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Quality Control Technician

Company: Panasonic Corporation of North America
Location: Sparks
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Description Position at Panasonic Energy of North America 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 plans to produce 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.Responsibilities Include:Conducting and implementing quality control systems for Li-ion battery manufacturing processes.Conducting cell performance and safety testing on sampled cells for all production lines.Performing and monitoring testing needs for warranty purposes.Helping analysis and evaluation of materials input/output data to reduce defects and improve battery performance.Providing support to cell manufacturing process auditing on materials to assure production quality.Leading inspectors in the quality improvement processOther duties may be assigned.Basic Qualifications:High school diploma or GED.Familiarity with quality management tools (control chart, FTA, FMEA, etc.) and MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Practical experience with materials analysis, testing, and chemical analysis equipment.Experience using ISO 9001 quality management system auditing.Desired Qualifications:3+ years of quality control/quality assurance background is preferred.Associate's or Junior College degree in science or engineering field.A background as a quality technician in high-volume manufacturing is strongly desired.Data analysis experience such as statistical process control of production data.Experience in defect reduction of high-volume manufacturing products.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.In addition to an environment that's as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries and benefits. Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Panasonic Energy of North America will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position. LI-CB1

Keywords: Panasonic Corporation of North America, Sparks , Quality Control Technician, Engineering , Sparks, Nevada

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