Sr. Manager, Production Controls Operations



  • As a Senior Manager of Production Control, you will have the responsibility to design and oversee material handing functions in the Fremont factory. You will lead a team of Managers and Associate Managers and take a KPI driven approach toward meeting daily operational objectives. In this role, you will work cross-functionally with inventory control, PC process engineering, Equipment Engineering, Maintenance, and various other supply and logistics organizations to solve problems, drive continuous improvement, and to achieve Fremont production targets. This role will report to Director of Production control.


  • 12-15 years as a material handling/logistics, supply chain manager in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to foster and develop a strong team of material handling personnel & leaders
  • Ability to maintain a safe work environment by establishing and enforcing operational standards and procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of the Tesla Manufacturing process and all related activities
  • Technical competence to oversee engineering & maintenance teams
  • Ability to trouble-shoot and improve/drive resolution of operational issues
  • Understands lean manufacturing principles
  • Ability to meet operational and financial targets (labor efficiency, trailer management, scrap reduction, overflow management, transaction accuracy, downtime, etc.)
  • Supports objectives and targets of other PC groups (Warehouse mgmt., yard mgmt., Inv. Control, material flow engineering, etc.)
  • Flexible mindset to change, create or adapt to new processes
  • Integrity, enthusiasm, and team spirit