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HR Specialist- Talent Acquisition- PECNA KS

REQ: REQ-143979 Human Resources

Panasonic Energy of North America
  • De Soto, KS, United States
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If you are passionate about contributing to a sustainable future and being part of a dynamic team shaping the electric vehicle revolution, this opportunity is tailor-made for you. We are seeking dedicated individuals to join us as full-time, on-site team members at our new, state-of-the-art factory located in the thriving city of DeSoto, Kansas.


Panasonic is seeking an HR Specialist specializing in Talent Acquisition and in HRIS to support our HR department. This is an important role and will assist in supporting talent acquisition needs and maintaining the data integrity in the HRIS system of use. This organization is poised to grow by several thousand employees in the next few years. Bring your energy and passion and come build with us.



Essential Duties:

  • Collaborates with business leaders and hiring managers to identify and draft detailed and accurate job descriptions and hiring criteria.
  • Manages the talent acquisition processes within the HRIS environment while being flexible and nimble to the business and evolving requirements.
  • Develops and provides training to relevant stakeholders on the TA processes both functionally and within the HRIS environment.
  • Responsible for Talent Acquisition Dashboard, to include tracking and reporting used for metrics and forecasts
  • Supports the onboarding of new hires, to include background screening process, relocation and readiness for Day 1
  • Acts as primary point of contact for new employees pre-hire
  • Assists in collecting I-9 documents and submits E-Verify for new employees
  • Partner with applicable teams including IT, Payroll and HR to proactively problem solve for new hire issues
  • Support any internal and external audits regarding HR processes, ensuring compliance to existing audit standards.
  • Providing hands on support to the HR functional team and business.
  • Collaborates effectively with others to execute tasks and fulfill key deliverables within the HR functional area(s).
  • Ensures high quality HR transactional data management.
  • Provides input on improving the overall operational systems employee experience.
  • Participates in set up of HR programs, as directed and needed.
  • Required to maintain the confidential nature of all employees and company proprietary and privileged information used or observed while performing job duties.


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 possibility and includes equipment such as a full Tyvek suit, safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, face mask, 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 Related Field. Relevant work experience may substitute for required education.


Essential Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in talent acquisition
  • Previous HRIS experience required
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Analytical orientation – demonstrated capability for data-driven decisions and data analysis. High systems comfort level.
  • Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience developing and facilitating workflows and standard operating procedures to both employees and within an HRIS environment


Preferred License(s):



Preferred Certification(s):


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:


At the heart of this visionary project, Panasonic is committed to manufacturing cutting-edge cylindrical lithium-ion cells that will power the future of electric mobility. These cells will be meticulously crafted to meet the growing demands of the automotive industry, supporting various electric vehicle manufacturers in their quest for eco-friendly transportation solutions.


This role presents a unique chance to be at the forefront of innovation, working within a forward-thinking organization that is committed to environmental responsibility and the advancement of green technology. Be a part of our mission to power the future and make a difference in the world of electric mobility with Panasonic!


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-143979 Human Resources

  • De Soto, KS, United States
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