Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Service Tooling



  • As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer on Tesla’s Service Tooling Engineering team you will be responsible for specifying, designing, and validating all tools and equipment used to service Tesla electric vehicles world-wide. You will work with internal and external customers to identify and develop practical solutions to enable fast, seamless, and revolutionary service. You will lead the design, development and validation of tooling and equipment used to service Tesla vehicles. The ideal candidate is someone who gets excited building things, is highly analytical, and sees the big picture needed to evolve a concept into a product. The ideal candidate is a hybrid of a mechanical engineer, software engineer, electrical engineer and possesses a strong understanding of manufacturing concepts.

    Joining this team is an opportunity to become part of a world-class organization, supporting the latest EV technology. We are setting the standard that will continue to transform the automotive and trucking industry while accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy.


  • Evidence of exceptional ability required
  • B.S in Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronics, Manufacturing Engineering field or related technical design field from ABET accredited program
  • Minimum 5 years exp. in mechanical design and drafting
  • Strong 3D CAD experience required, CATIA preferred
  • GD&T experience required
  • FEA experience preferred
  • Heavy truck (Class 8) experience preferred
  • Tooling and/or equipment design experience preferred
  • Hands on experience building mechanical and/or electrical systems
  • Familiarity with Regulatory compliance is a plus- (OSHA, CE, CCC, ASME related standards)
  • Machine shop and fabrication experience preferred
  • Strong communication, organization, and documentation skills
  • Proven ability to research information, solve challenging problems, and coordinate projects under tight timing constraints
  • Excellent fundamental engineering knowledge with examples of applied engineering success through work projects
  • Familiarity working with various outside suppliers and managing deliverables
  • Ability to work autonomously to manage projects and maintain communication with interested parties
  • Ability to collaborate in a fast-paced team environment: pro-active team player who thinks ahead, plans, and suggests solutions