Engineering Technician-Model S/X/3/Y



Tesla is seeking a Quality Engineering Technician for the Impact Damage Team to support the development and implementation of a robust quality system that can be scaled for all of Tesla’s vehicle products. Specifically, this position will involve the identifying & root causing repeat issues related to impact damage. This includes process validation, on the fly countermeasures, and continuous improvement of manufacturing quality systems across all product lines.   


The person selected for this role will have a unique opportunity to help serve all vehicle products produced at the Fremont factory. The nature of the work will be hands-on and fast-paced, with the opportunity to meaningfully improve the experience of Tesla’s products by reducing production quality and field issues.   


  • High school diploma required (College degree or equivalent preferred but not required) 

  • Detail-oriented with excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate across diverse functional groups.  

  • Must have a passion for problem-solving and improving quality standards 

  • Proficient with 3D modeling software & able to utilize it with minimal guidance. Turn an idea into a physical item. 

  • Proficient with 3D printing machines (preferably Ultimaker & Formlabs brands) & their various maintenance needs.  

  • 1 or more years of experience in a Manufacturing, Quality, or Process focused role 

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and trouble-shooting skills 

  • Experience using basic hand tools (wrenches, power drills, screwdrivers, etc.) 

  • Mechanical inspection experience using basic and precision measurement tools (calipers, micrometers, thread gauges, etc.).  

  • Ability to read and interpret basic mechanical drawings. 

  • Experience writing work instructions highly desired 

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing practices highly desired 

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, ability to lift and sort parts of up to 30 pounds as needed. 

  • Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint