Global Supply Manager, Fasteners



We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated Global Supply Manager to support our development teams and contract manufacturing partners in the sourcing of Direct Supply Chain components and parts.  These could include specific parts related to one of our four automobiles (Model S, Model X Model 3¸ and/or Model Y), Tesla Energy, Batteries and/or any other components intrinsic to the successful running of the organization. This role will report to our Supply Chain Group Manager and in parallel be an active sourcing resource supporting our various Engineering groups within Tesla.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Operations Management, Engineering or Chemistry and/or equivalent experience or evidence of exceptional ability.  Master’s degree in related areas is preferred.
  • 3+ of experience in Global Supply Management/Program Management role.
  • Experience and understanding of an overall sourcing process including RFI, RFQ, PO, and cost saving, etc.
  • Dedication to Tesla’s mission of accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a fast-paced working environment.
  • Problem solving skills to solve complex issues.
  • Experience with mechanical and/or electrical engineering concepts related to the commodity and ability to generate bottom-up should costs based on the understanding of manufacturing process.
  • Technical & commercial understanding of tooling and manufacturing processes on metal forming.
  • Proficient knowledge of technical requirements and design of the product and be able to influence cross functional partners with detailed analysis that supports optimized pricing and product sourcing decisions.
  • Excellent negotiator.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.