Site Supply Chain Manager, Gulf Coast Lithium Refinery

April 02, 2023
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What to Expect

Tesla's Cell Materials Engineering group is looking for a highly motivated individual to be the Site Supply Chain Manager for a novel battery chemical plant near Corpus Christi, TX. You, as the Site Supply Chain Manager, will have the responsibility to design and lead the processes and team requisite to receiving materials and shipping products in alignment with the Production and Operating plan for the facility. In this role, you will work cross- functionally with Global Supply Managers, Raw Material Evaluation teams, external rail and port resources, and various other supply and logistics organizations to solve problems, drive continuous improvement, and achieve facility production targets and functional excellence.

What You'll Do

  • Manage daily supply chain operations through Key Performance Indicators (KPI), problem solving and driving continuous improvement to achieve the KPI targets.
  • Build a strong, motivated supply chain and material handling team capable of enabling consistent delivery of high-quality products against aggressive production targets.
  • Create and maintain a culture that prioritizes safety, quality and cost through communication, action, and accountability.
  • Collaborate cross functionally to design and integrate site activities into a comprehensive Plan-to-Produce process
  • Implement 5S practices for the Cell Material warehouse and loading areas.
  • Work cross functionally to improve processes, support inventory control issues, address production bottlenecks and improve consistency of product quality.
  • Training and development of staff, supervisors, leads and associates.
  • Build relationships and effectively interface with external support functions (rail authorities and service providers, port authorities, etc.)
  • Support issue resolution through root cause analysis, implementing effective solutions and fostering an environment of continuous learning.
  • Ensure production teams utilize standardized work and consistent work practices across shifts and areas.
  • Conduct daily process audits to ensure compliance of the team to established standards, policies and procedures for safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
  • What You'll Bring

  • 7+ years as a material handling/logistics, supply chain manager in a materials manufacturing environment
  • Ability to foster and develop a strong team of supply chain leaders and material handling personnel
  • Experience effectively interfacing with different modes of freight transport entities.
  • Ability to maintain a safe work environment by establishing and enforcing operational standards and procedures
  • 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.)
  • Proven ability to operate under pressure while managing multiple priorities simultaneously. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, occasionally requiring extended hours.
  • Demonstrated passion for establishing a culture and systems that deliver strong, quality-focused site supply chain performance.
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