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Quality Engineer II

REQ: REQ-127479 Quality

Panasonic Avionics Corporation
  • Bothell, WA, United States
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Quality Engineer II

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:

  • Documents quality planning for Panasonic product inspection and supplier’s product inspection as required. Reviews purchase orders to flow down contractual requirements to suppliers. Reviews manufacturing planning for adequate sequences and inspection points. Supports and performs Material Review Board (MRB) and Change Review Board (CRB) activities. May work with Supplier Management group (e.g. quality requirements flow down; supplier assessment; supplier performance monitoring, improvement and/or corrective action, etc.) and assist with other QA function when necessary.
  • Administers programs, including program introductions, to ensure completeness of required Quality activities.
  • Supports First Article Inspections (FAI) at suppliers and supports internal customer FAI when required.
  • Improves and/or implements quality operation procedures, work instructions, and quality planning.
  • Evaluates and does investigations on nonconforming products for cause and corrective action.
  • Develops quality planning and applies new methods of inspection for continuous improvement.
  • Interpret customer specifications, engineering drawings, engineering process specifications and test data.
  • Performs liaison activity and provides technical support to the quality control personnel.
  • Performs root cause analyses to support the application of closed loop corrective action.
  • Reviews purchase orders for applicable requirements per Supplier Quality Assurance Requirements. Reviews manufacturing planning sheet for adequate sequences and inspection points.
  • Supports and performs Change Review Board (CRB) activities to review drawings prior to release.
  • Supports the Material Review Board (MRB) to review and investigate non-conforming products.
  • Generate reports to analyze data and develop corrective actions plans when required.
  • Supports supplier management (performs inspection, reviews quality system, supplier surveillance, and continuous improvement techniques) and assist with other QA function when necessary.
What we are looking for:
  • BS, BSEE or related Engineering degree. Equivalent Experience may be substituted for degree.
  • 3-5 years of related experience.
  • Ability to lift or move 25 lbs., when needed, Computer Typing, 50% sitting, 25% walking, 25% standing.
  • Depending on assignment, some travel may be required.

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 plus a paid company-wide shut down in the U.S. between Christmas and New Year.
  • 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. 


REQ: REQ-127479 Quality

  • Bothell, WA, United States
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