Manufacturing Equipment Engineer, Service



Tesla is looking for a highly motivated equipment engineer.
You will work with cross-functional teams responsible for designing and
producing exciting new technologies. The equipment engineer is responsible
for sustaining, improving, designing and/or sourcing pieces of tooling and
equipment. They will collaborate with test engineers & controls engineers
to maintain existing equipment and testers. The equipment engineer will also
lead the development and improvement of equipment documentation and define new
documentation standards where needed. The equipment engineer will be expected
to have sound mechanical engineering fundamentals and also be comfortable
contacting and project managing a supplier or suppliers. The candidate must be
independent, proactive, and very hands-on, spending significant time on the
manufacturing line where the tooling or equipment will be used. The ideal
candidate takes pride in their hands-on and analytical abilities,
organization skills, and attention to detail.


  • BS
    or higher degree in engineering (Preferred Mechanical) or equivalent
    relevant experience
  • Experience
    in a manufacturing environment required, including exposure to safety best-practices
  • Experience
    with 3D CAD design and analysis; SolidWorks required, CATIA a plus
  • Strong
    mechanical design and analysis skills, including experience with
    pneumatics, sensors, motors, pumps, and other actuators and related
    control elements
  • Proven
    success designing tools and equipment for manufacturing or assembly
  • Experience
    sourcing large equipment projects, including defining the specifications
    (RFQ), reviewing quotes, selecting and managing a supplier, supervising
    installation, and conducting major milestone buy-offs
  • Knowledgeable
    of fabrication methods and limitations of Mill, Lathe, Sheet Metal, and
    Additive manufacturing (3D Print)
  • Previous
    exposure to electrical connector design, electrical cabinet layout basics,
    and heat transfer estimations for thermal systems
  • Ability
    to read, interpret, troubleshoot, and create complex mechanical,
    electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment and subsystem schematics
  • Comfortable
    with ambiguity, a fast-paced environment, and in a role with broad scope