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MTS III, Mechanical (JobID#133194)

Irvine, California
2 Sep 2022

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.


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.


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.


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.

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.

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  • Job Reference: 702675785-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Panasonic Avionics Corporation
  • Location: Irvine, California
  • Salary: On Application