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What to Expect
The Tesla Collision Program is seeking an energetic professional with a proven track record of managing people and processes to work on one of the most progressive vehicle brands in the world. As the Collision Center Manager, you will be responsible for managing the workflow and production work force at our OEM-owned Collision Center.
This position requires a strong understanding of collision business processes and operations, as well as the willingness to adapt to and excel in a dynamic business environment. You must be a tactical problem-solver who can work in a fast-paced environment, capable of multi-tasking, and an effective leader with influence to drive business goals.
What You’ll Do
  • Partner with Regional Manager to optimize daily Collision Center operations, ensuring excellence in customer, people, operational, and financial aspects
  • Supervise work standards, production quality, resource scheduling, allocation, and vendor partnerships while ensuring compliance with regulations
  • Take ownership of the team's performance, driving continuous improvements for exceptional output and customer service while championing safety, efficiency, and overall excellence
  • Collaborate with internal team leaders to execute projects across various business functions, including but not limited to design, supply chain, logistics, legal, and accounts payable
  • Exceed site goals through regular audits of shop operations, forecasting, and surpassing objectives
  • Instill a culture of accountability, safeguarding the integrity of the Tesla brand, processes, procedures, and values
  • Provide regular coaching and feedback, demonstrate a deep understanding of your team's strengths and opportunities, lead change, and inspire excellence daily
What You’ll Bring
  • 5-8 years of management experience in the collision industry or relevant roles in manufacturing, automotive, or customer service, in addition to 3-5 years vendor management expertise
  • Bachelor’s Degree, relevant Certificate from a Vocational School in Collision Repair, or equivalent
  • Experience in effectively leading diverse field, technical repair, or manufacturing teams in a technology-driven environment
  • Read and comprehend automotive repair procedures, with in-depth knowledge of methods, techniques, parts, tools, and materials used in collision repair; ability to run processes using Six Sigma or Toyota Lean
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to influence teams to achieve business targets
  • Follow instructions meticulously, showcasing attention to detail in tasks and responsibilities; capable of self-management in limited supervision environments
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record, preferred
Compensation and 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

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.