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CMF Design Program Coordinator

Company: Tesla Motors
Location: Hawthorne
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Role

As a Color, Material, and Finish Program Coordinator you will be responsible for the effective organization and communication necessary to drive CMF activities and their delivery for all programs to support achieving company objectives. You will act as the primary liaison to bridge Design and Engineering through close collaboration and interaction amongst cross functional teams to ensure that CMF requirements are met on time and in an efficient and detailed manner.

Success as a CMF Program Coordinator at Tesla requires a self-starter with demonstrated ability to build strong relationships through exceptional communication and proficient collaboration. You have superior organization skills that allow you to manage multiple tasks and accurately document, track and release CMF information per program definition meeting aggressive timelines. You hold high standards for quality and attention to detail, thrive in a team environment and are comfortable managing ambiguity while operating in a fast-paced dynamic team environment.


  • Document the CMF definition and content for all programs including Tesla vehicles, accessories and energy products coordinating closely with CMF Designers and other internal teams.
  • Follow Program information from a CMF perspective and manage timelines as they relate to CMF deliverables and escalate any high risk items.
  • Manage program milestones to ensure AAR and Mastering are delivered and meet Program objectives.
  • Collaborate closely with key cross-functional teams, including Design Quality, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Purchasing, Program, Craftsmanship and Color and Material Design to ensure that design intent is met against aggressive program timelines.
  • Track supplier and material information/status to assist with decision making.
  • Coordinate with suppliers and internal teams to assist with the successful implementation of materials into production.
  • Ensure effective communication of updates or changes to the plan of record to all key stakeholders.
  • Support CMF feasibility work for new materials where required.
  • Assist with the organization, communication and presentation of CMF for new programs.


  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent in relevant professional experience and exceptional ability, in business, engineering, design quality, color and materials, product development, or design development.
  • 3+ Years of relevant program management/coordination experience.
  • Exceptional communication and organization skills.
  • Excellent at creating and maintaining both external suppliers and internal cross-functional working relationships.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs and some knowledge of Adobe CS.
  • Must be self-motivated, flexible and adaptable to change and work independently with ability to manage multiple parallel-path projects.
  • Technical and/or working knowledge of automotive mass production, manufacturing processes, and materials development is preferred.
  • Must be truly passionate about the work and positively impact others.

Keywords: Tesla Motors, Hawthorne , CMF Design Program Coordinator, Other , Hawthorne, California

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