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Posted: Sunday, March 4, 2018 1:46 AM

Job Description
Job location: Northern Nevada/Reno area
This is an exciting step for a hands on production manager to work in the prestigious Gigafactory, for a 100 year old company, Panasonic Yes, you will be overseeing the manufacturing of one of the largest lithium:ion battery plants in the world. We are looking for someone with production management experience in a high volume manufacturing facility. This is your chance to join and help us change the future of electric power.

Primary Role and Responsibilities
Lead functional teams to meet manufacturing KPIs.
Empower, develop, and reward individuals and teams for performance and growth.
Ensure that company resources are utilized to sustain safe manufacturing and distribution excellence.
Manage ongoing improvements in production efficiency, implementing Lean principles, and demonstrated proficiency in implementation.
Establish and maintain an effective preventive maintenance program with minimum downtime.
Utilize analysis of operational metrics to drive product quality and
corrective/preventive action programs.
Coordinate and interact with internal and external cross:functional agencies to fulfill Customer and Company goals.

Education and Qualifications
BS in Engineering or Business
10 years experience in a high speed/high volume manufacturing setting
Prior experience as a Plant, Operations or Manufacturing Manager
Lean, 6 Sigma, continuous process improvement experience
Understanding of OEE concepts
ERP transactional experience
5S implementation experience
Excellent Communication Skills

Physical Demands
Walking, climbing stairs, lifting, pushing, pulling, sitting, writing, typing, crouching, kneeling, and standing. Minimum lifting of 50 pounds. Must wear a Hard Hat, Safety Glasses, Safety Vest, Steel Toe or Composite Toe Shoes or Boots.

Supplemental Information
In addition to an environment thats as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries and benefits. Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, 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 Energy of North America.

Company Description
Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla Motors, Inc. in a large:scale advanced battery manufacturing facility known as the Gigafactory near Reno, Nevada which is known for its quality of life and expansive outdoor adventures. Panasonic manufactures and supplies cylindrical lithium:ion cells for the worlds leading electric vehicle manufacturer, Tesla Motors, Inc. Based on the battery demand from Tesla, the Gigafactory plans to produce cells which will double the worlds current production.
Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by production of the worlds safest, highest:quality, and lowest:cost batteries. Through this effort we will create a clean energy society and our products will change societys use of and perceptions of electric power.


• Location: Denver

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