Planner is responsible for ensuring raw materials, components and
sub-assemblies are delivered to Tesla production sites to support production
needs, at optimal efficiency. This individual must fully understand Tesla’s
supply chain and production operations, as well as be an expert on their
assigned product or commodities. They will deploy inventory strategies, be
responsible for product change and associated material planning implications,
manage and solve exceptions, and drive supplier execution. This role involves
daily management of supply and constraints, status reporting and escalation,
supplier engagement and the relentless pursuit of operational excellence and
continuous improvement. The Maintenance Planner role is typically global in
scope, and requires cross-functional engagement within Tesla and across the
extended supply chain.
deploy supply requirements to the supply base via MRP which achieves
production, inventory and cost objectives. Ensure demand from all sources
(production, aftermarket, engineering, etc.) is supported appropriately.
planning system parameters and master data to optimally reflect supply chain
capabilities and plan supply.
analytics and supply chain expertise to manage system parameters and meet
target inventory and service level goals while minimizing costs and
maintain operational partnerships with assigned suppliers. Act as the primary
interface with suppliers on delivery status, issues and resolution. Escalate to
commercial or technical partners when required (GSM, accounts payable, quality,
onboarding and training of new suppliers to ensure operational excellence and
compliance with Tesla’s supply chain processes and policies.
supplier ramp up and down for new product launches, ensuring suppliers deliver
shipments needed to support production targets.
clear-to-build status, material coverage, run-out reports and other analyses as
needed. Provide data-driven decision support to the broader organization
through what-if and scenario planning (as examples).
engineering changes to minimize obsolete inventory and ensure continuous
with IT and other business stakeholders on planning process and system
knowledge of MRP/ERP with a solid understand of discrete manufacturing, bills
of material, product lifecycle management, procure to pay processes and supply
analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to evaluate and analyze data to
enable operational decision-making or present clear recommendations to
skills in supplier operational and relationship management.