Head of Gigafactory Facilities



Tesla Motors is looking for a Head of Facilities to join and support our Gigafactory. This role will provide a comprehensive project management function, including supporting the development of cost estimating, project planning, progress measurement and reporting. Supporting functions include budgeting and cost control, resource planning, document control and administration.


  • 10+ years of experience in a Manufacturing environment, in either a Production, Engineering, or Facilities capacity
  • Excellent written and spoken English and
    Spanish. Must have the ability to discuss technical topics with a variety
    of audiences – contractors, engineers, and regulatory agencies
  • Prior people/team management experience
  • Engineering degree is a plus but not required
  • Strong relationship management and communication skills
  • Strong ability to work in a structured and detailed way, ensuring timescales, budgets and detailed requirements are monitored and achieved
  • Ability to communicate effectively with contractors, understand quotations and timescales associated with project development
  • Experience with Project Management within a fast paced work environment is an advantage
  • Experienced with Microsoft packages (e.g., Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint and MS Project)