Facilities Maintenance Manager, Plant Operations

The Role
We are seeking a motivated and energetic Maintenance Manager to lead the Plant Operations Maintenance team at our factory in Fremont, CA. This individual will be playing a critical role developing and managing the facilities maintenance systems and facilities utilities areas. They will be the liaison between the stakeholders, technicians, supervisors with regards to equipment maintenance, internal construction, work orders, project scheduling, and other factory logistical needs.


  • Manage a multi-discipline team of engineers to support an operational manufacturing facility in a safe, reliable, and cost-effective manner
  • Support, direct, and coach engineering and maintenance staff in the areas of training, disciplinary action, problem resolution, and work delegation
  • Lead efforts to identify building improvements and equipment modifications to improve safety, reliability, maintainability, and operability of the site utilities
  • Manage, generate, and implement corrective action plans for facility system repairs, replacements, and modifications
  • Drive compliance with local and federal regulations (e.g. State Mechanical Inspector)
  • Drive compliance with site and corporate Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) guidelines
  • Review and direct space planning and allocation with the infrastructure development team
  • Manage projects through the coordination of work with design, construction, operations, maintenance, and production leads
  • Drive root cause investigations and failure analysis reporting on equipment and system failures
  • Support the operations team with development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and abnormal operation action plans for facility equipment and systems


  • 5+ years of experience in Plant Operations and Maintenance in Manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years of experience leading teams of people
  • Strong working knowledge of regulations and codes
  • Ability to effectively work in a faced paced environment under constantly changing priorities and demands
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated history of utilizing strong organizational and communication skills when dealing with employees and senior leadership
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed

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
    • Expected Compensation

      $92,000 – $240,000/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.

Job Category
Job Type
Full Time/Permanent
USD 92,000.00 - 240,000.00 per year
United States
Career Level
Tesla Motors