Sr. Manufacturing Equipment Engineer | Powerwall


  • Full Time


  • A senior manufacturing equipment engineer in the production engineering team will be a part of operating, sustaining, and improving some of the most automated manufacturing equipment in the world. The best candidate for the position has a high aptitude to learn new skillsets in the position. The expectation is that engineers will start with strengths in a given field (AUTOCAD, robotics, PLC Programming, vision, Python, HMI scripting, etc) and then learn all other areas from those who work with them. This role requires capability across the board to sustain all parts of the automated equipment.


  • Compulsory:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial Engineering, Mechatronic, or a related field
  • 7+ years of experience in a high volume, automated manufacturing facility, preferably in a sustaining capacity
  • Experience leading or mentoring other engineers.


  • Experience commissioning and improving Equipment. Have a demonstrated track record of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) improvement, Preventative and Predictive Maintenance activities.
  • Good understanding of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), Safety, Ergonomics, Change Point Management, Spare Parts Management
  • Strong problem solving skills and an aptitude for learning systems quickly. Able to utilize structured problem solving techniques such as DMAIC, Ishikawa, Five Why (5W) or Eight Disciplines (8D). Able to resolve high level performance issues into addressable actions.
  • Experience with PLC programming, troubleshooting and configuration. Good overall computer skills with demonstrated ability in a programming language.
  • Skilled with the use of a variety of hand and portable tools as well as general machining
  • Able to read and interpret basic mechanical drawings and electrical schematics.
  • Experience with 2D/ 3D modeling software
  • Vision system development & qualification experience
  • Experience developing and improving HMI’s
  • Robotics maintenance, troubleshooting, optimization & teaching
    Soft Skills:
  • Exceptional capacity for managing simultaneous activities, competing priorities and challenges
  • Strong ability to work and communicate effectively with team and peers within a manufacturing and engineering organization. This includes excellent communication skills: written and verbal.
  • Creative capacity for developing new ways to do things better, cheaper, faster in alignment with the Tesla approach to revolutionary product development
  • Passion for making fantastic new products and using testing as a means to enable an engineering organization to achieve outstanding quality, reliability and excellence
  • Willing to perform shift work (nights) and overtime as required
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, mentor, develop others