Staff Process Engineer – Service Manufacturing



As the process engineer, you will be responsible for process sustaining and continuous improvement on the Service Manufacturing production lines, building new HV batteries and electric motors for Tesla’s service network. You will be responsible for applying lean manufacturing principles to monitor yield, fallout, and critical parameters and drive necessary process improvements. Daily work will be highly cooperative in nature with regularly interactions with manufacturing engineering, new product introduction, quality engineering, equipment engineering, and production operators – strong interpersonal skills are critical. You will place a significant focus on troubleshooting and root causing test failures and fallout, including data collection and rework process development. You will also overlap regularly with the remanufacturing operations of similar products to understand leading causes of field failures and prevent defects in production.The position will report to the engineering lead for the associated product within Service Manufacturing.


  • BS or higher degree in engineering (Preferred Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, or Industrial) or equivalent relevant experience 
  • 5+ year’s experience in manufacturing, operations, or similar
  • Exposure to Lean Manufacturing, 5S, continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of problem solving tools and methodologies (A3, 8D, or similar)
  • Experience with FMEAs and 8D are highly desired
  • Knowledge of statistical process control (SPC)
  • Experience with time study methodologies and industrial engineering basics and strong mechanical and electrical engineering fundamentals
  • Experience with electric motors or lithium ion batteries is a plus
  • Comfortable working with data; SQL is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication, ability to work in large teams and comfortable with ambiguity