Quality Engineer / Energy


  • Full Time

Position: Quality Engineer, Gigafactory 


·         The
successful candidate for this position must have a broad technical background
with the ability to work with engineering, manufacturing, service and suppliers
across a wide variety of issues. Strong interpersonal and communication
skills are an absolute requirement to establish effective working relationships
within Tesla and outside.

·         Development
of manufacturing requirements, quality standards and product quality plans to
assure products will meet expectations of our target customers.

·         Deployment
of manufacturing level requirements to subsystems, assemblies &
components to assure clear focus on design and customer needs.

·         Identification
of critical requirements to assure proper supplier and production focus on
critical needs.

·         Leading
development of FMEAs (Design & Process) for development teams to identify
and address critical risks.

·         Support
development of manufacturing equipment, controls and test plans to address
risks identified in FMEA.

·         Participate
in design reviews to assure product subsystem quality, manufacturability,
reliability, etc.

·         Assist
development with statistical tolerancing, Monte Carlo analysis and other
methods to investigate the effects of part and process variability on system

·         Support
process capability analyses to investigate the ability of suppliers and
production processes to meet defined specifications and quality standards.

·         Design
effective experiments through DOE or other methods to support design teams in
investigation of various alternatives or in design validation testing.

·         Manage
and facilitate the root cause & corrective actions system through tracking
and validation of issues and support in root cause analysis through
facilitating brainstorming, use of lean methodologies, hypothesis testing,
design of experiments, etc.


·         Bachelor
of Science in Electric, Mechanical, Materials, Industrial Engineering, or
evidence of exceptional experience in related fields.

·         MS
degree in engineering and Six Sigma certification are preferred.

·         A
minimum of 3+ years of experience.

·         Specific
training and demonstrated success in applying design for quality and problem-solving
methodologies, FMEA, process capability analysis, hypothesis testing, DoE, SPC,

·         Strong
background and demonstrated success applying statistical methods.

·         Minitab,
JMP or other statistical software capabilities are preferred.

·         Data
mining and database (MySQL) experience

·         Excellent
oral, written and presentation communication skills.

    Exceptional capacity for managing simultaneous
activities, competing priorities and challenges.


  • Experience developing and
    improving HMI’s
  • Ignition/Station
    Controller knowledge
  • Good overall
    computer skills with demonstrated ability in PLC configuration,
    programming, scripting, and query languages such Python, Java, MySQL.
  • Understanding of
    automation controls systems and interfaces between software, equipment
    hardware and factory databases