Supplier Industrialization Engineer – SCCM & OHC



Tesla’s Supplier Industrialization and Supplier Quality team are responsible for critical component development, quality management, continuous improvement, and qualification activities at suppliers. The job requires effective communication at all levels both with internal and external teams, conducting failure analysis, leading statistical process control activities for critical components, limited travel to in-region suppliers, and on-the-spot critical decision making. The goal: developing suppliers by teaching best practices for manufacturing, quality, and engineering, delivering on time quantities of high-quality component parts into Tesla’s production processes to enable extremely rapid development cycles and product launches, driving lean manufacturing principals to reduce waste and improve quality.


·       Minimum 3 years’ experience in Design Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, or program management

·       Proven experience in developing suppliers or launching products  

·       Knowledge of quality and business systems

·       Understanding and interpretation of engineering drawings

·       Understanding manufacturing, material flow, process change, and quality processes

·       Ability to work in an international culturally diverse, fast paced, and dynamic environment

·       Strong problem-solving and data analytics skills

·       Ability to develop and execute objectives for self and others and the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals

·       Strong sense for customer service and high attention to detail

·       Direct experience collaborating with engineering and/or manufacturing operations

·       Direct experience participating and leading Lean Manufacturing events, and continuous improvement activities

·       Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working together

·       Ability to work on own initiative and knows when to seek guidance

·       Bachelor’s degree in engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics, or economics

·       Ability to travel up to 30%, possibly on short notice.