Group Manager, Supply Chain Data Analytics

Tesla

The Role

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated manager to lead our supply chain data analytics team. The team focuses on 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. We are looking for someone who can influence business decisions through furthering a data-driven and analytical culture. This individual will ask the right questions and translate them into impactful analysis involving diverse data sets. You will be part of a team that is managing strategic projects and continuous improvement efforts across all of Tesla Supply Chain. 


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. 


Responsibilities

• Lead Tesla’s overall data analytics strategy for our global supply chain team

• Develop a roadmap and framework to enable a data-driven supply chain culture

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

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

• Lead a team of data analysts and support them in creating reports and data visualizations to guide decision-making across the supply chain team

• Establish team goals and work with the team to execute, measure progress, and deliver results

• Make data and reporting updates as needed to ensure accuracy

• Seek opportunities to improve data collection, reporting and consumption based on business needs

• Communicate reporting outcomes and improvement areas effectively 

• 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

• Document relevant timelines as well as deliverables and present to project steering committees


Requirements

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

• Expert in data analysis, visualization, and communication

• 5+ years of full-time work experience in relevant area

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

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

• Experience working with large and multiple datasets, data warehouses, and ability to pull data using relevant programs 

• 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 communication, and interpersonal skills

• Good at strategic thinking and asking pertinent questions

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