Production Supervisor, Seats- Model 3/Y


April 1, 2021

Fremont, CA, US

The Role
Production Supervisor 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. Production Supervisor 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.
  • 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 and experience in hiring and developing new team members in a production environment.
  • Ability to work with and develop production performance metrics (efficiency, quality, safety, throughput, costs)
  • Able to work well under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines
  • Remain engaged, proactive and positive in tough circumstances, owning assignments and taking full accountability for their success
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are an absolute requirement to establish effective working relationships within Tesla and outside.