Learning and Development Manager, Giga Berlin (m/w/d)


Tesla is accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy.
Revolutionary strategies and products were developed within a few years and
successfully launched on a large scale. This is only possible through
extraordinary speed, innovation and efficiency. Gigafactory Berlin forms the
perfect basis for rolling out Tesla’s incredible success story in Europe. The
most important pillar for this are our employees. Their passion, motivation and
engagement ensure that we achieve our goals. We are looking for you to continue
and expand this success story together. 

The Role

An exciting strategic role as L&D Manager for Giga Berlin, overseeing
identification, design and delivery of learning and development curriculum and
interventions to meet the needs of our new production teams in close
partnership with functional management, driving efficiencies in process around
their technical, management, cultural and behavioural and leadership training.   Enabling the production workforce to be
technically able to deliver their roles as quickly as possible with the correct
mindset, people & leadership skills

The key focus of this role is building excellent capabilities across our
management, supervisors and production teams; relationships with internal
factory functional leads, understanding and supporting current needs and future
capability requirements. The emphasis of the role is to build the production
capability of employees so that they are fully operational as quickly as

You will be working with our internal stakeholders to identify appropriate
learning and development programmes. You will lead on managing the end-to-end
implementation, effective timely design to delivery of the interventions whilst
making sure we are as cost effective as possible.

The role holder will be key in accelerating the “door to floor”
approach in achieving competency to carry out assigned trainee’s duties.
Training will include development and delivery of new starter training,
refresher training, management & leadership development through the
delivery of classroom-based training. You will be responsible for the quality
and compliance training and the development of people in all departments to
ensure everyone is trained and competent in all required skills and

You will be a highly organized people leader, who can confidently manage
and oversee projects within set deadlines, as well as on-going cooperation with
all stakeholders.


Develop Factory
Learning strategy plans by partnering with functional factory leadership teams
to identify capability levels and gaps that affect our performance.

assess the capability and capacity of local management / supervisors in close
collaboration with factory leadership and EMEA Talent Development team to
support interventions and development support including talent mapping,
succession planning and ongoing support on performance management

Ensure accurate
recording of training and competency in role tracking

interventions to ensure that emerging leaders have appropriate experience and
capability as individuals and as a team, to fulfil the organisation’s strategic

Draw insights
about the external learning and training marketplace and consider relevance of
blended learning options such as coaching, mentoring, on-the-job training,
classroom training, e-learning etc. Ensure regulatory alignment as required for
all learning interventions / approaches in close collaboration with HR/Legal.

partnership with HRBPs to support and develop factory talent pool by coaching
them on their career and development plans

Continually seek
improvement in the organisation’s learning and talent development offering to
maximise impact / productivity and meet evolving requirements of the

Lead design and
delivery of a blended learning and development approach for the team which
meets the business requirements.

Ongoing design
and optimisation of L&D interventions and curriculum programmes 

Ensure effective
management of team expenses, training budget, ensuring return on investment

commitment to L&D frameworks and practices which enable the establishment
of a learning culture

internal learning events and workshops, coordinating logistics of
programmes/sessions and delivering content as appropriate.

Strategic focus
on evaluating learning impacts; Pilot and evaluate learning and talent
development initiatives for effectiveness, business relevance and efficiency,
and continually seek ways to improve learning activity.


knowledge of effective best practice learning and development

previous knowledge and experience of manufacturing in a regulatory environment

experience developing training content focused on the training requirements for
either classroom or on-the-job training 

A professional
manufacturing or engineering qualification 

qualification with experience of Talent & Leadership development – ideal
but not essential

experience of using and implementing e-learning platforms and learning
management systems

project management skills. 

A coaching
qualification is desirable.

Experience of
senior stakeholder management

Business acumen
– deep insight and a thorough understanding of the business environment/industry
in manufacturing 

Strong people
manager and leader with demonstrable ability to coach and develop team

written and spoken English and German.