Sr. Technical Program Manager - Material Flow

March 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:$1-25
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What to Expect

Tesla's Manufacturing Engineering team is at the forefront of building cutting edge assembly lines and automation cells. This team is building the next generation assembly lines which allows our operations team to produce amazing vehicles at best-in-class quality and rate; in a safe and ergonomic environment. The TPM on the Material Flow/Conveyance Engineering team is responsible for managing technical projects from “cradle to grave”. This includes system concept and detailed design, equipment specification, implementation, and commissioning, as well as establishment and optimization of processes that interact with the conveyance and storage systems. The scope includes the automated conveyance and storage of painted and unpainted bodies, battery packs, drive units, large underbody castings, and large General Assembly (GA) commodities such as seats, tires, instrument panels. Traditional project management functions such as timelines, budgets and coordination's with vendors and other groups within Tesla are also the responsibility of the senior technical project manager on the material flow team.

What You'll Do

  • Overall scope and schedule alignment with each shop
  • Manage cross-functional factory projects with aggressive agenda
  • Contribute directly as project team coordinator to ensure successful execution of workshop master layout design, permitting process, material flow, production line, building design through all major project phases including design, equipment specification and selection, procurement, construction/installation, integration, commissioning, buyoff and start of production
  • Translate different requirements from stakeholders into project scope and define the responsibility interface clearly.
  • Collaborate with Infrastructure, manufacturing, ME, material flow, QA team to coordinate building, utilities, process, and equipment changes
  • Provide significant technical and design input for project scope development, and problem resolution for design, construction, equipment installation and commissioning
  • Generate presentation content for project status updates
  • Closely collaborate with external equipment integrators on equipment move- in, installation, utility tool install management on site
  • Responsible for project performance against targets for safety, scope, schedule, and budget
  • Works on multiple projects as assigned by Project Managers
  • Optimization of flow – reduced touches, less process steps, etc.
  • Manage the roadmap of projects working within the framework of the overall program
  • Work collaboratively with all engineering stakeholders (project engineering, industrial engineering, design, controls, software etc.) through the various stages of the project: Concept development, prototype testing, engineering design, system build, integration, and testing
  • Drive vendor partnership working closely with supply chain and purchasing team and ensure alignment on engineering requirements, scope, schedule, and cost
  • Drive requirements and solutions with all internal stakeholders such as infrastructure, logistics, controls, software, and manufacturing engineering teams for the success of the project
  • Own and drive internal operations during the install, commission, testing and integration phases of the project
  • Set goals, track deliverables, identify risk and drive mitigations across all stages of the project
  • Continuously develop and adapt processes and methodologies to the team's needs
  • Identify resource requirements and highlight gaps across various stages for all projects
  • Own report-outs for all projects, highlighting status, risks, mitigations and opportunities across all levels of management within Tesla
  • What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent experience
  • Experience in technical program or project management, ideally with multiple delivered projects of medium ($1-25M+) to large sized capital equipment systems
  • Experience developing processes and methodologies to suit specific engineering workflows desired
  • Knowledge of JIRA and diverse continuous integration workflows is a plus
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