Sr. Manager, Production Controls Operations

March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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What to Expect

As a Senior Manager of Production Control, you will have the responsibility to design and oversee material handing functions in the Fremont factory. You will lead a team of Managers and Associate Managers and take a KPI driven approach toward meeting daily operational objectives. In this role, you will work cross-functionally with inventory control, PC process engineering, Equipment Engineering, Maintenance, and various other supply and logistics organizations to solve problems, drive continuous improvement, and to achieve Fremont production targets. This role will report to Director of Production control.

What You'll Do

  • Manage daily operations through Key Performance Indicators (KPI), problem solving and driving continuous improvement to achieve the KPI targets
  • Coach and mentor the associate managers on standard work, problem solving and continuous improvement and effectively manage their performance
  • Build a strong, motivated production team capable of consistently delivering high quality products against aggressive production targets
  • Create and maintain a culture that prioritizes safety, quality and cost through communication, action, and accountability
  • Work cross functionally to improve processes, support inventory control issues, address production bottlenecks and increase productivity
  • Conceive, develop, and implement engineered solutions to material flow issues. Working directly with or over process engineering, equipment engineering, and maintenance teams is expected
  • Training and development of associate managers, supervisors, leads and associates
  • Support issue resolution through root cause analysis, implementing permanent counter measures and an environment of continuous learning
  • Ensure production teams utilize standardized work and consistent work practices across shifts and areas
  • Oversee electrical & automation equipment, including pneumatic and hydraulic powered equipment
  • Conduct daily process audits to ensure compliance of the team to established standards, policies and procedures for safety, quality, delivery and cost
  • Ensure regulatory training compliance of all associates, as well as develop better training procedures & techniques to fill gaps in employee & department skillsets
  • What You'll Bring

  • Minimum 12 years as a material handling/logistics, supply chain manager in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to foster and develop a strong team of material handling personnel & leaders
  • Ability to maintain a safe work environment by establishing and enforcing operational standards and procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of the Tesla Manufacturing process and all related activities
  • Technical competence to oversee engineering & maintenance teams
  • 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.)
  • Supports objectives and targets of other PC groups (Warehouse mgmt., yard mgmt., Inv. Control, material flow engineering, etc.)
  • Flexible mindset to change, create or adapt to new processes • Integrity, enthusiasm, and team spirit
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