Operations Supervisor, Workplace

Tesla Motors   •  

Fremont, CA

Industry: Automotive.


5 - 7 years

Posted 210 days ago

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The Role:

The Workplace Operations team is responsible for maintaining non-manufacturing facilities and providing soft services to engineering, sales, service, energy, and general and administrative teams. The Operations Supervisor will be the leader of daily workplace site operations and provide strategic input on creating and maintaining an amazing workplace experience for the employees of Tesla. The Global Workplace team at Tesla aligns around three pillars – Design, Build and Operate. Together we focus on optimizing the space we have, finding the best solutions to Tesla’s expansion needs, and devising and driving our long-term strategy. All of this under the guiding principle of sustainability.


  • Directly manage the site-specific workplace operations team, day to day programs and operations, and ensure the facility is maintained to standards  
  • Strategically manage site space planning—move and new hire coordination, seating plans, department headcount verification, hotel desk management, lab space, and all new non-manufacturing space requests
  • Manage office and lab space moves, adds, and changes by collaborating closely with department managers, department move POC, IT Operations, Security, and external move vendors, to perform office employees moves interoffice and between sites
  • Project manage various facilities and workplace projects and events—define scope, develop logistics plans, identify budgets, create and maintain proper tracking procedures, coordinate vendors and internal stakeholders, communication plans, and follow through completion
  • Develop and maintain metrics to track projects, budgets, schedules, and key performance indicators
  • Manage and forecast the site specific department operating and capital expenditure budgets
  • In conjunction with the other Workplace team members, assist with process creation, implementation, and maintenance for programs and services workplace offers


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 5years of Workplace, Facilities, Construction, and/or Interior Design/Space Planning experience
  • Minimum 3years of people management experience
  • Ability to read building floor plans and construction documents
  • Previous lab management experiencepreferred
  • A customer-centric attitude and enthusiasm to support workplace clients/other departments
  • Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Robust problem solving, resourceful, and creative skills with the ability to adapt to fast pace environments under constant changing priorities
  • Familiarity with Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Bluebeam Revu, AutoCad, and CAFM and IMWS Software
  • Evidence of exceptional ability