Supplier Industrialization Engineer – Injection Molding (m/w/d) – Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg


  • Full Time


Supplier Industrialization team is responsible for component development, part
and process qualification activities, quality management, and continuous
improvement activities at suppliers. The job requires effective communication
at all levels both with internal and external teams, traveling to suppliers in
different regions, and on-the-spot critical decision making. The goal:
developing suppliers by teaching best practices for manufacturing, quality, and
engineering, delivering on time quantities of high quality component parts into
Tesla’s production processes to enable extremely rapid development cycles and
product launches, driving lean manufacturing principals to reduce waste and
improve quality.


  • Degree in
    Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or evidence of experience and exceptional
  • Minimum of
    5 years’ experience in manufacturing, research, or quality engineering, with
    demonstrated evidence of excellence.
  • Experience
    in Quality Systems a plus: PPAP/APQP processes.
  • Display an
    advanced working knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC), Geometric
    Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and Lean Manufacturing, and how to
    apply these skills to improve quality, capacity, and reduce cost.
  • Advanced
    working knowledge of plastic injection moulding production processes, material
    flow, lean manufacturing principals, automation, gauging, tooling, and
    manufacturing engineering
  • Possess
    demonstrable leadership abilities
  • Practical
    experience in the design, development or manufacture of plastic injection
    moulded components and/or systems
  • Knowledge
    of plastic injection moulded components in automotive applications
  • Ability to
    communicate and direct supplier activities at the management level
  • Ability to
    define and execute a project using project management techniques
  • Ability to
    thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Excellent team building skills in
    dealing with suppliers, peers and other functional areas
  • Strong
    technical writing ability and an ability to explain complex issues in a concise
    and plain manner. Must be familiar with SPC and data analysis
  • An average
    of 40-50% travel, possibly on short notice.