Associate Manager, Collision Tactical Response Team


  • Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Collision People Leader to work on one of the most progressive vehicles in the world on the Collision Tactical Response Team. The Associate Manager, Collision Tactical Response Team you will lead the team to quickly deploy to support factory initiatives to minimize impact on the field, support high backlog locations, and new location openings. This position is home based through a local Tesla collision centers, however, it requires regular travel in support of other collision centers and factory operations.

This position can be based out of any of our Tesla Body Repair Centers and requires 50% travel at 3 consecutive week minimum. 

Central Region: Tempe, AZ; Denver, CO; Dallas/Houston/Austin, TX; Las Vegas, NV

Western Region: Pomona, CA; San Juan Capistrano, CA; Bellevue, WA or San Jose, CA

Eastern Region: Rockville or Owings Mills, MD; Elk Grove Village (Chicago area), IL; Marietta, GA; Orlando, FL or Long Island City.  


·         Manage the Collision Tactical Response Team

·         Lead, plan, and implement mission-based deployments for the team

·         Partner with Regional Managers and Factory Managers to determine support needs

·         Standardizing processes/procedures, improve resource management, and developing operational Key Performance Indicators and reporting

·         Ability and willingness to perform as a team member on multiple projects simultaneously and work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment with high expectations for quality

·         Generate weekly reports of activities and findings

·         Comply with safety rules, guidelines, and standards


·         Vocational Certificate in Collision Repair preferred.

·         10+ years of collision technician or painter experience; Tesla experience preferred

·         1-3 years of direct people management experience preferred

·         50% of the year travel minimum

·         Proven capability of leading a team through collision repair technical troubleshooting situations

·         Capable of seamlessly integrating with multiple different teams on wide variety of different technical repairs and processes

·         Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including the public

·         High proficiency in written and spoken English

·         Strong computer skills – Microsoft office and cloud applications

·         Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

·         Ability to work independently in limited supervision environments

·         Ability to travel nationally and internationally to support business needs

·         Valid driver license and insurable

Employee Benefits:

  • Full benefits from day 1 for you and your eligible dependents
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans (including infertility and transgender coverage)
  • 2 medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution
  • Vision & dental plans (including orthodontic coverage)
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company Paid HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Medical Plan with HSA
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability
  • 401(k) match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program, Sick and Vacation time (Flex Time for salary positions), and Paid   Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and employee discounts
  • Voluntary plans such as critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, and pet insurance
  • Voluntary Identity Theft and Legal Services plans
  • Adoption and surrogacy benefits