Panasonic Facilities Engineering Supervisor (PENA) in Sparks, Nevada
Facilities Engineering Supervisor
The Facilities Engineering Supervisor will lead a growing team of Facility Engineers and BIM Designers in a High-Performance Culture. The Supervisor will lead the engineering support of the ongoing site operations, improvements, and facility expansions at Panasonic. Additionally, the Supervisor can combine leadership skills, engineering management experience, business acumen, communications, and passion to extend an organization from a vibrant start-up workplace into a burgeoning lithium ion battery cell industry. Furthermore, the Supervisor acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
Supporting design and installation of facility systems composed of HVAC, dry room/ dehumidifier, wastewater, electrical, fire/life safety systems and associated equipment
Develop, implement, and update a work plan for the Facilities Engineering unit, including assignment of projects, establishment of and monitoring of progress
Utilize HPC tools to coach and develop the team with identification and support of growth edges
Supervise Facility Engineers and BIM Designers by assigning tasks and supporting and monitoring compliance with project and operations parameters
Oversee energy conservation efforts for facilities systems and site initiatives
Oversee system performance, capacity and reliability improvements across various disciplines including Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Controls
Working with planning and construction units, oversee the implementation of capital projects, from initial approval through design, bidding, construction, and project close-out
Review and recommend actions to continually improve performance of the team about safety, quality, cost, delivery, and people
Participate in the development of project scopes, costs, and schedules for the annual capital improvement plan
Direct supervision and/or influence of a department involving responsibility for results in terms of costs, methods, and personnel
Responsible for carrying out supervisory and managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws
Responsibilities include interviewing and hiring of employees; planning, assigning, scheduling, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
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 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: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Management, or a related field (or equivalent work experience)
Minimum of 7+ years of experience in a facility engineering role, including managing teams
Industrial and/or commercial experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
Comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex project documents, including AutoCAD, Visio, and PDF documents
Knowledge of relevant engineering principles and methods of construction
Knowledge of building codes and regulations
Lean Six Sigma, 5S, and continuous process improvement experience
Problem solving skills and close attention to detail
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English
High Performance Leadership
Demonstrated comfort in multi-national environments
Superb written and spoken communication, including executive-level presentations – but genuine above all. This role is a critical leadership role, with communications affecting a large organization
Clear prioritization to advance efforts on multiple fronts
Flexibility, which is critical for a high-performance environment
Well organized and detail oriented
Attention to accuracy is critical
Prepared to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple tasks ongoing at the same time
Ability and proficiency in collecting, analyzing, and presenting data
Being open to accept challenges and try to overcome them, either individually or collectively
Focus to achieve the organization’s goals while developing skills and gaining knowledge
Ability to collaborate with others for completing successful projects
Resilient, self-motived and able to work well under pressure
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)
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.
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.