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REQ: REQ-144243 Operations

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 Energy Corporation of North America is currently seeking a PMO Analyst II who is analytical, willingness to learn, and demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders. In this role, you will be asked to collaborate with project team members to gather, analyze, and monitor project data, prepare and consolidate project reports, assist with documentation, and manage program communications.

You will need to thrive and deliver results in an agile, ambiguous, fast-paced, dynamic business environment, operating across all levels of the organization. You will be expected to effectively prioritize multiple project management activities, manage risks, communicate, and deliver results in a systematic manner using project management tools and methodologies. Ability to leverage available technology, propose improvements based on customer requirements, and analyze data will be critical to this role.

Success in this role will include creating and implementing robust planning, prioritization, execution, and sustainment mechanisms. You will need to iterate and develop new processes, leveraging the best and creating the rest. High judgement, ability to influence, exceptional written and verbal communication skills, developing a clear cadence, and execution are essential to success in this role. You will foster a culture of continuous improvement, providing thought leadership to and influencing change at all levels in the organization.

Essential Duties:

  • Review and Analyze project data and work with the teams to resolve any issues
  • Assist in documenting and managing PMO processes
  • Assist the PMs and team leads and consolidate project status reports for management review
  • Setup and organize weekly meetings
  • On-board and train new resources on PMO processes and expectations
  • Develop and manage cross program communications

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.


  • Basic/Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related fields. Relevant work experience may substitute for required education.

​Essential Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience as a PMO analyst, or a similar role
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbally) with both technical and non-technical parties
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and Project Management tools
  • Highly organized, exceptional time management and task prioritization abilities
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics
  • Comfortable managing multiple tasks on tight timelines
  • Strong Program coordination and administration abilities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure
  • Maintain Program SharePoint site
  • Proactively manage issues, risks, and scope changes and escalate as needed in a timely manner

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant and successful project management and/or consulting experience as PMO analyst working in a fast-paced, global, and dynamic organization
  • Understanding of project management methods, tools, and techniques
  • Experience working in different time zones and virtually collaborating with teams
  • Has a passion for Project / Program / Portfolio Management
  • Experience with online collaboration / facilitation tools

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 Corporation of North America.

REQ: REQ-144243 Operations

  • De Soto, KS, United States
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