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Location: Fremont, California


We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated Project Manager to support our Supply Chain Organization in strategic procurement topics with a focus on supplier environmental, social and governance (ESG) audits. The role requires in-depth knowledge of international standards and practices in the areas of environmental and social responsibility, as well as an understanding of auditing large industrial facilities to assess and monitor compliance. Your focus will be on managing supplier’s progress through our ESG audit program from start to finish. The role will also require close work with internal stakeholders, particularly those in the procurement organization, to help them understand the results of audits, how to enhance supplier performance and how to identify potential warning signs during on-site supplier visits. You will interact with both key leadership personnel as well as day-to-day operations on a regular basis and hence require the ability to perform hands on operational tasks as well as strategize on longer term solutions.

What You’ll Do:

  • Set strategic direction for Tesla’s global CSR program and define core processes for supplier engagement and driving corrective actions
  • Drive engagement with suppliers on ESG audit expectations, including supplier prioritization, audit scheduling, and corrective action plans
  • Contribute to the development of internal systems to track supplier progress, performance KPIs and corrective actions
  • Develop mechanisms to collect, interpret, and analyze relevant data to monitor progress against goals, identify opportunities for improvement, and communicate success
  • Monitor compliance with the Tesla Supplier Code of Conduct and other required international labor, social, environmental, health and safety regulations as well as CSR expectations and recommend refinements and enhancements to monitoring processes
  • Develop internal training to increase visibility and support of the sustainability value proposition for supplier audits
  • As project lead, document project approach, timelines, milestones, and deliverables and present to project steering committee
  • Collaborate with global teams to enhance Tesla ESG audit standards and methodology
  • Build and manage relationships with internal teams to facilitate engagement

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Business or Sustainability and/or equivalent experience or evidence of exceptional ability
  • 2+ years of strategic and operational supplier due diligence experience in automotive, consulting and/or tech industry including experience in industrial facility auditing and monitoring
  • Extensive knowledge of international norms and standards for social, environmental and ethical responsibility (e.g., ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, SA 8000, RBA, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, etc.)
  • Experience interacting with large and diverse supply base, preferably in the automotive, technology or energy sector
  • Background in supply chain sustainability, responsible sourcing, and/or mining preferred
  • Ability to present complex issues in a clear and concise manner and provide succinct results-oriented supply chain expertise
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage regulatory analysis and implementation with demanding deadlines
  • Exceptional communication, strategic thinking, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working across and successfully influencing multiple internal stakeholders
  • Ability to travel extensively, domestically, and internationally

Compensation + 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

$68,000 – $252,000/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.

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