Supervisor Logistics (Lathrop,CA) (Night Shift)



Tesla Motors is looking for an experienced
program and people supervisor to lead our logistics activities associated with
large scale, fast paced manufacturing and sales activities. The logistics supervisor
will program manage logistics requirements to support finished vehicle distribution.
In addition to logistics execution, there are facilities and carrier management
responsibilities. Candidate must have proven track record of successfully
working cross-functionally with multiple departments related to manufacturing
and retail.


  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in operations and / or
    supply chain related functions.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or
    logistics or relevant experience and/or evidence of exceptional ability
  • Creative approach by thinking outside the box and
    fighting through challenges and adversity
  • Hands-on team leadership skill in motivating and
    developing individuals and teams.
  • Leadership with complex, cross functional, global
    projects including setting scope, reaching consensus, leading execution
    and driving results.
  • Mentoring skills and the ability to accept and delegate
  • Strong organizational skill with the ability to manage
    both strategic and tactical responsibilities.
  • Evidence of customer-focused, both internal and
    external, and result-oriented management style.
  • A passionate and high energy leader, who possesses
    diplomacy and cooperative style necessary to positively influence others.
  • Extensive
    knowledge of operations management including previous experience working
    with complex procurement, production and logistics and a thorough
    understanding of best practices.
  • Handle
    technical details relating to international transportation, such as
    customs regulations and any necessary documentation.
  • Experience
    with MS Office Applications, including knowledge of Excel, Access, and
  • Ability to write, speak and present effectively and
    persuasively at all levels.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills in
    developing, implementing, and assessing key metrics and process indicators
    for effective team and materials program management.
  • Capable of effectively building, leading, developing
    and motivating a team.
  • Strong critical thinking and resolution in ambiguous
  • Self-driven initiative to gain and share a broader
    knowledge of supply chain and operations.