our people

IF WE WEREN'T INVENTING IT HERE, WE'D BE INVENTING IT IN OUR GARAGE.

priya
tony
justin
stephen
tisha
gunjan
daniel
rachel
anastasia
daniel
peter
christy
jason
rohit

 

priya
Priya Patel What advice would you give to someone applying to a job in your department? Our company is true on the mission, vision, and core principles and behaviors. We are looking for employees that are a great culture fit and are not only able to apply but also instill those core values within their work ethic. What makes Panasonic a great place to work? What makes Panasonic a great place to work is that it's always striving to be the best place to work. They offer countless opportunities to the employees whether it's leadership, learning and development or even engagement. What do you think it takes to be successful at Panasonic? Passion – If you have passion in what you're doing, you're going to want to continue to work even harder to make it a better place to work.How do you describe your work to your friends and family? The best place to work, of course!Describe Panasonic in just one word. Adaptable
tony
Tony Branch What makes Panasonic a great place to work? It feels like I can make an impact, it never becomes mundane. There is always something to do at PASA, other opportunities. It is a great place to growWhat do you think it takes to be successful at Panasonic? You need to have resilience, patience, commitment and a strong sense of teamwork. If you want to be in the front of the line, you need to put yourself there.
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Justin Bonacci What is your favorite part about your job? Directly contributing to the continued growth and evolution of an awesome team. Each hire makes us better, faster, smarter, and more capable. What advice would you give to someone applying to a job in your department? Embrace hard work and creativity. Our department functions like a team, we all support and make each other better every day. What makes Panasonic a great place to work? Panasonic Automotive runs on innovation and collaboration across individuals and departments. It's refreshing and encouraging to know that your ideas can readily be heard throughout the organization and that you have the ability to learn from everyone around you, regardless of their role or department. Describe the career growth path you've taken at Panasonic. Through trust and leadership from those that guide our team, I've been able to expand my role and interact with all areas of our business. That exposure has allowed me to focus on the areas within my skillset that promote the most growth.Describe the training and advancement opportunities available to you. From lunch-and-learns and break-out thought excercises to actual prepared online learning - the opportunity to advance understanding is always available. What is your working style like? I like to segment larger objectives by setting many short term goals. It has helped me ultimately take on larger projects and responsibilities. Describe the relationships you've built with your co-workers. I don't have co-workers I have a team, and that team is family.
stephen
Stephen Childs What is your favorite part about your job? The people. We spend so much of our day at work so who you are surrounded by has a dramatic influence on your attitude and motivation and we have some great people at PASA.What do you think it takes to be successful at Panasonic? Passion and Drive. As Panasonic Automotive grows at such a rapid pace, it is critical that the people who work for us have a passion for what they do and a drive to move things forward at a pace that isn't for the faint of heart.What led you to your current role at Panasonic? Hard work, a desire to contribute at a higher level and a company and environment that rewards both of those. What's one interesting fact about Panasonic that people might not know? The Panasonic brand name was created in 1955 by Panasonic's first US Employee Ray Gates. The Brand was first used as a brand for audio speakers. It is now the Global Brand.
tisha
Tisha Percival What is your favorite part about your job? Receiving the applause/recognition for a job well done as a team.What advice would you give to someone applying to a job in your department? The advice I would give to someone that is interested in applying for a job in my department is that if you are not a team player…don't apply.What do you think it takes to be successful at Panasonic? I believe it takes never assuming, but always asking pertinent questions to be successful here at Panasonic.
gunjan
Gunjan Talsania What advice would you give to someone applying to a job in your department? This is your career changing opportunity. Show the passion. Show the attitude and cash-in on your experience. See you soon working with us!What is a typical day like for you at Panasonic? Working with the Technology, Planning and Managing the Project, Testing in the car. Pretty Busy day, but can have for some relaxing time at cafeteria or trying some ping pong in the evening.What led you to your current role at Panasonic? I started working with Panasonic in 2011 as a Software Engineer for Audio. I was the first person on the Audio team and wrote 1st line of code for the Audio domain for the project, and was also responsible for the board bring-up of Audio Processor. The team grew fast with multiple projects were completed, and in 2013 I became the Team Lead for the Audio domain leading 12 engineers. Now it is 2015 and I am the SW Lead, responsible for planning the entire project, which includes 12 Domains. That is the growth you get at Panasonic!!!How do you describe your work to your friends and family? Nowadays, Music is a passion, GPS is necessary as a guide and the phone is also a necessity, We merge them together to make a complete Infotainment system for the car. In your car, the audio you listen to, the quality you feel, the route you set or how you call your friend -- we make that, both the software as well as the hardware.What's your favorite Panasonic moment? Endless Learning, Meeting Smart People and working for exciting Infotainment technology.Describe the relationships you've built with your co-workers. Friendship, Trust and Respect. I have made 100's of friend (literally !!!). I've made friends while working with them or playing Ping Pong/cricket/soccer/volleyball or during company events/picnics, Panasonic Dragon Boat Race, 5K run, etc. Some of those friends are just like family. And I truly have a lot of respect for all of the genius people working here (I call them "scientist"). Sheer Talent and Brilliance.
daniel
Daniel Gavora
Peachtree City
What is your favorite part about your job? The opportunity to learn from seasoned engineers, and the freedom to apply that new knowledge towards designs.What makes Panasonic a great place to work? The people. My team is cohesive and comprised of a great group of guys, with different backgrounds and expertise.What's your favorite Panasonic moment? The response I received from my peers when they found out I had become a permanent member of the team.What's one interesting fact about Panasonic that people might not know? Panasonic is an industry leader in the automotive infotainment space.
