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Panasonic Overview

Newark, NJ
10000+ employees
1918
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Business Services
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Panasonic is one of the largest product manufacturers in the world, comprised of 473 companies and employing over 260,000 people. We also own one of the world’s largest patent portfolios. And while some may still think of us merely as a consumer electronics company, we ... Read more

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Panasonic – Why Work For Us?


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“We develop our people first, before making products.”
– Konosuke Matsushita, Panasonic Founder

Here at Panasonic we are one united family! From our summer picnics, to our ugly sweater parties, or Friday dress down jean days, we encourage and foster an environment where we can build and grow as a team.

Panasonic employees embrace our legacy of excellence while striving to shape a brighter future through technology. 

Be a part of world-changing work like saving the planet, shifting the auto and airline industries, creating a clean energy society, redefining the fan experience at sports events, and much more. Work with cutting-edge technology and forward-thinking colleagues in a family-friendly environment.




Our culture inspires teamwork, collaboration, and recognition with a common goal of improving the quality of life for everyone and making the world a better place.

We work hard and play hard to achieve personal and professional success, all while living true to our creed: Live Better. Work Smarter. Go Forward. Do More.

Our legendary founder, Konosuke Matsushita, advanced his revolutionary management philosophy by setting forth The Seven Principles which still guide our culture and our business today.

These principles lead our employees to collaborate and challenge each other to grow themselves as well as our business. We are built on a culture of mutual respect and are committed to invest in our family.

 The Seven Principles

  1. Make a contribution to society
  2. Be fair & honest in all business dealings
  3. Work with team spirit & cooperation
  4. Give an untiring effort for improvement
  5. Conduct ourselves with courtesy and humility
  6. Remain adaptable to meet ever-changing conditions
  7. Act out of a sense of gratitude


Engineering a better world requires the finest people. That’s why cultural diversity is our most valuable asset. Panasonic depends on the diverse ideas and collective talents of our employees to excel in the marketplace. Understand that diversity naturally breeds creativity and innovation, we maintain a workforce that is as diverse as our customers, partners, and the communities we serve.


Our contribution to society belief extends beyond our products and services. Panasonic corporate outreach programs help brighten the future of communities in which we do business.

 

Kid Witness News

Kid Witness News encourages students to develop communications and organizational skills through video production. Equipped with the latest Panasonic digital equipment, aspiring filmmakers and journalists can share the world through their eyes, tackling issues like peer pressure, drug prevention, and environmental subjects.

The Panasonic Foundation

The Panasonic Foundation partners with public school districts and communities to break the links between race, poverty, and educational outcomes by advancing academic and social success for all students.

Creative Design Challenge

In partnership with New Jersey Institute of Technology, the Creative Design Challenge is a premier science and technology competition that puts the engineering and technical skills of New Jersey high school students to the test. Winning teams are awarded college scholarships and other special prizes.

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For nearly a century, Panasonic has set the standards for excellence in consumer electronics, improvingthe quality of life for people and businesses around the world for generations. As our 100-year anniversary approaches, we’ve also become a leading provider of technology solutions in many B2B markets.

In addition to our rich history in consumer electronics, our B2B technologies lead the way in industries across the world. Such as battery cells for Tesla electric cars that reduce carbon emissions. Avionics systems that give passengers better inflight entertainment. Solar energy solutions that lighten grid loads. Automotive infotainment systems used by the world’s largest auto makers. Technology used for developing sustainable smart cities. And much more.

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    Pros

    Every steps of the ways of our conducts are based on the Seven Principles that are introduced by our company's founder, Mr. Konosuke Matsushita. To me, these principles are not only applicable for Panasonic, but it is very soundly applicable to our daily activities outside the company. I am working at Panasonic Corporation of North America and I would say that most of employees that I crossed encounter reflect their actions according to the principles. The Corporate's credit culture and underwriting are discipline and evolve to balance our risk and reward. Strong supports from Upper Managements. The company offers a good benefit.

    Cons

    Panasonic has operated with many units or divisions, despite continued efforts to consolidate some of divisions to stream line the business. It may not be an issue for someone but for some may be, so, be prepared to remember all of the divisions' name and what they do and quickly adapt to new changes.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on innovation and cool ideas.

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Panasonic Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Panasonic (Newark, NJ) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Took about a month. Was contacted by recruiter and then interviewed with three senior managers. After the interview the recruiter took a few weeks to contact and update on the status.

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Panasonic Awards & Accolades

  • The World's Most Valuable Brands, Forbes, 2016
  • Fortune's Change The World List Top 50 Companies, Fortune, 2016
  • Top 200 of the Global 2000, Forbes, 2009
  • America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2009
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