Production Electrical Engineer | Panasonic (EXP:UNR)



Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla Motors to construct 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’s role in the Gigafactory will be to manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells and based on the battery demand from Tesla, the Gigafactory is planned to produce cells which will double the world’s current population. The Production Electrical Engineer designs and directs installation of mechanical or electromechanical production equipment by performing duties which include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyzing product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods
  • Determining feasibility of designing new plant equipment or modifying existing facilities considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning, and other technical and economic factors
  • Providing technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning
  • Conferring with research personnel to clarify or resolve problems and developing design
  • Preparing or directing preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics
  • Directing and coordinating manufacturing or building of prototype product or system
  • Compiling and analyzing operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified equipment or product
  • Planning and developing experimental test programs


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or closely related field from four-year college of university
  • Five or more years related experience and/or training
  • Skill and know-how regarding production engineering by experience in United States company
  • Understanding of electrical hardware
  • Understands drawings, sequence control, and software design
  • Skill and know-how regarding start-up of building, power equipment, and manufacturing facilities through experience in a United States company
  • Knowledge and handling about American environmental laws and UL (Underwriters Laboratories)
  • Ability to cooperate and work with related departments including overseas, Japan
  • Utilize strong computer skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to put together proposals, project planning, and status updates and executive presentations

Production Electrical Engineer – Panasonic Energy of North America (EXP)

Interested applicants should apply online.