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Product Specialist/ Project Management

REQ: REQ-129893 Marketing

Panasonic Industrial Devices
  • Sparks, NV, United States
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Panasonic - Product Specialist

Every moment of every day, people all over the world turn to Panasonic to make their lives simpler, more enjoyable, more productive and more secure. Since our founding almost a century ago, we’ve been committed to improving peoples’ lives and making the world a better place–one customer, one business, one innovative leap at a time. Come join our journey. 

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What You'll Get To Do:

Projects include and are not limited to negotiations planning and execution, management of deadlines and requirements, and prioritization of the activities for the business division. This role is also responsible partner with department leaders where needed and ensure that the portfolio of projects is well maintained and on time. This position will be responsible for a variety of projects for which strong conceptual, technical, analytical, financial and leadership skills are required.

Essential Duties:

  • Manage day-to-day communication & negotiation with Tesla Energy team, including delivery, quality, engineering & business issues
  • Support new business development activities; summarizes customer requests, inquiries and direct back office support (technical, Credit, SCM)
  • Serve as project manager or backup for assigned projects: manage agendas/minutes, tracks tasks, issues, and action items, escalate risks and issues as necessary to senior leadership
  • Aid in the drafting and negotiation of new supply and sales contracts; aid in revision and renewal when necessary
  • Acknowledge customers’ requirement from both business and engineering standpoint and work with internal team closely to make Business Division strategy, related to future production investments, plant and equipment expansion, and manufacturing planning
  • Other job may be assigned by leadership.

What You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering

Essential Qualifications:

  • Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English.
  • A passion to serve the customer, which has played out in customer-facing roles such as consulting, support, or ideally project management.
  • Ability to cooperate and work with related departments including those overseas in Japan.
  • Must have exceptional communication skills.
  • Travel frequently to meet customers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced project management experience, including multiple stakeholders and dedicated budgets.
  • An ability to quickly communicate complex ideas around a technical topic, ideally on the fly at a whiteboard.
  • Must be confident providing knowledge to a highly skilled and experienced audience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for -specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment.

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.


All applicants are subject to the Company’s mandatory vaccination policy.  All employees are required to be fully vaccinated with an authorized COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment, unless they are eligible for and obtain an exemption based on a reasonable accommodation because of a disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

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REQ: REQ-129893 Marketing

  • Sparks, NV, United States
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