Process Engineer, Production Control Change

Tesla

  • Full Time

The Role

The Process Engineer is
responsible for analyzing and optimizing conveyance, material handling, and
warehouse flow, layouts, and processes related to production of all Tesla
products. We are looking for a talented and highly motivated individual to
join the PC Engineering Team. This team is responsible for supporting all
physical and systematic engineering needs of the Production Control Team,
including designing mechanisms for part transport and staging and solutions to
safety and ergonomic hazards, as well as leading warehouse and process
improvement, and new warehouse, process, and product launch projects. Successful members of the team will be highly proactive and self-sufficient in
pursuing improvement projects, be able to multitask and refocus efforts
immediately to meet constantly shifting demands in a fast paced environment,
and have exceptional organizational skills to coordinate changes with all
affected teams.

Responsibilities

  • Lead inventory management in new part introduction.
  • Develop and lead change control management including material
    flow, materials, and systems.
  • Analyze and improve processes with a focus on lean
    optimization – Analysis includes dock, storage and manpower.
  • Support warehouse and process adjustments for improvement and
    space availability changes. Analysis includes warehouse densification
    projects due to volume changes by car segment.
  • Coordinate change readiness with cross functional teams
    including Supply Chain, Material Planning, and New Part
    Introduction. 
  • Understand process capabilities through critical data
    analysis and in depth understanding of the product. 
  • Identify risks, isolate problems, and create countermeasures
    against material and material flow risks during pilot phase.
  • Develop business cases for part and/or process optimization
    by project improvements such as external warehousing, variant reduction,
    and automation.
  • Direct workflow for changes and develop training for
    manpower.
  • Create documentation for training materials such as job
    cards, standard work, and standard operating procedures.
  • Gather part data for inventory and database accuracy. Develop
    and maintain the plan for every part from supplier to point of use.

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science or higher in engineering, mathematics, or
    physical science.
  • 3-5 years of Process Engineering experience
  • Data collection and analysis experience.  Ability
    to develop data driven root cause analysis and solutions.
  • Strong problem solving skills and an aptitude for learning
    systems quickly.
  • Strong ability to work and communicate effectively (verbal
    and written) with team and peers within a manufacturing and engineering
    organization.
  • Work efficiently and productively in independent and team
    settings.
  • Communicate clearly using excellent written and verbal
    skills.
  • Demonstrated talent for implementing process flow
    improvements.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD 2015, or similar 2D CAD software.
  • Experience with Bill of Materials referencing and
    manipulation.
  • Familiarity with asset database management and manipulation.
  • Knowledge of Tableau and dashboard creation preferred.
  • Ability to program with SQL.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.