Cham , Zug , Switzerland | September 12, 2022 | Full time
Industry: Transport and Logistics
Position: Employee
Experience Level: Intermediate
The Role: Production Engineering Supervisor, GigafactoryTesla has an immediate opening for an Engineering Supervisor to join the Production Engineering team at the Gigafactory in Sparks, NV. We are seeking an energetic, skilled, cost-conscious, team-oriented individual to be responsible for the perf...

Job Description:

The Role: Production Engineering Supervisor, Gigafactory

Tesla has an immediate opening for an Engineering Supervisor to join the Production Engineering team at the Gigafactory in Sparks, NV. We are seeking an energetic, skilled, cost-conscious, team-oriented individual to be responsible for the performance of equipment and maintenance technicians on shift. The incumbent will manage a team of technicians to ensure that perform at a high level while meeting the needs of the production floor. The individual will be responsible for all production engineering-related metrics for their shift. He/she will performance manage their team to generate the highest value from every employee while maintaining a high level of technical ability.

Responsibilities:

Interact with the manufacturing team members to determine shift priorities and allocation of labor

Drive improvement activities across the shift to increase team knowledge and capability

Work with equipment engineering to increase equipment uptime and utilization

Align with process engineering team to disposition NCM material and drive to eliminate scrap and areas of low yield

Adhere to strict 5S standards and maintain cleanliness on the floor and within automation cells

Provide support for new equipment installation, startup, and hand over

Improve preventative maintenance activities to decrease overall downtime

Troubleshoot down equipment to root cause and suggest long-term countermeasures for elimination

Observe all safety policies during the execution of required tasks

Complete requested activities as assigned

Work from schematics, diagrams, layouts, defined plans, and written/verbal instructions

Required to work with and around hazardous areas and hazardous chemicals and materials

Requirements:

2 years of college/technical school or equivalent work experience, Gigafactory experience strongly preferred

2-4 years of supervisory experience is preferred

Applicable documented Training and/or Certifications a plus

Must have understanding of general manufacturing processes, automation, and controls

Experience with Fanuc robots and PLC programming

Experience maintaining and troubleshooting industrial electrical panels/systems

Must demonstrate reliability, initiative, and desire to learn

Must be adaptable in work schedule (including compressed work week and night shift) and working environment 

Effective verbal and written communications skills along with strong attention to detail, flexibility, and prioritization

Capable of providing constructive feedback to subordinates

Maintains confidentiality of sensitive and proprietary information

Multitasks and adapts to constant change

Able to use Microsoft Office software

Able to wear all required PPE associated with required tasks

Ability to sit, stand, and/or walk for 10+ hours per day, wear air purifying respirator as needed for specific tasks, Lift at least 10 -20 lbs on a regular basis, perform repetitive hand and wrist motions and sometimes may have to twist and bend body, and climb ladders/stairs

Must be able to work in loud environment, discern audible alarms,  distinguish colors and possess accurate depth perception

Tesla people leaders are responsible for a variety of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) assurance functions, including ensuring their teams’ safety training is current, documenting EHS incidents, proactively correcting workplace hazards in the areas, and empowering others to continuously improve operations. 

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 discount