Supervisor, Maintenance - General Assembly, Model 3


April 11, 2021

The Role
This person must be able to build upon previous successes and take our Maintenance teams to the next level. He/she must be capable of collaborating with cross-functional teams and department leaders to address concerns and issues that affect part quality, production efficiency, work cell ergonomics, equipment maintenance, etc. The successful candidate will also have exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and management skills, demonstrating the ability to be an innovator and change agent.


  • Supervise hourly maintenance technicians. This is a hands-on working supervisor role.
  • Day to day line support; in-house repair work; PTO scheduling; OT & weekend work scheduling
  • Defining daily tasks and setting directions for the team
  • Interaction with Production and Engineering Groups
  • Develop SOP and methods
  • Develop & maintain proper documentation: procedures; periodic maintenance tasks; equipment changes (electrical, spare parts upgrades, mechanical), etc.
  • Assist with budget development and reporting.
  • Maintain spare parts inventory. Identify and order needed parts, maintain tracking system.
  • Training and directing the training of junior maintenance associates

  • 5+ years of experience in supervision and leadership
  • 5+ years of extensive experience with trouble-shooting and correcting industrial equipment maintenance - breakdowns and failures
  • Robotic and controls programming skills
  • Project management experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Proficient in using a CMMS database
  • Open minded, highly flexible, positive attitude
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Service in the United States Military Strongly Preferred.
  • For internal applicants, must be at least LS3 “Lead” or above to be considered.
Employee Benefits
  • As a full time Tesla employee, you will receive full benefits from day 1 for you and your dependents.
  • Kaiser and UnitedHealthcare 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