Materials Planner- Cell Manufacturing


  • Full Time


  • Tesla’s cell materials team is looking for an experienced and driven Material Planner to manage and optimize the supply chain to meet our production requirements, The planner will be responsible for the supply chain scheduling and monitoring of commodities across the production stream for Tesla’s cell material manufacturing. They will deploy inventory strategies, be responsible for product change and associated material planning implications, manage and solve exceptions, and drive supplier execution. This role involves daily management of supply and constraints, status reporting and escalation, supplier engagement and the relentless pursuit of operational excellence and continuous improvement.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain, Finance, Industrial Engineering or similar discipline or equivalent experience and evidence of exceptional ability.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in manufacturing, finance, supply chain management or related field.
  • Strong knowledge of MRP/ERP with a solid understanding of bills of material, product lifecycle management, procure to pay processes and supply chain operations.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to evaluate and analyze data to enable operational decision-making or present clear recommendations to leadership.
  • Passionate and high energy, with the diplomacy and cooperative style necessary to positively influence others
  • Ability to write, speak and present effectively and persuasively.