated experience providing identifiable contributions to the success of a specific product/project.
  • Use professional concepts and applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.
  • Develop solutions to clearly defined problems of moderate to diverse scope. Analysis involves selecting the best alternative method or process from among several existing alternatives, or based on evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Use expertise, experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • BS in Electrical Engineering required followed by an MS in Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in areas such as higher mathematics, electronics, mechanics and circuit design.
  • Ability to travel to Japan and other domestic and international locations as required approximately 10% of the time.

REQ: REQ-133203 Engineering

  • Irvine, CA, United States
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