Parts Advisor – Vallejo, CA

Full Time

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The Role
At Tesla, our Parts Advisors play an important role in service operations, offering fundamental support to both Technicians and customers in our mission to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. As a Parts Advisor, you will provide critical parts support to the service center; liaise with other departments, as well as focusing on the continuous development of your skills. We’ve created one of the most innovative vehicles ever made, and you will help ensure an equally innovative service to customers. To succeed at Tesla, you must be energetic, highly organized, and smart working. You should have a passion for the brand and the ability to thrive in a team environment.
ResponsibilitiesSource parts from distribution centers and other service center locations and allocate them to vehicle service appointmentsReview upcoming appointments and ensure they are properly prepared and documented in our systemPrepare internal orders for shipment to other service center locationsProcess and return warranty part shipments for quality assurance including handling hazardous materials and high-voltage batteriesSystematically receive, inspect, and put away stock and special-order partsConsistently manage inventory by performing daily perpetual parts counts, reporting discrepancies, and managing automated inventory replenishment listEnsure excellent organization of stock room to Tesla standard with grocery store aestheticsCollaborate across organizations and communicate parts updates and availabilityEscalate any parts issues from internal or external suppliers in collaboration with Regional Parts Manager, providing constructive feedback that will contribute to future improvementsEnsure the team is well organized and oversee daily planning to maximize efficiency; enforcing processing, proactive planning and quality standardsMaintains holistic view of all service processes and procedures and contributes to regular improvements when possibleOnboard and train new associates to the team in parts department systems and processes to maintain parts standardPick up and transport parts using van or forklift, engaging 3rd parties when necessaryAdditional responsibilities as assigned to meet business needs
Required SkillsExcellent communication skills and ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal stakeholders, cross-regional peers, and customersAbility to thrive in a team-based environment and achieve common goalsEffectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlinesCapable of focusing on the most important tasks, delegating work among teammates as neededGreat problem-solving skills, and strong ability to take initiative and be proactivePositive, enthusiastic, and willing to learn about the changes in the personal transportation industry and Tesla products and servicesAble to communicate, read, and write effectively in the English language on all levelsProficient in MS OfficeUnderstanding of automotive techniques related to repair and servicing of automobilesAble to certify at Parts Advisors 1-2 and obtain Tesla forklift certificationValid driver’s license in the country in which you are applying, 2-year minimum driving record required with a clean driving history; ability to obtain appropriate state licensing, where applicable
Education and ExperienceHigh School diploma or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability, Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree or certificate preferredProven work experience as a Parts Advisor within a fast-paced automotive organizationPossession of a forklift certificate is highly desirable
Physical RequirementsAbility to perform repetitious duties including: regularly lift up to 25 lbs., sit, bend and stand for long periods of timeMust be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs., climb or balance, kneel or crouch, and reach to retrieve parts.Specific vision abilities required include: ability to identify parts, operate systems, and identify potential safety hazards in the parts department
Employee Benefits
As a full-time Tesla employee, you will receive full benefits from day 1 for you and your dependents.
Kaiser and UnitedHealthcare PPO and HSA plans (including infertility coverage)
3 medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution
Vision & dental plans (including orthodontic coverage)
Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability
401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays
Back-up childcare and employee discountsShow more

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