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Technical Program Manager, High Voltage Distribution

Company: Tesla, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Technical Program Manager, High Voltage Distribution What to Expect Tesla's High Voltage Distribution team is looking for a highly motivated individual to manage new/existing vehicle programs. You will be working hand in hand with design engineers to bring design concept through protype validation and to production ramp.This role entails significant leadership and autonomy to conduct technology development, scheduling engineering builds, validations, supply chain management, outward-facing communications, production ramp, and ongoing fleet support.The High Voltage Distribution team is responsible for efficiently delivering power between the various components within the vehicle's powertrain. The team works closely with other groups within the powertrain organization such as battery engineering, drive systems and power electronics to develop cohesive high voltage architecture. By utilizing both mechanical design and integration skills the team helps bridge the gap between powertrain and vehicle engineering. The team is also responsible for designing vehicle chargeports, working closely with supercharger and residential charging teams. Come join us in pushing the boundaries of technology in this new field of automotive high voltage mechanical design. What You'll Do - Establish and manage programs feature baseline, scheduling, critical path, and technology risks areas for execution. - Cross-functionally communicate key development updates, risks and timeline on projects as well as presenting to Tesla Executive team on a weekly basis. - Identify tactical (exercise operational excellence) and creative ways to overcome obstacles while meeting deadlines despite setbacks. - Develop tools to automate various reporting or planning functions for the Technical Programs Management Team. - Conduct planning and execution/support of NPI builds. What You'll Bring - Demonstrate understanding of new product development cycles and criticality of time-to-market - any time spent on perfecting a design is foregoing the next big thing. - Ability to grasp complex technical topics and abstract key issues and risks in an actionable form - Experience in leading large group of people, and able to remain calm with big picture in mind in the face of uncertainties - Detail oriented with strong record-keeping and organizational skills, as well as excellent communication skills from teams to Executives, both verbal and written. - Skills with common workplace software (word processor, spreadsheet, presentation software etc) with the ability to create and maintain metrics. - BS in an engineering discipline or equivalent practical knowledge. Masters is preferred, but not required. Compensation and Benefits 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
    $88,000 - $300,000/annual salary + 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.

    Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.Privacy is a top priority for Tesla. We build it into our products and view it as an essential part of our business. To understand more about the data we collect and process as part of your application, please view our Tesla Talent Privacy Notice

Keywords: Tesla, Inc., Palo Alto , Technical Program Manager, High Voltage Distribution, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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