Lab Assistant

Tesla

Responsibilities

  • The Lab Operations Lab Assistant will work as a member of the Test Facilities & Equipment Engineering Team within the Engineering Reliability & Test Organization.

    This position will support all Engineering Test teams performing in-house as well as external test. The primary objective of this role is to assist with the overall lab operations efforts, organization, lab safety and processes at the Kato Test Lab in Fremont, CA. The successful candidate for this position must have a broad background and a proven record of success in laboratory or similar facilities, and workshop organization. This candidate takes pride in their hands-on abilities, organization skills and attention to detail. They appreciate an environment where superior work is encouraged, noticed and rewarded.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 4 years of workshop/warehouse, industrial facility, test laboratory or other appropriate industry experience required

    The successful candidate for this position takes pride in his/her hands-on abilities, organization skills and attention to detail.  He/she appreciates an environment where superior work is encouraged, noticed and rewarded.

    Experience and demonstrated success with 5S or similar workplace organization methods.

    Knowledge of methods, techniques, parts, tools and materials used within a test lab environment is a plus

    Ability to operate and maintain a wide variety of hand and power tools, shop tools, and shop equipment is a plus

    Ability to skillfully operate cars, light truck and various trailers, and shop equipment – forklifts, EV carts and Stringo vehicle mover is a must

    Ability to follow oral, written, email, and text message instructions

    Ability to communicate clearly using excellent written and verbal skills

    Ability to work well under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines

    Ability to remain engaged, proactive and positive in tough circumstances, owning assignments and taking full accountability for their success

    Maintain flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments, coping with rapidly changing information and tasks

    Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including the public

    Work in a team-based environment to achieve common goals

    Strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail

    Experience with MS office tools (Outlook/Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Project), and Adobe products

    Must have valid driver’s license

    Must have ability to lift 50 lbs