Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineer – Safety and Restraints

Tesla

The Role

This position will work as a member of the Safety and Restraints team with the primary objectives to support the design and implementation of passive safety systems in new vehicles. The successful candidate for this position must have a strong engineering fundamentals background preferably with a strength in passive safety, data aquisition and/or data analysis.

Responsibilities

  • Mechanical design and optimization of pedestrian and occupant restraint systems.
  • Determine locations and mounting arrangements of transducers and ECUs.
  • Assist to develop structures with the CAE group to ensure desired system performance.
  • Assist the development of restraint systems including determination of deployment timing and co-ordination to minimize injury and ensure legal compliance.
  • Assist with development and maintainance of a database using Python, MYSQL and Matlab
  • Assist in the development of tools to quanitify injury assessment in the field
  • provide processed data / information to other groups with the purpose of improving impact safety
  • Assist in the co-ordination and execution of full vehicle crash testing and sub-system testing

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering
  • Preferred database knowledge
  • Preferred experience with Python 3+
  • Understanding the basics of Statistics and Data Science
  • Ability to follow oral, written, email, and text message instructions
  • Work in a team-based environment to achieve common goals
  • Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines