Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla Motors, Inc. to construct 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's role in the Gigafactory will be to manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells and based on the battery demand from Tesla, the Gigafactory is planned to produce 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, 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.
The Manufacturing Technician III maintains the production machinery in proper operating order through preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, complex repair and improvement activities. Manufacturing Technician III will need to have all certifications of a Manufacturing Technician II in addition be capable (at times asked) to perform the functions of an operator. Manufacturing Technician III will have demonstrated knowledge between 20-30% of SOPs within a specific manufacturing process.
Primary Role and Responsibilities
Follows all company and departmental policies and procedures. Must be able to maintain active communication with management and other employees about all job-related concerns, and informs the Supervisor when problems occur. Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
Performs advanced, intermediate and basic preventative maintenance procedures on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, yearly determine factory schedule:
- Checks settings, gauge readings, sensors, etc. regularly in-order to keep machines operating at proper specifications.
- Performs mechanical maintenance with frequent electrical (480V, 208V, 120V, 24VDC) and controls related troubleshooting
- Dismantles machines or equipment using hand tools or power tools to examine parts for defects and repairs or replaces those parts.
- Tightens bolts and inspects belts and chains for wear and tear for proper tensions.
- Perform more complex cleaning activities of equipment where tear down is required.