Senior Production Equipment Engineer, Tabless, Cell Manufacturing


  • Full Time


Tesla is seeking a highly motivated Equipment Engineer to contribute to the development and improvement of new automation equipment and assembly lines for our advanced cell manufacturing equipment for our cutting-edge Tesla Energy Batteries.

The Battery is one of the most complex and challenging components designed and manufactured at Tesla. This is an exciting opportunity to build a world-class manufacturing facility from the ground up. Tesla is a demanding and fast-paced environment where you will work on a critical subsystem of incredibly exciting products.

The Equipment Engineer Engineer will also work with cross-functional teams throughout the entire lifecycle of the product and processes.  He/She will work closely with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing), Quality and Process teams to bring the new product from initial design, through prototype development and finally into full production.


  • BS/MS Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • 5+ years of experience as a hands-on Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineer working on automation and/or solving electromechanical systems and software systems
  • Demonstrated experience ramping equipment into manufacturing – automation equipment, web handling, design of electromechanical systems, PLCs, motion controls, and data capture
  • Proficiency in designing mechanical equipment, fixture and tooling in CAD (SolidWorks, Catia is a plus)
  • Demonstrate experience in creating/validating layouts, tooling drawings, Pneumatic and electrical schematics
  • Preferred experience with robot programming and Vision systems (Cognex, Keyence, Wintriss etc)
  • Preferred experience with semi-automated / automated manufacturing equipment in a high volume manufacturing environment