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Factory Engineering Lead, Paint

Company: Tesla Motors
Location: fremont
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Role

The candidate which will fill the "Factory Engineering Lead, Paint" role must drive behavior and build management systems to ensure all equipment is safe to operate, with high availability, good reliability and appropriate quality and cycle time performance. The Factory Engineering Lead will lead Controls, Equipment, and Automation Engineers and Technicians within the Paint organization. The successful candidate for this role will be responsible for all equipment and facility programs and will work to ensure that production targets can be met. This position reports to the Fremont South Paint, Operations Manager.


* Accountability of the Paint equipment's impact on key shop metrics: Safety, Head Count, and Total Capacity * Work closely with the Paint Maintenance team to investigate and implement countermeasures to prevent repetitive breakdowns * Create and install capital projects which provide permanent solutions to reoccurring issues affecting Paint's shop metrics while minimizing investment funds required * Actively participate in early phase equipment / production line specification, design, qualification, installation and site acceptance testing * Set up training and education programs for Engineering and Maintenance teams * Work with all cross-functional teams including Design, Production, Quality and Process Engineering * Establish and/or modify systems to ensure that preventative maintenance on all manufacturing tools and equipment, including robots and other automated and semi-automated manufacturing systems are being done effectively * Assist in developing and implementing maintenance safety programs (LOTO, 5-S, Arc Flash, PPE, etc.) * Develop, modify, and document repairs/troubleshooting processes to minimize MTTR * Manage a wide variety of concurrent projects involving multiple departments and/or outside contractors * Leads in the hiring and decision making process for the relevant Paint engineering and technician teams


* Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent experience * 5+ years of prior experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment * Prior management experience is essential * Ability to manage workload while contributing to a positive, team oriented work environment * Adept at industrial safety practices and policies for high volume, cutting edge technologies * Experienced in NFPA 70E, LOTO, and RoHS regulations * A demonstrated history of multi-project responsibility is highly preferred * Skilled at leading, coaching and developing direct reports across a broad range of engineering and technical disciplines * Broad experience with lean manufacturing systems and methodologies, including; Tier Accountability, Layered Auditing, Continuous Improvement and Kaizen Activities * Experience with budgeting, forecasting and financial planning for capital projects * Availability to cover shifts of all schedule for PTO / absences as needed * Availability for off-hours calls

Keywords: Tesla Motors, Fremont , Factory Engineering Lead, Paint, Other , fremont, California

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