Process Engineer

Tesla

  • Full Time

Location: Southwest

The Role:

At Tesla, we move at warp speed and Warehousing and Logistics is at the forefront of the evolution of Tesla’s supply chain as we embark on transformational change in the coming months. We have an ambitious vision and a complex portfolio of programs that enable Tesla’s future.

The Process Engineer leads design of processes and systems to unlock efficient material flows and development of tools and strategies to enable cost efficiencies, high throughput capabilities, and flawless accuracy throughout our network. You’ll leverage your understanding of industrial engineering, project management, facility design, order fulfilment systems, material flow automation, WMS, analytics and warehousing. You’ll work cross functionally with a network of teams including design engineering, distribution, planning, logistics, inventory control, packaging, and more.  You’ll lead efforts and drive strategic projects directly related to improving KPIs. We are looking for a leader who can lead teams through aggressive implementations, is a critical thinker, process-oriented, results driven, and data-centric.

Responsibilities

  • Drive efforts to improve material flow design standards and principles for Tesla’s Energy Warehouse Ops team.
  • Collaborate with Warehouse Ops teams to identify local improvement opportunities, lead concept development, prototype testing, engineering design implementation.
  • Define future business requirements, define hardware (MHE) and software (WMS) requirements, Metrics (KPIs), and conduct financial analyses (ROI).
  • Resolve warehouse management system issues accurately and timely to reduce down time in warehouses, identify root causes/ solutions and work with software developers to make the solutions a reality.
  • Develop and drive departmental and organizational goals through data analysis with the ability to speak to multiple levels of the business.
  • Take a high level of ownership of site training and team development based around system and process improvements with the goal of preventing inaccuracies and improving efficiencies.

Requirements

  • Masters or Bachelor’s Degree in with relevant experience in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Supply Chain Management or equivalent.
  • Preferred: 4+ years work experience in retail or service parts distribution, manufacturing warehousing, supply chain operations, logistics, warehousing, or manufacturing.
  • Advanced knowledge of warehouse and distribution processes, and material flow methodologies including optimization of layouts, processes and warehouse management systems.
  • Advanced skills in the Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Project
  • Advanced skills using Warehouse management systems, SQL, PowerBI, Tableau, AutoCAD