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HR Leaves & Accommodations Administrator (PENA)

REQ: REQ-145185 Human Resources

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

HR Leaves & Accommodation Administrator


Day Shift


Human Resources & General Affair

Job Summary:

Panasonic Energy is seeking a highly motivated and passionate HR professional to join our team as a HR Leaves & Accommodation Administrator, reporting to the Sr Manager of Employee Relations. As a Leaves of Absence and Accommodation Administrator at PENA, you will provide critical administrative support to the Leaves & Accommodations (L&A) team. This role involves handling sensitive information, coordinating leave requests, and ensuring compliance with company policies and legal requirements. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills, experience with HR systems like Workday, and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.

Essential Duties:

  • Email Management: Monitor the PENA inbox, categorizing and forwarding emails related to Lincoln, Hartford, and Workers' Compensation to appropriate L&A team members.
  • Report Handling: Retrieve and review reports from Lincoln and Workday to update the L&A employee (EE) tracker for both intermittent and continuous leaves, as well as workplace accommodations.
  • Data Updates: Regularly update leave types and durations in Workday and manage related entries.
  • Communication Coordination: Review PIVOT emails and distribute them to relevant team members.
  • Research and Cross-Referencing: Assist the L&A and HR teams by researching and cross-referencing data for intermittent leave entries.
  • Project Assistance: Participate in various HR projects as assigned by the manager.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements:

  • To ensure the health and safety in the workplace and for the protection of our employee’s, 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:  High School Diploma or GED
  • Preferred: Some college education preferred

Essential Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as an HR Coordinator, Administrative Assistant, or Data Clerk, particularly in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Familiarity with HR databases and HR Information Systems (HRIS), preferably Workday.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, fostering strong interdepartmental relationships.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Critical thinking capabilities.
  • Ethical practice and global & cultural awareness.
  • Candidates who are fluent in Spanish are preferred.

Preferred License(s):

  • None

Preferred Certification(s):

  • None

Physical Demands:

Physical Activities: (Percentage of time (equaling 100%) during the normal workday the employee is required to)

  • Sit:                                                       40%
  • Walk:                                                   30%
  • Stand:                                                 20%
  • Lift:                                                      10%

Required Lifting and Carrying: (Required frequency is:  Not required (0%), Occasional (1-33%), Frequent (34-66%, Continuous (67-100%)

  • Up to 10 lbs.:                                       Occasional
  • Up to 20 lbs.:                                       Occasional
  • Up to 35 lbs.:                                       Occasional
  • Team-lift only (over 35 lbs.):               Not Required


About Us:

Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla at a massive battery factory near Reno, Nevada which is known for its quality of life and expansive outdoor adventures. Panasonic's role at the Gigafactory is to manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells to Tesla for their electric vehicles and energy storage systems.

Over the past few years, the Gigafactory has grown to the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world. Together with our partner Tesla, we continue to revolutionize the lithium-ion battery space and accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy and transportation.

Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by producing the world’s safest, high 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 is as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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.

Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity employer, and 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.

REQ: REQ-145185 Human Resources

  • Sparks, NV, United States
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