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Senior Engineer, Project Lead (Advanced Engineering)

REQ: REQ-133872 Engineering

Panasonic Automotive Systems of North America
  • Farmington Hills, MI, United States
  • Peachtree City, GA, United States
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Leads people, product & process activities of the advanced engineering design teams at the business unit/customer group level of engineering on medium to large scale decoupled projects and business pursuits.




  • Leads technical activities in conjunction with lead systems, software, hardware, test validation engineers assigned to projects and coordinates, delegates, prioritizes development and functional activities.
  • Provides programmatic coordination among systems, electrical, software and mechanical disciplines.
  • Coordinates project and pursuit activities in conjunction with other departments and location (e.g. Validation, Manufacturing, Purchasing, and across Global locations (China, Japan, and Mexico).
  • Designs and implements methods and procedures for new product launch or mass production to meet stakeholders expected quality level of products, processes, or procedures.
  • Reviews procedures, materials, or processes to assure compliance to all specifications and standards.
  • Leads and coordinates Change Request Authorizations and Engineering Change Orders using applicable systems.
  • Leads, creates Develops and maintains Project Books containing design reviews (DR0, DR1, DR2), design outputs, minutes, etc.
  • Leads project from request for quote process through sourcing and ensure smooth transfer to production team.
  • Leads, coordinates and/or participates in customer events (e.g. Technical Design Reviews, etc).
  • Develops project plans, scheduling, budget planning, Work Breakdown Structure, leads Cross Functional Team meetings, and Red/Yellow/Green tracking with organizations in both domestic and overseas locations.
  • Implements Quality Cost Development Delivery Business for OEM products and develops vendor base for reduced cost investment.



  • Four-year College Degree in at least one STEM major (Science; Technology; Engineering; Math) and a minimum of  Five (5) years of customer facing, electrical, software or systems design experience in electronic products.; or a minimum of ten (10) years of customer facing, electrical, software or systems design experience in electronic products.
  • Experience leading and directing staff preferred.
  • Experience with system level design work and solving complex problems independently.
  • Experience in coordinating technical activities in conjunction with Lead Systems Engineers assigned to the project.
  • Experience in coordinating, delegating and prioritizing development and functional activities, while managing critical open action items.
  • Experiences in using tools such as RTC, Agile etc..
  • Experience in audio related automotive products preferred.
  • Experience in leading software intensive projects preferred.
  • Experience ensuring compliance with TS16949, APQP, Customer and Company processes and procedures.
  • Experience interfacing with Customers on technical project issues.
  • Proficiency with the computer applications appropriate to the position and assignment.



  • Great Medical / Dental Benefits
  • Company-Matched 401K Retirement Savings
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Educational Assistance &Reimbursement Program 
  • Relaxed Dress Code
  • Onsite Recreation Center & Café 
  • PASATalksSpeaker Summits 
  • Leadership & Mentorship Programs
  • High5 Reward Recognition Program
  • Onsite Happy Hours!
  • And many more benefits & perks found within the ‘Our Culture’ section…



At Panasonic, our technology and engineering expertise delivers innovation across diverse industries. It's all about the consumer experience and making sure that we find ways to enhance that experience, either through audio enhancements or through safety enhancements inside the vehicle. 


Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America (PASA) is an industry-leading global supplier to Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) for infotainment systems and advanced connected car solutions. Our clients include Ford, GM, Chrysler, Daimler, Fiat, Tesla, Honda, Toyota, Nissan and many others. In serving our customers, we don't just strive to put tomorrow's technology on the road – we pride ourselves on recruiting the brightest and best to do it. 



Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. 

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 Automotive Systems of America. 








REQ: REQ-133872 Engineering

  • Farmington Hills, MI, United States
  • Peachtree City, GA, United States
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