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MTS II, Hardware

REQ: REQ-143771 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  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 And for a full listing of open job opportunities go to   The Position: 
  • Responsible for the performance and leadership of 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.

  • Sustaining Design, Analysis, Build and Test Activities.
    • Perform sustaining; hardware 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. Selects hardware and material assuring compliance with specifications and product requirements.
    • Verify embedded firmware and higher level software functionality of the product.
    • Apply advanced level of 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.
    • Provide leadership and/or technical guidance to lower level engineers, designers, and support personnel as assigned.
    • Take ownership and responsibility for the product design.
  • Product Design/Development and Requirements Analysis.
    • Participate with members of management in the design and development of complex products and analysis of customer requirements.
    • Provide direction in the determination of a problem solution while giving consideration to form, fit, function, weight, product ability, manufacturing, product marketing and cost.
    • Take a leadership role in the coordination efforts and activities for LRU procurement 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 recommendations regarding technical approach or design, resource, allocation or time schedule on projects requiring extensive investigation and clarification.
    • Formulate a design plan or work from technical objectives and overall schedules as specified by senior project staff.
    • Provide technical consulting to peers or immediate management.
   The salary or hourly wage range of $34.58– $59.62 is just one component of Panasonic’s total package. The final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to individual’s knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this role may be eligible for discretionary bonuses and incentives. The minimum hourly wage for this role will be the greater of the posted range, or minimum wage for the location where the employee will be working, subject to local minimum wage requirements. 

  • BS in Electrical Engineering required followed by an MS in Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • 10-15 years' experience in areas such as higher mathematics, electronics, mechanics and circuit design.

  • Highly proficient in project planning while addressing external/internal dependencies and associated logistics across multiple functions.
  • Highly adept in designing and developing requirements from specifications, oral instructions, or preliminary sketches.
  • Proven ability to design, analyze circuits and equipment using conventional and computerized techniques.
  • Proven ability in developing and implementing test methods and procedures.
  • Proven ability to prepare technical reports and documentation for submission to management.
  • Proven ability to modify existing processes, procedures or methods to develop appropriate solutions.
  • Adept with commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the Electronic Engineering field.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multi-function teams to achieve positive results and perform as a technical expert and a source of information.
  • Ability to integrate information from more than one discipline (Mechanical, Hardware, Software, Product Planning & Manufacturing Engineering) to achieve results or successfully complete difficult and challenging assignments within a specialized field.
  • Demonstrated experience providing identifiable technical contributions to the success of a product or project.
  • Proven ability to develop technical approach or design, resource, allocation or time schedule on projects.
  • Use skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and company policies and procedures.
  • Resolve a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways.
  • Work on problems of diverse to complex scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of variable factors.
  • Ability to effectively interact with senior internal and external personnel.
  • Provide leadership and/or technical guidance to other engineers.

  • Ability to travel to Japan and other domestic and international locations as required approximately 5% of the time.
 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.
  • Paid time off: Exempt Salaried employees receive flexible paid time off. 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.
  • Washington residents only are eligible for: Washington’s Family and Medical Leave program and Washington’s Paid Sick Leave program.
  • 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 Corporate.


REQ: REQ-143771 Engineering

  • Irvine, CA, United States
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