Data Analyst – Material Flow


  • Full Time


Tesla is seeking a motivated
and driven Material Flow Data Analyst who will support reporting for
pre-production programs. These reports will directly drive critical Factory
Design analyses and decisions. This role may be based in Reno/Sparks, NV or
Austin, TX.

The team is responsible for
developing a factory design which supports seamless integration between
production, material flow, construction, and facilities teams. Innovation is
expected. Through a detailed understanding of the high-level factory objectives
and extensive collaboration with the internal and external teams designing
individual factory components, this team ensures that the factory design as
whole achieves all of Tesla’s objectives.

The ideal candidate will understand
data flow, material flow, and how to project manage in a demanding and
fast-paced environment where they will work as part of a strong, agile, and
highly motivated team to accomplish some of the most ambitious projects being
attempted in any industry today. A successful applicant will take pride in their
thoroughness, analytical ability, organizational skills, and team mentality.
The candidate will be able to think at a systems level about ambiguous problems
and use strong logic to develop models that drive optimal factory design

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Create meaningful reports that tell a
    story to executives
  • Champion data management strategies to
    sync our datasets with the latest product changes that are in our PLM, ERP,
    and ETL servers.
  • Own data tracking for completeness in our Plan for Every Part
    (PFEP) for pre-production factory design activities
  • Manage Power BI Workspaces/Apps to ensure
    refreshes are operational
  • Work with Factory Design peers to understand which reports are
    most needed
  • Constantly improve reporting templates to enable high-quality,
    consistent reporting across gigafactories, including the evaluation of new

Skills and Experience:

  • 3+ years data analyst experience (manufacturing focus
    preferred). Relevant internship experience may be considered.
  • BS/MS Data Analytics, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering (or
    • Equivalent experience also accepted.
  • Experience collecting and managing data with cross-functional
  • Proficiency with Power BI, SQL, Python, Airflow, Excel
  • Experience leading innovative, thoughtful solutions to systems-level
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguous problems
  • Able to work under pressure while managing competing demands
    and tight deadlines

Preferred Experience:

  • Power BI subject
    matter expert in DAX, Data Modeling, and Power Query M Language
  • Experience
    analyzing/optimizing factory, production line, or warehouse designs