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Posted: 07/15/2017
Company name: Tesla Motors
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Job Title: Electric-Vehicle Flow Mgr
Term: Entry +
Degree: Graduate
Major: Bus MBA + STEM
Industry: Electric Vehicle
Location NV
Position: Sr. Material Flow Manager – Gigafactory 


Ensure timely and accurate material movements through all inventory areas (receiving, stockroom, floor, and shipping) at the lowest total possible cost 

Leading and managing people, projects and resources to optimize production for on-time delivery

Coordinate material input to ensure on time delivery and output schedules 

Lead in the attainment of increased production efficiency and cycle time reduction 

Ensure minimization of excess/obsolete inventory and increase annual turns 

Manage the flow of material through the supply base to support on-time delivery performance 

Establish and maintain appropriate inventory levels for all products 

Drive the development and implementation of internal systems and software will be paramount 

Provide business analysis and process/system development to optimize transactions and provide required information to the operation in a timely manner to optimize materials management performance 

Coordinate and lead all planning and production scheduling; inventory control; warehouse operations; logistics integration; production planners and material planners (buyers) for Tesla’s manufacturing plant 

Eliminate Tesla’s materials liability by ensuring that all materials in stock and on order are consistent with authorized purchase orders previously agreed to by Tesla Commodity Managers and Buyers 

Support interaction with suppliers to obtain feedback and ensure collaboration between Tesla, other operations, suppliers, and customers result in the development and deployment of supply chain solutions that improve quality, performance and service levels 

Monitor and drive down overall cost of materials including freight expenses, administration expenses, and cost of materials management 

Ensure that operation’s supply base contributes to success of the operation and that suppliers are selected based on overall cost effectiveness and their ability to meet Tesla’s requirements 

Monitor, track, and provide feedback on suppliers’ performance on overall cost, delivery, and quality 


BS or MS in Business or Technical discipline and/or evidence of exceptional experience 

Ideal candidate will have 7+ years of experience working in a manufacturing environment or evidence of exceptional ability 

Strong preference for candidates with experience in advanced WMS systems and automated material transfer equipment. 

Expertise in material distribution through the manufacturing process by orchestrating the efficiency of moving material from the warehouse through manufacturing operations in an orchestrated fashion 

Proven examples of continuously improvement in efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness of the materials function within high growth, fast paced, manufacturing environment 

Proven success in managing department(s) responsible for some or all aspects of materials control functions 

Demonstrated financial understanding of materials and supply chain performance 

Strong communication and management skills combined with business analytics, process and system development and change management

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