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 hiring plans for production associates.
Support of control plans to assure critical features are controlled through the production process.
Manage Supervisors, Leads and 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.
BS or higher degree (preferred).
10+ years experience working in a fast paced, high volume manufacturing environment.
Experience and thorough knowledge of production systems and processes.
Experience managing teams of people in a production environment.
Experience in new product development and launch activities.
Ability to work with and develop production performance metrics (efficiency, quality, safety, throughput, costs).
Strong analytic problem solving skills.
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.
Experience in hiring and developing new team members in a production environment.
Work efficiently and productively in independent and team settings.
Communicate clearly using excellent written and verbal skills.
Strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail.
Fluent with common MS office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).