Sunday , October 2 2022

Tesla Hiring – Equipment Engineer

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Job Description:

Tesla is looking for a highly motivated Equipment Engineer. You will work with cross-functional teams responsible for designing and producing exciting new technologies for vehicle service. You will need to successfully collaborate closely with highly talented engineers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with process engineers to identify opportunities for new tools or equipment to improve our process in productivity, quality, safety, or total cost
  • Create maintenance documentation and act as primary point of contact for maintenance team to ensure tooling and equipment downtime is minimized
  • Design new tooling, fixtures, assembly aids, and equipment to be used on the manufacturing lines
  • Analyze processes, identify where automation can be most beneficial, and work with automation and controls engineers to design and install automation
  • Create business cases analyzing the financial feasibility of new tooling and equipment, calculating ROI and justifying department expenses to upper management
  • Create CAD models and technical 2D drawings for new tooling and equipment, performing FEA structural analyses when applicable
  • Document BOMs, schematics, maintenance guides, and operator manuals for equipment, and support maintenance debugging efforts as needed
  • Conduct risk assessments on equipment under development and lead safety buy-offs for equipment before launch, working closely with Safety Engineers to ensure all equipment is safe before handing over to production
  • Sustain equipment and tooling by responding to equipment issues and maintenance escalations, while looking for opportunities to improve existing designs
  • Define specifications and requirements for outsourced tooling and equipment, including standardized RFQ (request for quote) documents to be sent to suppliers

Job Requirements:

  • Experience with 3D CAD design and analysis; Solidworks required, CATIA a plus
  • Experience sourcing large equipment projects, including defining the specifications (RFQ), reviewing quotes, selecting and managing a supplier, supervising installation, and conducting major milestone buy-offs
  • Proven success designing tools and equipment for manufacturing or assembly processes
  • Strong mechanical design and analysis skills, including experience with pneumatics, sensors, motors, pumps, and other actuators and related control elements
  • Ability to read, interpret, troubleshoot, and create complex mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment and subsystem schematics
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment required, including exposure to safety best-practices
  • BS or higher degree in engineering (Preferred Mechanical) or equivalent relevant experience
  • Previous exposure to electrical connector design, electrical cabinet layout basics, and heat transfer estimations for thermal systems
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, a fast-paced environment, and in a role with broad scope
  • Knowledgeable of fabrication methods and limitations of Mill, Lathe, Sheet Metal, and Additive manufacturing (3D Print)

Job Details:

Company: Tesla

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Lathrop, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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