individual will build and lead a team responsible for Tesla’s European
Logistics operations. He or she will also be responsible for supporting trade
compliance activities within the region. Additionally, the European logistics
team will be responsible for inbound and outbound shipping and receiving at
Tesla’s Giga Factory in Berlin-Brandenburg, Germany.
- Oversee all Logistics functions in
EMEA including Inbound, outbound, intralogistics, finished vehicle &
- Manage all shipping and receiving
operations for Tesla’s facility in Berlin, Brandenburg.
- Define the strategy and execute
finished vehicle logistics within Europe from port of debarkation and/or factory to Tesla Service Center or end customer.
- Lead infrastructure projects to support
the inbound and outbound logistics requirements at Giga Berlin.
- Collaborate with supply chain and
purchasing teams to define the strategy, set up and management of all inbound
logistics flows to the Giga-Berlin production facility.
- Responsible for the strategic alignment of
the internal material flow at Giga Berlin in close cooperation with the
Factory shop leads.
- Lead planning and implementation of future
optimization measures for the material flow e.g., as part of the
introduction of new production lines. Ensure timely planning, integration
and subsequent monitoring of material flow solutions.
- Lead analysis and implementation as part
of the continuous optimization (CIP) of the internal material flow in
terms of quality, productivity and profitability.
- Drive E2E process and tool development
needs to support the operational activities outlined above, in partnership
with the Logistics Global Process and Commercial managers. This requires
knowledge of and close partnership with other functions within and outside
of supply chain (e.g., planning, procurement, production, finance, sales,
- Develop and manage logistics
providers within Europe to support the operational activities outlined above,
in partnership with other functional managers within the logistics team. This
leader will need to be or become an expert on the industry landscape and on
logistics providers to be effective.
- Champion trade compliance
requirements within Europe and provide in region leadership, support and
expertise in partnership with Tesla’s trade global trade compliance manager.
- Support Tesla’s freight audit and
payment processes within Europe to ensure that Tesla’s freight payments are
aligned with services provided and with contracted rates.
- Analysis and Planning: Develop and
report performance metrics, root cause analysis, executive updates,
forecasting, budgeting and analysis to drive operational excellence and
identify potential opportunities.
- Serve as a functional expert in
logistics, supply chain and trade compliance within the European region.
Collaboratively influence changes to the supply chain
- Hire, develop, lead and motivate
and retain a high performing and engaged team who are willing to experiment,
learn, innovate to drive results. More specifically, lead and manage his/her
direct reports to optimize overall team performance and develop Tesla’s people
assets to their full potential. Establishment of an extremely strong management
team to ensure comprehensive performance and motivation.
- Continuously drive operational excellence,
innovate - avoid doing stupid things and if you
do, fail fast and pivot quickly.