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Tesla has an immediate opening for an Associate Engineering Manager to join the Production Engineering team at Gigafactory 1 in Sparks, NV. We are seeking a highly motivated, tenacious and team-oriented leader to be responsible for the performance of an equipment & process engineering team that owns critical metrics related to manufacturing of Tesla Energy Products. The team drives improvements in overall equipment efficiency, product yield, cost and cycle time through documented actions with clearly defined schedules and expected results. The Associate Engineering Manager will not only lead by example but also performance manage the team where needed to generate the highest value from every employee while maintaining a high level of technical ability. Responsibilities:
Manage, mentor and lead a team of equipment and process engineers in the Energy Products area of Tesla Gigafactory 1
Build & improve management systems to ensure all equipment operates safely, with high availability & product quality and low cycle time
Own, report on and drive improvement of area KPI’s including equipment availability, product yield, cycle time and cost
Coach engineers and technicians to develop and implement equipment upgrades and process changes to increase capacity, lower cost and improve yield
Lead and assist engineers and technicians in resolving unplanned down events and driving permanent RCCAs, using the 3D/8D process where applicable
Make daily resource allocation decisions, balancing competing priorities, to serve the needs of the engineering, maintenance and production communities
Serve as backup engineer for all members of the team both in order to ensure zero gaps in coverage as well as adequately address issues of escalating complexity.
Collaborate with MFG engineering and controls teams to install and debug new processes and equipment

BS or MS degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience
Exemplary track record of high impact contributions both as an individual engineer and in a management capacity
Demonstrated ability to meet commitments and deliver results in a fast-paced technical manufacturing environment
Ability to manage and execute multiple large-scale projects simultaneously, dynamically adjusting priorities to meet changing business needs
Outstanding communication skills – both written and verbal
Experience with application and teaching of structured problem-solving methodology, such as DOE
Experience with automation and controls engineering is preferred
Understanding of equipment component behavior is a plus


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