Facilities Operations Supervisor, Gigafactory

Tesla Motors   •  

Sparks, NV

Industry: Automotive.


5 - 7 years

Posted 217 days ago

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  • Leverage Tesla employees to support onsite functions while coordinating with other Tesla teams to ensure the continuous operations of Tesla’s Gigafactory as it concurrently grows.
  • Responsible for leading skilled technical staff with an expert knowledge of Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Waste Water Systems in continuous Facilities Operations. 
  • Duties include formulating policies and procedures, planning the use of materials and human resources, supervising Facilities Operations, and verifying task completion (SOP, PTP, etc.).
  • Acts as advisor to subordinates to meet schedules, resolve technical problems, and acts as incident commander during facility excursions; manage on-shift escalations.
  • Provide training, mentoring, performance improvement and career development to personnel on shift.
  • Reviews activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement
  • Work withcontractors, suppliers, landlords and government agencies as required to support the facility in a sustaining role.
  • Work on a variety of projects associated with the development of new processes and process improvements within the factory.
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives; review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.


  • BS degree in technical field or equivalent in work experience.
  • 6+ years of related tradeexperience; semiconductor or battery manufacturing facilities support is a plus.
  • 3+ years of leadership experience;  leading technical individual contributors is a plus.
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) per site protocol.
  • Ability to sit, stand and/or walk for 10+ hours per day.
  • Sits at computer terminal, uses computer for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift at least 10-20 lbs.
  • Capable of obtaining OSHA30 within 3months of hire.
  • Work in heavy equipment rooms, chemical storage, and distributionlocations, and industrial waste plants.
  • Able to discern audible alarms.
  • Potential to work with materials which contain hazardous chemicals.
  • Support and/or work shift duties in a 24x7 manufacturing environment.
  • High tolerance for change.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.