Senior Engineer, Electrical

About Us:
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America (PASA) is a global supplier to Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's) around the world.  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. If you possess that rare combination of vision and passion, joining our team is probably the closest you'll ever get to a dream come true. Get a peek inside life at Panasonic and learn more about the city where Panasonic Automotive is headquartered.
Position Summary:
PASA is seeking a Senior Engineer, Electrical. This position is responsible for participating  in and may lead a hardware development team. Assist in the design, development, modification, and evaluation of electronic components and systems. May be needed to instruct and provide technical guidance to engineers and other technical staff through the design and development process.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop designs for electrical subsystems for electrical components.
  • Confer with other Senior and Staff Engineers to prepare and document design modifications as required.
  • May employ quality improvement and supplier relations approach utilizing customer required formats such as Production Parts Approval Process (PPAP) and Advanced Production Quality Process (APQP) techniques.
  • Use computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering and design tasks. 
  • Prepare information as needed in the design documentation process.
  • Prepare schematics, product and component related specifications, and bills of materials as needed.
  • Confirms accuracy of Bill of Materials (BOM) and assembly data (CIM).
  • Responsible for determining component requirements appropriate to product.
  • Partners with purchasing to confirm availability and facilitate acquisition of new components for builds.
  • Plan, develop, and participate in experimentation and tests related to product development.
  • Generate and analyze test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.
  • Responsible for determining root cause of product nonperformance utilizing appropriate test equipment. May confer with research resources to clarify or resolve component problems.
  • Develop, participate in and analyze research to determine feasibility of proposed product specifications.
  • Participate in development of design process procedure and plan development of experimental test programs.
  • Develop test and design process procedures evaluating test results for possible application to other products and/or systems.
  • Provide assistance and technical guidance to less experienced engineers.
  • Must gain knowledge of budget requirements related to product development.
  • Interprets and complies with Company policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Prepares reports, charts, graphs, and other statistical information.
  • Will initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through designated channels.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Experience:
  • Four-year College Degree in at least one STEM major (Science; Technology; Engineering; Math) and a minimum of five (5) years of experience; or a minimum of ten (10) years of electric design experience in electronics products within two of the five areas: Audio, Embedded Processors, RF, Video or Power.
  • Three years of hardware (electronic circuit) design experience required (Automotive preferred).
  • Must possess good theoretical knowledge of problems / tasks required.
  • Must possess broad understanding of various areas within main discipline.
  • Automotive electronics/infotainment development experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with C, C++ is a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Windows-based databases as appropriate to the position and assignment.

In addition to an environment that's as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries and benefits.
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.

Pre-employment drug testing is required. 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.

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