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Enterprise Applications Manager.

REQ: REQ-126568 IT

Panasonic Energy of North America
  • Sparks, NV, United States
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Job Summary:

Are you creative and innovative? Do you thrive on providing first-rate customer service?  In this role, you will be accountable for PENA’s IT infrastructure innovative strategy and stable operation for 24/7 manufacturing company. Works in collaboration with Panasonic IT and TESLA IT teams and 3rd party providers for providing the services. Responsible for providing enterprise level customer support.  Works with leadership to make with management viewpoint for company growth.

Essential Duties:

  • Collaborate with business managers and end-users for the effective use of IT.
  • Promote ERP(SAP) system and integrated system such as MES implementations.
  • Promote the usage and expansion of IT services, collaborate with global and local IT organizations.
  • Responsible for the coordinated management of multiple related projects, ongoing operations which are directed toward a common objective. Works with constituent Project to monitor cost, schedule, risks and technical performance of component projects and operations, while working to ensure the ultimate success of the program. Responsible for stakeholder management, particularly stakeholders internal or external to the organization.
  • Responsible for the management of the entire set of projects undertaken by the organization in a manner that optimizes the ROI from these projects and ensures their alignment with the organization strategic objectives. Interact with senior managers, executives, and major stakeholders to establish strategic plans and objectives for the organization. Also be responsible for the organization-wide integration of consistent project management methodologies and terminology.
  • Manage the continuous optimizations of IT Systems services.
  • Continuously promote the high availability of service for critical customer applications.
  • Follow and promote PENA and US Company (Parent company) policies and procedures.
  • Skilled in the delivery of IT application and infrastructure services.
  • Effectively manage IT services using performance metrics and proven IT methodologies.
  • Evaluate service delivery performance and take corrective actions with appropriate IT staff.
  • Make recommendations for ongoing process improvement.
  • Develop the business scheme between TESLA, Suppliers, and PENA.
  • Develop and maintain the customer IT service offering.
  • Develop support evidence for SOX Compliance audit.
  • Improve the working relationship between IT and Business users.
  • Develops Return on Investment (ROI) analysis scenarios for new projects or new services.
  • Provides leadership through insight and vision, leads by example.
  • Assists in the development of job accountabilities and objectives.


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements:

  • To ensure the health and safety in the workplace and for the protection of our employees, wearing PPE is a requirement for some roles at PENA and may include equipment such as a full Tyvek suit, safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, face mask, bump cap, and a full hazmat suit that includes a respirator.

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Qualifications:  Requirements - Required and/or Preferred



  • Basic/Required:  Bachelor’s degree in IT Business, Business Administration, Technology Management, or a related degree, and/or equivalent related work experience
  • Preferred:  None



Essential Qualifications:

  • Customer focused and business sensitive attitude
  • Perform IT solution with manufacturing SCM knowledge.
  • Own business project leading attitude
  • Issue tracking & resolution with organized skilled knowledge base approach.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with all levels of business and IT management
  • Ability to influence and persuade management for providing business appropriate IT solutions
  • Ability to create and present electronic and spoken presentations
  • Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Ambitious and flexibility
  • Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing and delivering IT services in assembly and production manufacturing industry (international desirable)
  • Experience in managing complex project teams including outsource IT developer organizations.
  • Experience in business process re-engineering of systems application
  • Experience in the delivery of IT Services:
  • SAP ERP Modules; Sales/Distribution, Materials Management, Production Planning, Finance
  • Infrastructure services
  • End User Services
  • Experience in managing budgets and financial expectations (ROI analysis)
  • Customer focused and business sensitive attitude for applying effective manufacturing SCM IT solutions 
  • Promote high quality IT solutions ERP, MES (Manufacturing Execution System)
  • Promote creative and innovative IT services
  • Identify, research, solve and prevent service quality problems
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with all levels of business and IT management
  • Ability to influence and persuade management for providing business appropriate IT solutions
  • Ability to create and present electronic and spoken presentations
  • Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Alignment to Panasonic’s seven (7) core principles (contribution to society, fairness and honesty, cooperation and team spirit, untiring effort for improvement, courtesy and humility, adaptability, gratitude)

About Us:

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 world’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer, Tesla Motors, Inc. Based on the battery demand from Tesla, the Gigafactory is producing cells which will double the world’s current production.

Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by production of the world’s safest, highest-quality, and lowest-cost batteries.  Through this effort we will create a clean energy society and our products will change society’s use of and perceptions of electric power.

In addition to an environment that’s as innovative as our products, we offer competitive compensation and benefits. Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer.

Supplemental Information:

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. without restriction.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Energy of North America.

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REQ: REQ-126568 IT

  • Sparks, NV, United States
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