- Full Time
Supplier Industrialization team is responsible for critical component &
material development and qualification activities at suppliers. This position
involves communicating well with internal and external teams, traveling to
suppliers in different regions, and on-the-spot critical decision making. Tesla
is a fast moving, dynamic environment where flexibility and adaptability are
key attributes needed for success. A successful candidate will be a
self-starter, motivated and quick learner. This role specifically narrows in on
the technical evaluation of chemicals and coatings applied to parts across
automotive and energy products.
in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related evidence of experience and
exceptional ability with production processes and material knowledge of paint
and coating materials related to Pre-treatment, Cathodic Electro-deposition,
Topcoat, Powder coating processes.
of 5 years’ experience in chemical manufacturing, research, or quality
engineering, with demonstrated evidence of excellence.
in Quality Systems a plus: PPAP/APQP processes.
an advanced working knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC), Lean
Manufacturing, and how to apply these skills to improve quality, capacity, and
working knowledge of production processes, lean manufacturing principals and
demonstrable leadership abilities.
experience in the design, development and formulation of coating systems,
ideally within automotive applications
to communicate and direct supplier activities at the management level.
to define and execute a project using project management techniques.
to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Excellent team building
skills in dealing with suppliers, peers and other functional areas.
technical writing ability and an ability to explain complex issues in a concise
and plain manner.
average of 40-50% travel, possibly on short notice.