Data Analyst, Supply Chain Data Analytics


The Role

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated Data Analyst to support our Supply Chain Organization by analyzing and visualizing data to make more educated decisions on how to successfully launch and scale our various global programs. In particular, you will be the lead for ensuring that the large supply chain datasets we have are effectively utilized by the global supply management team. You will be part of a team that is managing strategic projects and continuous improvement efforts across all of Tesla Purchasing. 

You will interact with stakeholders across all levels of the organization, including our Global Supply Managers as well as executives on a regular basis and hence require the ability to compartmentalize requests and formulate applicable data-driven solutions. You will require a sharp business focus, a collaborative style of working, and a proactive and critical mindset. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and writing skills are crucial, as is the ability to synthesize complex issues, and drive desired outcomes. Tesla is a fast moving, dynamic environment where flexibility and adaptability are key attributes. The successful candidate is a self-starter with a passion for data analytics and continuously demonstrates an ability to tackle complex problems and implement solutions. 


• Create reports and data visualizations to guide decision-making across the purchasing team

• Act as the purchasing liaison for all internal data analysis requests and coordinate requirements with cross-functional teams

• Make data and reporting updates as needed to ensure accuracy

• Communicate reporting outcomes and improvement areas effectively 

• Lead data analytics vision for global supply management by thinking strategically and considering Tesla’s global supply chain structure

• Develop data-based solutions to complex purchasing challenges and be able to present relevant information in non-specialist forum 

• Apply out of the box thinking, problem-solving abilities and operational supply chain experience to derive solutions

• Independently handle multiple projects at a time meeting objectives and deadlines

• As data analyst lead, document relevant timelines as well as deliverables and present to project steering committees


• Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field and/or equivalent experience or evidence of exceptional ability

• Expert in data analysis, visualization, and communication, with prior full-time work experience in relevant area

• Experience creating dashboards/visualizations using, e.g. Tableau (or similar)

• Proficiency with SQL, a good understanding of database systems, and comfort with Python

• Detail-oriented/relentless, willing to find cracks in the system to expose problems

• High proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Office applications, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint 

• Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously with complex and demanding deadlines

• Exceptional communications, strategic thinking, and interpersonal skills

• Ability to present complex issues in a clear and concise manner