Materials Engineer, Metals

Tesla

Responsibilities

The team is seeking a Materials Engineer as a specialist
metallurgical lead for all wrought aluminium materials. 

Requirements

  • Materials
    Engineering degree.  Metallurgical
    Engineering focus and advanced degrees are preferred.
  • Knowledge
    of process-structure-property relationships in aluminium sheet, forgings,
    extrusions (5XXX and 6XXX), and steel sheet (Low Carbon, Low Alloy,
    Multi-Phase, Martensitic), as well as their relevant manufacturing
    processes.
  • Familiarity
    with metallurgical joining processes (brazing, welding, friction stir).
  • Experience
    with robust manufacturing quality systems and qualification processes
    (PFMEA, lean manufacturing).
  • Experience
    conducting and understanding standard mechanical property testing.
  • Ideal
    candidate will be able to provide specific examples of evaluations of raw materials
    that demonstrate not only an ability to follow standards, but also a
    deeper understanding of the functional requirements of the property
    evaluation using a first principles approach.