Production Supervisor

Coolidge, Arizona


You’re passionate about a zero-emissions future and want to build something special.  You want to own your space but work with talented, like-minded people on important projects.  The pace doesn’t scare you - it excites you.  Quality and integrity matter to you.

We feel exactly the same way.

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We are on the lookout for a few highly skilled Production Supervisors for our Class 8 Heavy-Duty trucks.  In this role, you'll inspire and supervise a dynamic team of technicians and leads in the building of Prototype class 8 trucks and the Nikola Tre. 

You will:

  • Build and direct a strong, motivated production team capable of delivering high quality productions on-time
  • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities, oversee scheduling and routine productions activities 
  • Have effective use of time management while prioritizing your workload 
  • Effectively communicate organizational needs
  • Use your troubleshooting expertise to provide resolutions should problems arise
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform standardized work processes and defined work instructions
  • While overseeing your production team, provide guidance, support and developmental needs so the team and organization is successful 
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

You’ll need: 

  • Minimum (5) five years’ experience in R&D, manufacturing, or related field
  • Minimum (3) three years’ experience managing teams of people in high volume production 
  • Previous expertise in class-8 alt-fuel environment is a plus
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • The ability to follow directions while being a self-starter
  • Effective oral and written communication 
  • Physical stamina to (including but not limited to) stand, kneel, bend, push, pull, reach, grip, lift, etc
  • Comprehension of and adherence to safety & policy practices
  • Must be able to travel abroad for specialized training

Candidates must have current U.S. work authorization or be TN eligible from Mexico or Canada.  This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT.


Equal Employment Opportunity statement (EEO)

Nikola Motor Company™ is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.

To all recruitment agencies: Nikola is not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and recruiting agencies. No fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of Nikola, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.