Sr. Technical Program Manager – Test Engineering – GFNY

Tesla

  • Full Time

Responsibilities

Gigafactory New York is seeking a highly motivated Technical Program Manager to support the management of test engineering operations. In this role, you will function as the key liaison with Business Stakeholders and their respective Program Managers, as well as Technical Engineering teams during the development and execution of key strategic programs and initiatives. You will manage projects that aid in the designing, developing, optimizing and maintenance of test equipment across Supercharging, Remanufacturing, and Residential Energy lines in Buffalo, NY. 

The Program Manager will work intimately with the core Program/Project team to manage high visibility and high value programs and initiatives and can apply program/project management skills to assure the timely and efficient execution of a portfolio of projects. Technical engineering knowledge and test engineering experience is crucial to be able to effectively define and manage project and operational KPIs, assess technical and commercial risk, and critically challenge engineering decisions made in a cross-functional setting.

Requirements

·       BS/MS Engineering degree, or the equivalent in experience

·       At least 5 years of experience in time critical and fast-paced manufacturing environment

·       Familiar with National Instruments TestStand/LabVIEW, VeriStand, Python and Golang.

·       Familiar with database querying tools: Mysql, MS SQL, etc

·       Familiar with software version control using: SVN, Git or Github 

·       Proficient in several Agile principles – Scrum, Kanban etc.

·       Self-organized, outstanding written and verbal communication skills

·       Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills

·       Demonstrated, applied experience delivering complex programs and projects 

·       Experience working with complex electromechanical assembly lines

·       Ability to develop and implement effective project management tools

·       Experience leading team of engineering technicians and/or engineers

·       Could travel up to 10% of the time