Staff Equipment Engineer, Cell Manufacturing

Tesla

Responsibilities

Tesla is seeking a highly motivated Staff Equipment Engineer to contribute to the design, development, improvement and sustainability of new or existing equipment 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. Tesla Motors is a demanding and fast-paced environment where you will work on a critical subsystem of incredibly exciting products.

The Staff Equipment 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, Process and Production teams to bring the new product from initial design, through prototype development and finally into full production.

Requirements

  • BS/MS Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)

  • Minimum 8+ years of experience as a hands-on Electro-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 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

  • Experience with batch powder mixing, conveyance, roll to roll, slitting and converting equipment

  • Preferred experience with Fanuc robot programming and Vision systems (Cognex, Keyence etc)

  • Preferred experience with semi-automated / automated manufacturing equipment in a high-volume manufacturing environment (Simotion, Simatic and Profinet)