Production Associate, Assembly (Fremont Factory)

Tesla - Fremont, CA (30+ days ago)3.6

The Production Associate has a hands-on role in the construction and assembly of Tesla’s world-class products. This position is responsible for performing standardized manufacturing processes, while continuously looking for ways to improve production quality and output. As a member of the Manufacturing Production Team, the Production Associate’s superior work and work ethic are crucial to the team’s success, and help ensure Tesla delivers on its mission of a sustainable energy future.


Perform physical assembly operations, adhering to the standard processes and procedures of Tesla’s Production System
Construct assemblies or physical systems at the required output and quality, using physical operations which can include repetitive pushing, pulling, gripping, twisting, reaching, etc.
Detect abnormalities in the manufacturing process, and use root-cause analysis to identify and resolve issues
Escalate functional and process failures to the appropriate support groups and leaders
Share ideas on process design and tooling improvements to increase quality, reduce cost, and support the production work environment
Ensure safety is always a priority by maintaining a safe work environment and following safety rules
Demonstrate a genuine regard and respect for the well-being of teammates and co-workers

Capability and interest in performing physical work which may require standing for extended periods of time and lifting objects of up to 30-50 pounds
Ability to use a variety of powered tools and equipment which can be complex and may produce vibration
Demonstrated success in quickly learning and adjusting to process changes and solving issues at work with urgency and diplomacy while maintaining a positive, can-do attitude
Proven track record of working effectively in a dynamic team environment, including being punctual, professional, and reliable
Excellent command of the English language (both verbal and written) and the ability to read and understand manufacturing work instructions
Flexible availability to work any shift (Day, Swing, Graveyard, Weekends, Mandatory Overtime, etc.)
High School Diploma or GED, or evidence of exceptional ability in skillsets which are transferrable to manufacturing production
Preferred: Proven record of success in hands-on assembly, and the application of production systems, in any type of manufacturing environment
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