Mechanical Design Engineer, Cell Engineering

Tesla

  • Full Time

Responsibilities

  • Battery Cells are the common denominator for every Tesla product. Our product requirements demand ground-up cell architectures with state-of-the-art performance, manufactured at volumes that are orders of magnitude higher than the products they power. Our environment is fast-paced and incredibly exciting, so being passionate and self-motivated to push your limits is critical. Our team works with engineering groups across various disciplines, requiring strong communication skills and a team-first mentality. You will work alongside seasoned industry experts, high aptitude recent graduates, and people from every stage in between. We look for anyone with an exceptional ability to solve problems in both individual and team settings.

    Our product requirements demand ground-up cell architectures with state-of-the-art performance, manufactured at volumes that are orders of magnitude higher than the products they power. This requires you to be extremely rigorous and to hold your designs to the highest standard of quality, reliability, and manufacturability. Our environment is demanding, fast-paced, and incredibly exciting. Tesla moves quickly, so being passionate and self-motivated to push your limits is critical. Our team works alongside engineering groups across various disciplines, requiring strong communication skills and a team-first mentality. You will work alongside seasoned industry experts, high aptitude recent graduates, and people from every stage in between. We look for anyone with demonstrated exceptional ability to solve problems in both individual and team settings.

Requirements

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
    Strong engineering fundamentals in solid mechanics and heat transfer
    Familiarity with properties and applications of common engineering metals and polymers
    Strong communication skills and team mentality
    Basic knowledge of GD&T (proficiency is a plus)
    Proficiency in 3D CAD modeling (CATIA V5/V6 experience is a plus)
    Experience in designing for one or more high volume manufacturing processes such as stamping, deep drawing, plastic injection molding, heat treating, and metal welding