Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA)

Be a part of something bigger. Be a part of a company that strives to make a difference in the lives of its team members, community, and the world. Be a part of the history that the northern Nevada Gigafactory is making, and will continue to make for decades to come.


  • Full-time, direct hire employment with incredible advancement opportunities!
  • Free shuttle service to and from work (with pickup/drop off locations in Reno, Sparks, North Valleys, Dayton, Fallon, Carson City, and Fernley!)
  • Comprehensive health insurance and 401(k) benefits within your first 30 days of employment!
  • Competitive starting wages and PTO!
  • On the job training!
  • Tuition reimbursement, bonuses, and more!


Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is a battery manufacturing division of Panasonic Corporation, in partnership with Tesla, located inside the northern Nevada Gigafactory.

The Reno Recruitment Office is centrally and conveniently located inside the Independence Square Shopping Center in Reno, Nevada for candidates to access the recruiting team, and apply for/interview for various manufacturing positions of interest with ease.

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Our northern Nevada operation manufactures and supplies cylindrical lithium-ion cells for the world’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer, Tesla Motors, Inc., in a largescale advanced battery manufacturing facility known as Gigafactory 1 near Reno, Nevada- known for its quality of life and expansive outdoor adventures. Over the past few years, the Gigafactory has grown to be the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world. Together with our partner Tesla, we continue to revolutionize the lithium-ion battery space and accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy and transportation. 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.

We invite you to come change the world with us.

What moves us towards our mission and vision of the future of sustainability and a clean energy society.

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