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Quality Engineering Manager

Company: Tesla
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Role
Tesla is looking for a highly motivated leader to build world class quality teams, processes, and cars at GigaFactory Texas. You will be responsible for the vehicle quality at the factory, monitoring our manufacturing processes and key quality indicators and driving continuous improvements. The ideal candidate will have a track record of significant achievements, tremendous drive, and a willingness to roll up their sleeves.


  • Champion complete factory quality; maintain high quality and manufacturing yield
  • Drive daily improvements to key quality indicators
  • Lead cross functional teams to drive root cause and corrective action investigations and processes
  • Serve as primary escalation point of contact for quality issues
  • Triage and delegate quality issues and responsibilities
  • Make quick, sound decisions regarding quality issues with a customer focused mindset
  • Lead communication of quality performance, investigations, and corrective actions
  • Organize and prioritize work with minimal guidance and manage projects in a timely and effective manner Requirements
    • Engineering degree or equivalent experience
    • 8 years related manufacturing experience, 3+ years management experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment
    • Knowledge of quality problem solving methods including, but not limited too, fishbone diagrams, FMEA, process capability analysis, hypothesis testing, DoE, SPC, Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma Additionally, evidence of the application of these methods to solve complex problems in a manufacturing environment
    • Detail oriented, ability to effectively handle multiple priorities, flexibility to reorganize and reschedule work on short notice to meet tight deadlines, have a strong quality mindset, and enjoy working in a team environment
    • Strong systems thinking skillset, able to connect the dots of critical inputs to deliver a desired output
    • Strong interpersonal skills; Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across all business levels and functions of both internal Manufacturing and Supplier relations Compensation and Benefits

      Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
      • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
      • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
      • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
      • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
      • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
      • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
      • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
      • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
      • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
      • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
      • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
      • Tesla Babies program
      • Commuter benefits
      • Employee discounts and perks program

Keywords: Tesla, Austin , Quality Engineering Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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