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Top Cap Process Supervisor (PENA)

REQ: REQ-124896 Production

  • Sparks, NV, United States
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Top Cap Process Supervisor


Job Summary:

The Top Cap Process Supervisor supports and coordinates activities within the Top Cap process by performing the following duties:


Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for achieving and monitoring process-wide Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
  • Works with the Production Planner to decide the direction and details of production schedules
  • Assists supervisors in creating labor plans to meet scheduled requirements
  • Leads and oversees multiple continuous improvement projects to completion with cross-functional groups to create more efficient and streamlined processes
  • Presents departmental goals and results at leadership meetings
  • Tracks KPI, reports results, and works to resolve any short-term or long-term challenges
  • Ensures delivery of a quality product at the Top Cap production process
  • Directly influences production decisions for processes by working cross-functionally
  • Leads Safety Committee meetings and oversees departmental safety improvement projects
  • Determines best operating procedures while ensures smooth implementation throughout the process
  • Gathers information to help decide departmental prioritization for production and projects
  • Responsible for revising and/or establishing new work procedures
  • Must have experience in high volume shipping and receiving environment
  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities in related departments
  • Interprets company policies to employees and ensures safety and ISM policies are followed
  • Consults with manager and/or Human Resources to resolve employee relations difficulties
  • Other duties as assigned


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving difficulties


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 requirement for some roles at PENA and may include equipment such as a full Tyvek suit, safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, face mask, bump cap, 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:  High school diploma with Associates or Technical School degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Preferred:  None


Essential Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2+ years of supervisory experience in a high speed, automated manufacturing environment
  • Strong project leader with excellent organizational and verbal skills
  • A strong work ethic with a “get the job done” approach and consistently delivers excellent customer service, both internally and externally
  • Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English

Shift: Monday-Friday

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Inventory control and IT system experience preferred such as SAP, and MES
  • VMI and Cross-dock experience a plus
  • High volume manufacturing experience strongly desired
  • Electric component, chemical manufacturing, medical/ pharmaceutical manufacturing experience a plus
  • Experience with Lean and 5S systems extremely beneficial
  • Alignment to Panasonic’s seven (7) core principles (contribution to society, fairness and honesty, cooperation and team spirit, untiring effort for improvement, courtesy and humility, adaptability, gratitude)


About Us:

Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla at a massive battery factory near Reno, Nevada which is known for its quality of life and expansive outdoor adventures. Panasonic's role at the Gigafactory is to manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells to Tesla for their electric vehicles and energy storage systems.

Over the past few years, the Gigafactory has grown to the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world. Together with our partner Tesla, we continue to revolutionize the lithium-ion battery space and accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy and transportation.

Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by producing 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.

In addition to an environment that is as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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-124896 Production

  • Sparks, NV, United States
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