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Manager, Visual Systems Engineering

REQ: REQ-122617 Engineering

  • Newark, NJ, United States
  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Panasonic – Manager, Engineering

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What you will get to do:

Reporting to the Director of Visual System Department of PIVS BU.  As the Manager for Visual System Engineering including the Sales Engineering, Product Engineering and Solution Engineering, this leadership role will be responsible for building operational strategy and providing organizational direction. The role includes direct / indirect customer support of application design, installation, technical training, and 3rd party product development for Visual product (Projector, Flat panel display, Sound).

This role needs to work closely with all relevant PIVS BU functions to develop an Ecosystem of PIVS products including 3rd party product with higher-valuable opportunities to satisfy customers.

Management / Leadership:

  • Provide strategic and day to day leadership to Engineering team
  • Coach and develop member by giving guidance, suggestions, and feedback to build their capabilities
  • Strategic planning and development of new product (including fiscal management), resource allocation and personnel supervision to ensure 100% execution against project/plan
  • Requires exceptional business skills required to both manage the customer needs and Panasonic requirements to create WIN - WIN scenarios.
  • Communicate customer expectations clearly throughout to the organization, ensuring product/solution design, deployment processes, and business systems meet those.
  • Build business relationships that are mutually beneficial with customers, partner, and 3rd party as engineering.

Product Engineering Responsibilities:

  • Build reliable and sustainable product evaluation processes and communication closely with factory to enhance the product.
  • Build the Management System (IT Platform & Processes) for VOC, work closely with related function like Marketing, Service, and feedback it to the factory to improve/enhance the product and solutions.
  • Participant the customer meetings to plan out the scope, schedule, and cost of services to be provided

Sales Engineering Responsibilities:

  • Build trust with clients that they value to create repeatable business for Panasonic.
  • To understand the market needs, Panasonic’s core competencies, and areas for growth of each product to explain and promote it to customers.
  • Requires high level engineering skills for Visual product to put together solutions to customer problems.
  • Manage Engineering team to work closely with Sales team the proposal efforts and pipeline generation

Solution Engineering Responsibilities:

  • Using Panasonic and non-Panasonic products create solutions that provide value add and differentiation for our solutions in the marketplace and keeping Panasonic ahead of the competition.
  • Guide the requirements, technology choices, buy vs. build analysis, partner selection, design, development, testing, deployment, closure, and support activities for software and system projects.

Business Development:

  • Organize and present technical material in an easily understood manner; Identify and understand customer business and/or technical problems, formulate and articulate solutions that present value to customers and profit to Panasonic.
  • To understand the market needs, Panasonic’s core competencies, and areas for growth of each product to explain and promote it to customers.

What You’ll Bring:


  • Manage Visual System engineering team.
  • Budget, employees direct and indirect and other resources managed.

Education & Experience:

  • BS degree in engineering field or 10 years equivalent experience required, Engineering, Project Management or Business Development and Product Development experience.
  • Extensive practical management experience in the electronics service industry. Demonstrated knowledge and able to get up-to-speed quickly on video engineering, computer networking, and classroom technologies and applications.
  • Familiarity with national commercial electric codes.


  • Project management, vendor relationships and negotiation, financial planning
  • Able to write business requirements documentation for process and systems development and improvement.
  • Dynamic leadership with ability to develop employees, and build teams across internal and external companies, cultures, and business functions.


  • Key communications contacts (internal/external) and level of persuasion required
  • Communicates with other Managers and PSSNA and PIVS executive, key customers, and executive and PNA and PSSNA related function staff for our customers and partners effectively and clearly.

Other Requirements:

  • Travel Requirement – International and Domestic

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid Parental Care Leave
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Volunteer time Off
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Total Well Being Program

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, gender identity, 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 Corporation of North America.


REQ: REQ-122617 Engineering

  • Newark, NJ, United States
  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
Apply Apply

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