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Service Manager



Lisle, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024
What to Expect

At Tesla, our Service Managers are the front-line leaders of our service operation. They act as brand ambassadors, delivering an exceptional experience to customers, managing day-to-day operations, and proactively developing team members to reach their full potential. We hire leaders who want to run a service business and be a part of our mission to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.

Our Service Managers consistently deliver excellent results across all aspects of the business: customer satisfaction, people leadership, operations, and financials. To succeed at Tesla, you must be energetic, highly organized, smart working, and have a passion for true leadership and our brand.

What You’ll Do
  • Exceed customer expectations, monitor service trends, and develop standards and processes to elevate the overall service experience
  • Lead by example, prioritize team success, and actively engage in team growth and development, providing regular feedback and mentoring
  • Understand and improve all aspects of service center performance, championing safety, efficiency, quality, and technical acumen in service operations
  • Grasp business metrics, lead daily operations to achieve specific goals in productivity, quality, cost, and revenue/margin where applicable
  • Embrace change, excel in high-pressure situations, exhibit strong prioritization and time management skills, and combine analytical thinking with hands-on problem-solving and a customer-service mindset
  • Act in the best interest of Tesla, advocate for customers and team success, and demonstrate a passion for Tesla's mission, people, and customers
What You’ll Bring
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Prior leadership experience in a service-focused industry; automotive expertise is not required
  • Experience leading teams and managing a diverse group of roles and responsibilities
  • Strong and proven experience leading field, technical repair, or manufacturing teams in a fast-paced, technology-driven environment with strong customer facing responsibilities
  • Experience running complex processes using Lean or other techniques
  • Must have a valid driver’s license in country of employment