Chemical Regulatory Engineer



  • Tesla is seeking a dynamic Chemical Regulatory Engineer to join the Environmental, Health and Safety Team (EHS). The role will support Tesla’s facilities in the US, Canada and Europe. The position is based in the San Jose, CA or Austin, Tx areas. The position programs of focus include chemical and product regulatory compliance with TSCA and will be able to have knowledge of the SNUR/SNAc in Canada, and REACH in Europe. Reporting to the Senior Director for North America Manufacturing and SSD, this role will be responsible for partnering with EHS program leads and cross-functional team members to understand compliance obligations with regulated chemical programs. Working closely with our R&D and Manufacturing facility leaders, this person will become responsible for ensuring chemicals used and products manufactured at Tesla meet the stringent regulatory obligations required by TSCA, and similar programs throughout the world. Be part of the Tesla EHS Team that builds capacity, provides solutions, and drives continuous improvement throughout the Global Tesla Organization.


  •  Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or Environmental-related discipline;
     Minimum 8 year’s experience with TSCA compliance obligations;
     Ability to lead Global Regulatory Compliance program requirements;
     Demonstrated ability to lead Pre-Manufacturer Notifications projects;
     Demonstrated ability to work efficiently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines, and manage multi-faceted projects in a fast-paced environment, where demands and priorities change rapidly;
     Ability to communicate effectively with production employees, research scientists, engineers, legal counsel, technical specialists, and management, cross functionally, in a multi-disciplinary, global environment;
     General foundational knowledge of EHS laws (CAA, CWA, RCRA, CEQA, DOT, CFC, Cal-OSHA, etc.), regulations, and standards;
     General understanding of sustainability and environmental topics and fundamentals including sustainable design, planning, policy, waste, greenhouse gases/energy, responsible material sourcing, water, land use change, biodiversity, and EHS certification systems;
     Ability to travel 30%, including international as needed.
     Organized and focused;
     Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
     Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills;
     Evidence of exceptional ability.