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Quality Sr. Staff Engineer I

Company: Panasonic
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

**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!JOB SUMMARY+ Lead programs from First Article Inspections (FAI) at Supplier to final Customer FAI. This includes tracking rejections to ensure program is completed and interfacing and supporting QC activities. This also includes documenting and following up on customer FAI reports. Reviews programs to ensure future programs are improving from previous "lessons learned." Reviews and improves QA Work Instructions (WIs) and Quality Operation Procedures (QOPs). 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.The salary or hourly wage range of $86,000 - $145,000 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.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES.Description+ Leads 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 personal.+ 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.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS+ BS, BSEE or related engineering degree. Equivalent Experience may be substituted for degree.+ 8 - 12 years of experience.KNOWLEDGE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS+ Interacts with senior internal and external personnel.+ May provide guidance to other technical positions.+ Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and company policies and procedures.+ Resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways.+ Works on problems of diverse to complex scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of variable factors.+ Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.OTHER REQUIREMENTS+ Ability to lift, push or pull up to 25 pounds, 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:**+ Paid time off:+ 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+ 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+ 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.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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