Panasonic Quality Control Operator in Buffalo, New York

Panasonic Corporation is working to manufacture photovoltaic (PV) modules and cells for solar panels at Tesla’s factory in Buffalo, New York.

Panasonic's role is to manufacture and supply our SHJ (Silicon Heterojunction) PV cells and modules that feature industry-leading module conversion efficiency and outstanding temperature coefficient characteristics, which result in more power than similarly rated solar panels.

This collaboration makes optimum use of both companies’ strengths to enhance the competitiveness of their products, generating a synergy effect between Panasonic’s technological and manufacturing expertise in the photovoltaic business and Tesla’s strong sales channels, rich creativity and market-leading, cutting-edge innovation.

As a valued partner and strong customer of Panasonic, Tesla is making a long-term purchase commitment for products manufactured at the Riverbend factory.

This is an opportunity that’s made to order for a career-minded individual who wants to make a difference and contribute to a more sustainable future based on renewable energy. Join this creative technology collaboration and grow with it as operations continue to expand.

The most successful employees at PESSNY are results driven and able to continuously adapt to an ever-changing startup environment. They report to work on time and never settle for anything less than the best. They work well in a team environment but also have the drive to succeed when they are on their own. A strong focus on fairness and honesty with a humble attitude are what defines our top performers. Is that you?

Currently, PESSNY has an immediate opening available for a Quality Control Operator .

What You’ll Get to Do:

Key tasks with respect to Quality Assurance Department

  • Inspect incoming raw materials/parts for Cell and Module Production

  • Acceptance check for harmful substances

  • Shipment sampling inspection of PV module

  • Assist the Engineer/Sr. Engineer to perform scheduled work

  • Generate reports and documents for superior


  • Any other related task assigned to you from time to time by your superior


  • Reports to Senior Engineer of Quality Assurance Group

What You’ll Bring:

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing setting preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word & Excel preferred


  • Flexibility and Multi-tasking capabilities

  • Ability to use standard measurement and hand tools preferred

  • Ability to interpret written work instructions and drawings

  • Anticipate department needs and react to them before they are raised

  • Strong change leadership skills, customer focus

  • Ability to collaborate and work on teams

  • Ability to work with domestic and international teams


  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to respond to inquiries from regulatory agencies, business community and employee

Other Requirements

  • The employee must be able to lift and move up to 25 pounds

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

  • This position requires employees to work an irregular schedule, including some weekend hours

In addition to an environment that’s as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries and benefits.

What We Offer:

  • Family like environment with an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Collaborative culture that thrives on innovation and new ideas

  • Rewards and recognition for great achievements

  • Growth opportunities for career development

  • Flexible work arrangements to help balance life and work

  • Competitive benefits and compensation package

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.