Equipment Engineer



The Role:

Tesla is seeking energetic and highly motivated Equipment Engineer to join our pilot production team. You will be part of a new pilot program where your impact will contribute to laying the foundation for a new product line. You will have the opportunity to contribute to both process development and equipment improvement. A strong drive to learn new skills and acquire knowledge will enhance your ability to support production operations while your flexibility and communication skills enhance your ability to be team player.



·       BS/MS Mechanical, Chemical or Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)

·       5+ years of experience as a hands-on mechanical/manufacturing Engineer working on automation and/or solving electromechanical systems and software systems

·       Demonstrated experience ramping equipment into manufacturing – automation equipment, web handling, design of electromechanical systems, PLCs, motion controls, and data capture

·       Proficiency designing mechanical equipment, fixture and tooling in CAD (SolidWorks, Catia is a plus)

·       Demonstrate experience in creating/validating layouts, tooling drawings, Pneumatic and electrical schematics

·       Preferred experience with robot programming and Vision systems (Cognex, Keyence, Wintriss etc.)

·       Preferred experience with semi-automated / automated manufacturing equipment in a high-volume manufacturing environment

·       Ability to work with nitrile rubber