Associate Manager, Mobile Equipment Training


  • Full Time


The Associate Manager, Mobile Equipment Training will be responsible for leading the 24/7 Mobile Equipment Training Program at Giga Texas. The training program scope will encompass all new hire and recertification training including the design and tactical delivery of curriculum that is expected to ensure safe, efficient, and compliant operation of the Tesla mobile equipment fleet (e.g., Forklifts, Electric Pallet Jacks, Tuggers, Reach Trucks).  

To meet Tesla’s standard of excellence for this role, the ideal candidate must demonstrate a passion for training, expert level knowledge of mobile equipment safe operation, and the ability to design and deliver highly effective training content to all levels of an organization. Candidates must also possess previous experience managing training and operations at a high-volume training center.  

The Associate Manager, Mobile Equipment Training will be expected to demonstrate leadership, integrity and professionalism to support training activities with continuous collaboration with Production Leadership, HR, Recruiting, EHS, Factory Design, and other cross-functional training stakeholders. 


  • 5+ years of experience working as a Mobile Equipment Training Manager and People Manager 
  • 2+ years experience operating and/or instructing PIV safe operation including but not limited to Forklifts, Electric Pallet Jacks, Tugger, Reach Truck etc. 
  • Strong understanding of OSHA 1910.178 (Powered Industrial Truck) requirements 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required 
  • Ability to work effectively within a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to influence and communicate with all levels of management 
  • Evidence of exceptional ability