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Entry Level Machine Operator - ARP (Day and Night Shifts)

Company: PENA
Location: Fallon
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

New Year!Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is working in collaboration with Tesla Motors, Inc. at the Gigafactory manufacturing large-scale advanced batteries. We are hiring Entry Level Machine Operators at our USA Parkway facility and are currently looking to substantially grow our team and this team is changing the world! Panasonic is proud to provide FREE transportation from the Sparks area to the job site!

Now offering $20/hour (full time permanent position) and we have all shifts available! We manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells for some of the worlds leading electric vehicle manufacturers including Tesla Motors, Inc. Based on the battery demand from Tesla, the Gigafactory plans to produce cells which will double the worlds current production.

What is the role of an Entry Level Machine Operator for Panasonic? Keep reading to understand this dynamic occupation where you can grow your career as our production and business continue to expand!

Entry Level Machine Operator Job Responsibilities
The Auto Raku Prep (ARP) Machine Operator is responsible for the flow of material through the ARP machine. The Operator is responsible for managing the input and output efforts of the ARP machine. Additionally, the Operator must ensure the ARP machine operates well and maintenance is scheduled on a regular basis to eliminate downtime to support business needs.

Entry Level Machine Operator Essential Duties:
Maintain input levels to ensure it is fully loaded with Slitting jigs
Unload and reload machine with new Slitting jigs when empty
Ensure correct labeling and tracking of material to point of use
Monitor Prep machines during idle time for smooth operation
Ensure output side is being kept fully loaded with empty Winding carts
Unload and reload output side with new empty Winding carts when empty
Perform bobbin inspections prior to returning empty bobbins to Slitting on empty Slitting jigs
Report all unusable bobbins to shift lead at end of shift to replenish bobbins inventory
Perform housekeeping tasks such as sweeping or removing scrap material etc.
Perform other related duties as assigned
Report all equipment failures, damages, and truck accidents as they occur. Provide feedback to the safety committee on environmental issues affecting safe equipment operation

Entry Level Machine Operator Physical Demands
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed below. 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to do the following:

Stand and walk for extended amounts of time
Use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls
Reach with hands and arms
Talk and hear
The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance
The employee must regularly lift and/ or move anywhere from 25 pounds to 100 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
Must be able to work up to 12- hour shifts
Required to wear PPE (personal protective equipment) such as but not limited to; hard hat, respirator, gloves, eye protection, steel toe boots, etc.
Must be able to work in a construction and clean room environment with exposure to heat, dust, and noisy conditions

Essential Requirements:

Basic/Required: High School Diploma or GED
Must be able to perform basic system analysis to load and unload correct material jigs to point of use
Basic Computer Knowledge required
Ability to work with a team of knowledgeable professionals and partners
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English

Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) Benefits
We offer a comprehensive benefits program to all eligible employees. Unless otherwise noted, full-time employees are eligible for benefits as of the first of the month following their date of hire, within 30 days of a qualified life event or annually during the open enrollment period. Not only do you benefit from our benefits package, but your family will too! Some of the benefit offerings include:

FREE employee transportation program from various stops in the regions
Medical & Prescription Drugs
Life / AD&D Insurance
Short Term Disability
Long-Term Disability
FSA and HSA Pre-Tax Savings Accounts
And More

About Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA)
Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by production of the worlds safest, highest-quality, and lowest-cost batteries. Through this effort we will create a clean energy society and our products will change societys 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. Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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 or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. 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.

Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.


Keywords: PENA, Sparks , Entry Level Machine Operator - ARP (Day and Night Shifts), Other , Fallon, Nevada

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