Tesla is looking for staff for their planned electric vehicle factory in Shanghai just one month after receiving approval to set up shop from Chinese autorities. Most roles posted on the Tesla website are at senior level, reaching from architectural designer to experienced finance manager.
All in all, Tesla is looking to fill 14 positions. For now. Once the Gigafactory 3 starts making electric cars and batteries they will be looking to increase their workforce in Shanghai, China.
The Gigafactory 3 construction is to begin in the near future once all approvals and permits are in. Tesla reckons it will then take about two years until producing vehicles and then another two to three years before the factory is fully ramped up reportedly.
Apart from production that will be largely automated, the city of Shanghai also expects R&D activity from the facility. Reads the press release: “It is expected that Tesla Shanghai will achieve an optimized R&D, manufacturing, and sales operations that will contribute to its global business. This win-win cooperation further enhances Shanghai’s position as a world class automobile manufacturing center.”
Tesla expects to produce half a million electric cars in China once the Gigafactory 3 is up and running.