Wednesday , October 5 2022

Tesla Job Openings – Manufacturing Equipment Engineer

Website Tesla

Job Description:

A manufacturing equipment engineer in the production engineering team will be a part of operating, sustaining, and improving some of the most automated manufacturing equipment in the world. The best candidate for the position has a high aptitude to learn new skillsets in the position. The expectation is that engineers will start with strengths in each field (CAD, robotics, PLC Programming, vision, HMI scripting, etc.) and then learn all other areas from those who work with them. This role requires capability across the board to sustain all parts of the automated equipment. This role specifically will be for a night shift equipment engineer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Takes initiative to create, implement and improve Preventative and Predictive Maintenance documents and schedules, under the direction of the Maintenance Planner
  • Become Expert Level Trainer on all machines in assigned area and be responsible for the level of knowledge of Shift technicians. Provide hands-on support to maintenance team to troubleshoot and resolve extended downtime situations.
  • Participate in spare part analysis and inventory development, cost reduction, improvement working with Spares Department to RMA faulty components and communicate needs to the vendor.
  • Active leader of a cross functional TPM team while taking on enhancement projects to assist in improving the factory. Diagnoses equipment failures, finds root cause and improve Overall Equipment Effectiveness. Lead equipment upgrades with a focus on serviceability, reliability, and process capability.
  • Sustain 24/7 production operations through responding to and troubleshooting breakdowns quickly and efficiently to minimize downtime
  • Program ladder logic and structured text on multiple PLC controller platforms (Allen-Bradley, Siemens and Beckhoff). Program and teach industrial 6-axis robots (Fanuc) Sequence complex, multi-station machinery for material pick-and-place, dispense, fastening, welding and conveyance applications.
  • Develop and improve equipment validation procedures including calibration and qualification

Job Requirements:

  • Strong problem-solving skills and an aptitude for learning systems quickly. Able to utilize structured problem-solving techniques such as DMAIC, Ishikawa, Five Why (5W) or Eight Disciplines (8D). Able to resolve high level performance issues into addressable actions.
  • Experience commissioning and improving Equipment. Have a demonstrated track record of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) improvement, Preventative and Predictive Maintenance activities.
  • Experience with PLC (Allen Bradley preferred) programming, motion control, safety devices.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial Engineering, Mechatronic, or a related field
  • Vision system (Cognex preferred) development & qualification experience
  • Experience developing and improving HMI’s
  • Skilled with the use of a variety of hand and portable tools as well as general machining
  • Good understanding of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), Safety, Ergonomics, Change Point Management, Spare Parts Management
  • Robotics (Fanuc) experience – programming and IR vision.
  • Night shift required

Job Details:

Company: Tesla

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sparks, NV, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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