Material Handler, Gigafactory Nevada


April 23, 2021

Become a Tesla Material Handler and earn $17/hour*.
*Night shifts will earn a shift premium.
The Role
As a Material Handler, you will be trained to drive productivity on the Production Line and in Tesla Warehouses for the building of Tesla’s vehicle components and energy products. If you have a strong work ethic, are reliable and value teamwork in a fast-paced and safety-focused environment we want to hear from you! Tesla will provide forklift training and certification in this driving role. No prior warehouse experience is required.
  • Punctuality and a professional, can-do attitude are a must.
  • Locate and acquire parts from the production line.
  • Deliver parts to the production line and prepare shipments for offsite locations.
  • Stock and organize inventory.
  • Operate safety sensitive and heavy equipment such as forklifts, tuggers, pallet jacks, flatbed carts, and more.
  • Load and unload material onto or from delivery vehicles, trailers, pallets, conveyor system carts, balers, and/or load gratings.
  • Assemble crates and containers, and prepare materials for transport by palletizing, wrapping, loading, and moving.
  • Follow safety guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to read and understand manufacturing instructions.
  • Evaluates the assembly processes and equipment to look for continuous improvement opportunities.

Work Environment / Essential Physical Demands
  • Ability to perform physically demanding work for extended periods of time, up to 12 hours a day including but not limited to:
  • Frequently and repetitively, lift, push and carry up to 35 lbs.
  • Frequently and repetitively, bend, lift and reach.
  • Stoop, lay, bend, reach, squat, kneel, crouch, twist and crawl for extended periods of time.
  • Climb on and off a forklift using a 3-point grasp and an 11” step.
  • Ability to find issues in a work process and receive safety signals using sight, touch, or hearing.
  • Open to schedule flexibility that will allow for a variety of shifts including weekends.
  • Potential exposure to confined spaces and hazardous materials.
  • Wearing Personal Protective Equipment, including but not limited to: safety glasses, safety shoes, bump caps, and adhering to prescribed safety rules and guidelines.

  • Must have command of the English language, both written and verbal.
  • Computer skills are strongly preferred (use of Word, Excel & Outlook program)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • All potential employees will be required to successfully pass a comprehensive background check.
  • Employee Benefits
  • As a full-time Tesla employee you will receive full benefits from day 1 for you and your dependents.
  • United Healthcare PPO and HSA plans (including infertility coverage)
  • 3 medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution
  • Vision & dental plans (including orthodontic coverage)
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability
  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and employee discounts

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $17.00 - $19.55 per hour
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:
  • One location

This Job Is:
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Work Remotely:
  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place