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Process Engineering Technician, Production Control

Company: Tesla Motors
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

The Role
Production Control (PC) Process Engineering Technicians are responsible for optimizing material flow and storage within the factory. Through continuous improvement, lean thinking, and data-driven decision making you will to create safe and sustainable process improvements to drive cost savings; projects include configuring internal order fulfillment systems, managing material warehouses, designing material delivery processes, and managing material changeovers. This role is based in Buffalo, NY and directly supports Tesla's Solar Roof and Power Electronic programs.


  • Design and lead the implementation of new PC technical processes.
  • Manage multiple projects, clearly communicating statuses, timelines, and objectives both within PC and to other departments.
  • Support and monitor key department metrics and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintain internal MRP technical systems as subject matter experts.
  • Coordinate physical introduction of new material into production on schedule with implementation dates.
  • Support excess & obsolescence materials management with inventory control and material planning teams.
  • Operate as an agent of change: act as source of information relating to changes for members of other teams.

    • Basic understanding of warehousing, conveyance, and inventory compliance processes
    • A proactive approach to problem solving in an ambiguous environment
    • Time and workload management: can accomplish work with minimal supervision
    • Excellent interpersonal, math, and written/verbal communication skills ---Strong attention to detail and work ethic
    • Ability to lift 30lbs whenever project work demands it
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
    • SQL experience (preferred)Bachelor's Degree preferred

      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
        Expected Compensation

        • Process Technician I - $24.00 - $27.00/hour
        • Process Technician II - $29.00 - $32.00/hour
        • Process Technician III - $31.00 - $36.00/hour
        • Process Technician IV - $34.00 - $41.00/hour
        • Process Technician V - $38.00 - $46.00/hour + cash and stock awards + benefits

          Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

Keywords: Tesla Motors, Buffalo , Process Engineering Technician, Production Control, Engineering , Buffalo, New York

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