Equipment Safety Engineer (w/m/d) – Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg


  • Full Time


Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg marks a defining moment in Europe for Tesla’s mission of accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy. Here we will launch revolutionary products on a massive scale, using extraordinary speed, innovation and efficiency. Our employees will ensure that we achieve our goals, and we welcome you to help us write the next chapter of our success story.

Reporting to the Machine and Equipment Safety Lead the Equipment Safety Engineer – Vehicle Engineering ensures that machinery and equipment complies with all local regulatory requirements, conducts equipment risk assessments, and supports installation and equipment commissioning activities.

This role will provide technical and formal support for the development of machinery and equipment design, assists with on-site and ongoing site assessment, and installation and commissioning.

The ideal candidate has strong technical knowledge in machine and workplace safety, automation and safety controls and working with technical norms and standards.


  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent in Mechanical, Chemical or Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Experience with the application of EU directives as well as related harmonized standards.
  • Extensive experience in plant safety and in conducting the conformity assessment process for CE marking of machinery.
  • Knowledge in electrical safety, functional safety, machine guarding, lasers and radiation safety, and automated equipment (robotics)
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees and leadership
  • Ability to work in a challenging and fast paced, collaborative environment;
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines;
  • Able to identify and work on business-driven needs, EHS Strategy or emerging risks.
  • Builds (global) relationships through collaboration both within and outside of EHS, Vehicle Engineering and Test Facilities and has strong communication skills;
  • Well organized with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    Fluent in German and English;
  • Mastery of Microsoft 365, including SharePoint;
  • Willingness to travel should be present

What we offer:

You will be working in our state-of-the-art Gigafactory where you’ll solve the world’s most interesting problems with the best and brightest people who share a passion to change the world. Tesla’s compensation package includes a competitive salary and Tesla shares or bonuses. Typical benefits that we provide are 30 vacation days, an occupational pension, employee life and disability insurances, free EV charging, product discounts and various transportation benefits.