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Rachel Guerrero What is your favorite part about your job? The people. Whether we realize it or not, we give each other energy. We can influence their mood as much as they influence ours. We spend so much time together; it is important that everyone keep each other positive and engaged to be highly productive.What advice would you give to someone applying to a job in your department? There is lots to learn! It'll be challenging to learn fast but fast is necessary. It's an opportunity to test your own limits!What is your working style like? I can work solo but prefer to be part of a highly active team. More minds working in the same direction can build enthusiasm!How do you describe your work to your friends and family? I work hard because I love it. The people, the products, the sense of accomplishment when we deliver.Describe Panasonic in just one word. Forward What's your favorite Panasonic moment? Seeing a group of people work tirelessly to deliver something (a product concept, a strategy, any specific output) and get that look of accomplishment on their face!
anastasia
Anastasia Bartolucci
Group Manager, Talent Solutions
What is your favorite part about your job? I'm challenged -- in many aspects -- causing me to learn and grow every day.Describe the training and advancement opportunities available to you. Too many. I've never seen a company so willing to sponsor employee training and development. It's almost as easy as 1) thinking of the area in which you'd like training 2) asking 3) you're in training. Can't beat that.What do you think it takes to be successful at Panasonic? Resilience and tenacity. You have to love the product that you're either innovating or helping to support in innovation. Passion goes a long way here.How would you best describe a Panasonic person? In a few words: resilient, best in class, company-oriented, ROCKSTARSWhy did you choose Panasonic? I really believe in our product and continue to be proud of the many talented and diverse teams responsible for creating the products. Also, the decision to join became pretty easy when I witnessed how committed Panasonic is to both the internal and surrounding community. It's good to be part of a company that cares! What are some of the challenges you enjoy most? Stretch goals that make me uncomfortable and help me be a better industry professional, manager, and contributor.Describe the relationships you've built with your co-workers. They've become family.
daniel
Daniel Akins What do you think it takes to be successful at Panasonic? To be successful at Panasonic you have to be devoted to your job, willing to learn, work with personal pride, and work well as a team.How would you best describe a Panasonic person? Panasonic employees are positive, hard-working people who look forward to challenges. Why did you choose Panasonic? Resilience and tenacity. You have to love the product that you're either innovating or helping to support in innovation. Passion goes a long way here.How would you best describe a Panasonic person? I chose Panasonic so that I could work with a company that is stable for my family, challenging for me, innovative in the market, and influential to consumers. Why did you choose Panasonic? I really believe in our product and continue to be proud of the many talented and diverse teams responsible for creating the products. Also, the decision to join became pretty easy when I witnessed how committed Panasonic is to both the internal and surrounding community. It's good to be part of a company that cares! What are some of the challenges you enjoy most? Learning the job and getting “up to speed” is an enjoyable challenge. It is also a strong positive for me because I know that I will never be bored or stagnant. What's one interesting fact about Panasonic that people might not know? There is a mountain bike trail that is connected to the Peachtree City facility.
peter
Peter Mocker What makes Panasonic a great place to work? Panasonic Automotive has the feel of a small, neighborhood company while having the perks and relevancy of a large corporation. People seem to know one another and the vibe is down-to-earth and friendly. This atmosphere reminds you that you're a meaningful part of Panasonic, a company which is doing big things in the automotive industry. It's a rewarding experience.How would you best describe a Panasonic person? One consistent quality across all Panasonic employees, is that no one is complacent. Everyone is excited to contribute to the improvement and growth of the organization. As someone who manages improvement projects, I find that attitude to be extremely beneficial since everyone is generally on the same page and willing to take the next step. How do you describe your work to your friends and family? As a Senior Business Analyst for IT, I manage IT projects for solutions to be used in other departments (accounting, engineering, etc.). In this regard, I serve as a liaison between their departments and the programmers and hardware folks. My role gives me a lot of visibility into our processes across the organization, which allows me to raise suggestions for how IT can better serve the business.Panasonic Automotive has the feel of a small, neighborhood company while having the perks and relevancy of a large corporation. People seem to know one another and the vibe is down-to-earth and friendly. This atmosphere reminds you that you're a meaningful part of Panasonic, a company which is doing big things in the automotive industry. It's a rewarding experience.
christy
Christy Wallace
Peachtree City, GA, USA, GA, US
What is your favorite part about your job? The people!What makes Panasonic a great place to work? Definitely the people here are a big part of it. But, the company is evolving and always striving to be better and to provide the best culture and experience for every employee. How would you best describe a Panasonic person? Someone who is passionate about making a difference, a team player, open-minded with a positive attitude.How do you describe your work to your friends and family? I love that I have the opportunity to help people start their career with such an amazing company.Describe the relationships you've built with your co-workers. My favorite thing about Panasonic is the people I get to work with everyday. They have become like family and make my job so much fun!
jason
Jason Hingerton
Peachtree City
What is your favorite part about your job? Working with new technologies and integrating them into our production programs.What do you think it takes to be successful at Panasonic? A lot of self-motivation. What's your favorite Panasonic moment? When we launched the first global radio program. That was a lot of work and we got a lot of recognition for it. What are some of the challenges you enjoy most? Learning new things. I get inspired by the “deep end”.
rohit
Rohit Bhatia What makes Panasonic a great place to work? The global outreach of this company is fantastic. I have had the wonderful opportunity to work with some very talented individuals and teams across the globe.Why did you choose Panasonic? The Panasonic brand. Throughout my life I have owned many Panasonic products and was attracted to the fact that the company has a very diverse product offering. What's your favorite Panasonic moment? October 2010: Engineering vs. Rest of the World soccer match!