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Senior HR Specialist (Japanese Bilingual)

REQ: REQ-138737 Human Resources

Panasonic Automotive Systems of North America
  • Peachtree City, GA, United States
  • Farmington Hills, MI, United States
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Under general guidance of the Group Manager/Sr. HR Manager, performs professional senior level human resources work and carries out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas; expat program, personnel research, employee relations, immigration process support; compensation, training, HRIS administrator, talent acquisition,  affirmative action and other human resources special projects.



  • Assists Human Resources (HR) management in the overall administration, communication, and analysis of HR programs and responsibilities.
  • May develop and propose improvement to policies, programs, and procedures to improve the effectiveness of HR and operations.
  • Conduct or assist in the conduction of company investigations pertaining to community of HR issues including Hotline calls as appropriate ensuring the compliance of managers and associates with company policies as well as federal, state, and local employment related laws.
  • Work with employees and managers to resolve employee relations concerns that may arise.
  • In accordance with 3rd party administrator, manage the Leave of Absence and Accommodations process for the organization.
  • Partners with the recruiting team as needed to provide professional recruiting assistance such as preparing job requisitions, interviewing/screening professional and technical job applicants, negotiating salaries and relocation agreements, crafting compensation proposals, writing offer letters, and conducting orientation programs. Will partner with hiring manager and Compensation as needed to review/update position requirements to ensure that the job description accurately reflects the most current business needs.
  • Assists in the termination and off boarding process by sitting in as the HR representation during the exit meetings and terminating the employee from the HRIS systems.
  • May work with Company Immigration attorney to provide support and direction with regards to PASA immigration program and coordination with HRBP, Legal and Accounting on Expatriate programs.
  • Supports and lead tasks related to the Expat program (global and domestic). Provides information to responsible HR person to ensure timely processing of requests, including needs for U.S. work visa sponsorships. Partners with International HR to ensure smooth on and off boarding of all Expats.
  • Develops relationships with and advises individuals, employee groups, and leaders of the business by communicating and interpreting HR policies, programs and procedures while providing leadership around organizational change and process consultation. Imparts HR expertise to management regarding risks associated with current business practices and influences clients with recommendations for improvement based on company policy, positive employee relations, and applicable laws.
  • Performance management. Analyzes and provides advice, coaching, and counseling to supervisors and managers on methods and approaches to resolving employee work problems.
  • Provides professional level support to all HR functions including employment, employment equity programs, personnel research, employee relations, compensation, training, and affirmative action as required.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of five years related experience in HR or seven years related experience in HR or the equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training.
  • Must have general knowledge of HR and HR technical competences in employment, employee/labor relations, training/development, compensation, benefits, and HR legal compliance (EEO, FMLA, OSHA, FLSA, Title VII, etc.).
  • PHR/SPHR Human Resources Certification strongly preferred.
  • Bilingual English/Japanese high preferred.
  • Demonstrated intermediate to advanced proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.




  • Great Medical/Dental Benefits
  • Company-Matched 401K Retirement Savings
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Relaxed Dress Code
  • PASATalks Speaker Summits
  • Leadership & Mentorship Programs
  • High5 Reward Recognition Program
  • Onsite Happy Hours
  • And many more benefits & perks found within the ‘Our Culture’ section…



At Panasonic, our technology and engineering expertise delivers innovation across diverse industries. It's all about the consumer experience and making sure that we find ways to enhance that experience, either through audio enhancements or through safety enhancements inside the vehicle. 


Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America (PASA) is an industry-leading global supplier to Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) for infotainment systems and advanced connected car solutions. Our clients include Ford, GM, Chrysler, Daimler, Fiat, Tesla, Honda, Toyota.



Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with our without reasonable accommodations. 

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. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Automotive Systems of America. 




REQ: REQ-138737 Human Resources

  • Peachtree City, GA, United States
  • Farmington Hills, MI, United States
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