Panasonic Construction Manager - Panasonic Energy Kansas in De Soto, Kansas
The Construction Manager plans, organizes, directs, controls, and evaluates the activities of a construction project under the direction of the construction project leader. This professional will be responsible for overseeing and serving as the company representative in dealings with subcontractors, suppliers, customers, and government inspectors. The Construction Manager will be expected to ensure compliance with all federal and state procedures, regulations, and codes, and present progress updates to appropriate management channels on a regular basis.
Represent the interest of Panasonic with the purpose of achieving their goals and objectives with specific focus on construction delivery
Confirming the project meets the owner’s budget, schedule, and guidelines working directly and overseeing the General Contractor(s)
Ensure the lines of communications are working toward achieving deliverable goals.
Acting as the Panasonics eyes and ears of the project team.
Oversight to the project construction delivery team.
Review and validation of reporting (Budget, Schedule, Q&A, Safety, Risk Mitigations)
Manage & Advise in conflict resolution by providing recommendations to owner.
Assist in evaluating proposals, change management, and pay apps.
Ensure that the construction project complies with all safety and building regulations.
Part of the change order management team
Conduct an in-depth analysis of the project to come up with the budget and deliverables.
Establish risk factors, then manage and mitigate them to ensure the construction goes on smoothly.
Work closely with Architects and Engineers to establish the requirements for the construction project
Planning and preparing construction schedules and milestones, and monitoring progress against established schedules
Prepare progress reports and issue progress schedules to leadership and team
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
Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Accounting, Engineering Management, or a related field (or equivalent work experience)
Minimum of 5+ years of experience in construction management role, including managing teams
Strong commitment to safety and continuous improvement mindset
Industrial and commercial construction experience
Understanding of business and/or construction
Understanding of construction cost estimating, accounting, and cost control
Knowledge of relevant engineering principles and methods of construction
Knowledge of building codes and regulations
Knowledge of construction contracting regulations
Knowledge of public procurement regulations and procedures
Ability to lead a team of professionals
Lean Six Sigma, 5S, and continuous process improvement experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Build and maintain strong relationships with the various cross-functional teams to ensure overall program alignment
Influence various teams without direct reporting structure
Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
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
Demonstrated ability to manage large dollar capital improvement projects
Understanding of complex program and project delivery management systems, including differing construction delivery contract types
Expertise in Microsoft Project and/or Primavera
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 building 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)
Must be able to build trust and influence at all levels of an organization, including the PENA senior leadership team and Panasonic Headquarters
Physical Activities: (Percentage of time (equaling 100%) during the normal workday the employee is required to)
Required Lifting and Carrying: (Required frequency is: Not required (0%), Occasional (1-33%), Frequent (34-66%, Continuous (67-100%)
Up to 10 lbs.: Occasional
Up to 20 lbs.: Occasional
Up to 35 lbs.: Occasional
Team-lift only (over 35 lbs.): Occasional
Here at Panasonic Energy, we set out each day to change the world by accelerating the transition to sustainable energy through the production of safe, high-quality lithium-ion batteries.
Our journey began in 2017 when Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) began producing batteries for electric vehicle manufacturer, Tesla Motors, Inc., at the Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada. Our operation has since grown to be the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world with a growing workforce of more than 4,000 employees that has surpassed six billion cells delivered and counting. And this is just the beginning.
As a next step, we are expanding our operations into De Soto, Kansas as we strive to increase battery production and further support our long-term commitment to advancing the EV industry in the U.S. and building a better world.
As the demand for EVs rapidly grows, we continue to innovate our lithium-ion battery technology and production capabilities to achieve greater efficiency and performance in electric vehicles.
In addition to a work environment that is as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits package, 401K with company match, tuition reimbursement, training and career development opportunities, paid time off and so much more.
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.