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Panasonic Recruiter (PENA) in Sparks, Nevada


Job Summary:

Are you an expert in attracting and assessing talent? We are looking for a talented, dynamic Talent Acquisition professional who will use their passion for recruiting and creativity to build relationships with internal stakeholders as well as external talent in order to create and maintain up to date pipelines of skills needed in our growing headquartered facility.

Essential Duties:

  • Partner with business leaders and Hiring Managers to support operational and corporate hiring needs

  • Responsible for full-cycle recruiting from intake meeting with Hiring Managers through offer of employment and onboarding

  • Provide support in writing job descriptions and resume screening

  • Develop innovative recruiting strategies to identify exceptional candidates Facilitate all aspects of the interview process, including phone screening, interview scheduling, and candidate selection

  • Participate in and plan networking, recruiting and hiring events

  • Meet all goals related to key staffing metrics, to include recruitment strategy, time-to-fill, new hire effectiveness etc.

  • Support company EEO/Diversity initiatives and accurately report and track required candidate data Develop and maintain networking relationships with community organizations, colleges and universities, alumni organizations, industry organizations, employees and colleagues to help identify and source qualified talent

  • Develop creative recruitment solutions and talent pipeline strategies

  • Provide and ensure great candidate and hiring manager experiences

  • Ensures that recruiting and hiring practices are compliant with all applicable local, state, and federal employment laws

  • Providing input on process improvement opportunities

  • Performs other related duties as required

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: High school diploma or GED

  • Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent business experience.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of corporate level recruiting experience. Experience to include supervisory/management level recruiting for HR, IT, engineering, accounting, etc.

  • Experience sourcing candidates through multiple channels (web/social/professional networks). Has built and maintains a broad network of professional relationships

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills

  • Strong organization skills and diligence in having a self-starter mentality and a strong work ethic

  • Experience with high volume technical or operational, exempt recruiting

  • Demonstrated track record in attracting, sourcing and selecting top talent

  • Knowledge of and comfort with Microsoft Office Suite software including Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to build partnerships and business relationships

  • Effective planning, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills with a strong attention to detail

  • Able to manage multiple concurrent tasks in a fast-paced environment, effectively prioritize work, and deliver quality results

  • Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders

  • Self-starter who works well independently and an outstanding ability to follow up with minimal direction by seeking answers and a focus on team success

  • Able to make appropriate decisions when confronted with obstacles, think about them before acting, and consistently resolve issues in creative and effective ways

  • A strong work ethic with a “get the job done” approach and consistently delivers excellent customer service, both internally and externally

  • Intuitive, adaptable, creative, and collaborative with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Collaborative nature with strong team building skills and willing to learn from and accept guidance from others

  • 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 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.