Production Supervisor, Powertrain, Module

Tesla - Fremont, CA3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $75,000 - $97,000 a year
: Production Supervisor, Module

The Production Supervisor is a member of the Manufacturing Production Team.

He/she will lead the development, implementation and application of Tesla’s Production System for the production of the Tesla Model S. The ideal candidate has a proven record of success in the implementation and application of production systems in a manufacturing environment. He/she must have a broad background with the ability to work with engineering, production associates, quality, and suppliers across a wide variety of issues/ corrective actions identified in production and field performance. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are an absolute requirement to establish effective working relationships within Tesla and outside.

The successful candidate for this position takes pride in his/her hands-on and analytical abilities, organization skills and attention to detail. He/she appreciates an environment where superior work is encouraged, noticed and rewarded.

Develop & maintain Standardized Work Instructions used in production by the production associates.
Support the development of Process Failure Modes Effects Analysis (PFMEA) to identify critical risks in the production processes with the Manufacturing Process Engineers.
Develop training programs and hire plans for production associates.
Support of control plans to assure critical features are controlled through the production process.
Manage production associates and develop the team structures used in the Tesla Factory.
Support issue resolution including root cause investigation & corrective action tracking.
Ensure quality standards are being met throughout the entire production process and support no defects from leaving a station or team area.

Preferred - BS or higher degree
5+ years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment
Experience or knowledge of world class production systems
Thorough knowledge of and experience with a variety of manufacturing processes
Experience managing teams of people in a production environment
Experience in new product development and launch activities
Experience with broad variety of measurement and inspection techniques.
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