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Sr Product Launch Manager

Company: Tesla
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Role Tesla's mission is to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy. Energy at Tesla is relatively new yet has over 1 million energy products deployed globally. It is a rapidly growing part of the business but in order to achieve our mission, even the current pace is not enough. Tesla is a scrappy company that does not believe in incremental progress; join our team where you'll be expected to create something the world has never seen. The Sr Product Launch Manager will be part of the New Product Launch and Change Management team responsible for market success of Tesla's residential energy products. This person would be work with engineering, sales, operations, service, and channel management teams to ensure we derive the maximum impact of new products. Half the cost of sustainable energy is in process and labor in addition to the hardware itself, this person will also work with the same group to innovate and drive changes to improve the efficiency at which we deploy our products. Success in this role requires a solid technical foundation to understand the residential energy products we are deploying and a relentless drive to make things happen. Tesla deploys real products in the real world where challenges are unknowable until we attempt the first installations; this person must have a strong desire and proven ability to make things happen across various teams to get them done and surface problems as early as possible. An ability keep focus on the key risks and priorities is essential so that our limited resources can be spent on what will have the highest impact on speed and end results. Responsibilities ---Define and execute a winning Go-To-Market plan for energy products and change initiatives---Work with cross functional stakeholders to surface requirements and dependencies ---Drive actions from cross functional groups to execute on your launch plans on schedule---Anticipate risks to the product launch schedule and find solutions to mitigate them---Evaluate and prioritize change proposals to ensure Tesla as a business is deriving the most benefit per effort---Implement best practices and improve our own change management process to increase the speed and completeness of our change initiatives---Report to leadership launch status, critical issues, and strategic recommendations Requirements ---Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills---Direct experience in the introduction of a new hardware product---Direct experience in making a cross-functional change happen in an organization---Familiarity with solar, energy storage, or home construction a strong plus---Bachelor's degree in engineering or technical discipline (MBA a strong plus)*Authorization to work in the US without sponsorship*

Keywords: Tesla, Palo Alto , Sr Product Launch Manager, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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