Sustaining Engineer – Structural Design Engineering



A Structures Design Engineer is responsible for engineering best-in-class body structure architectures and systems for Tesla’s premium vehicle programs. This role will Conceptualize, Design, Engineer, Release, Develop and Launch Body Structure components and systems.


Bachelor of Science or higher in mechanical engineering; or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability. • 2 years minimum experience in structural design engineering. • Experience in a development life cycle with substantial system responsibility. • Proficiency in computer aided design. CATIA experience preferred. • Understanding of GD&T in design engineering. • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to integrate state-of-the-art design and manufacturing methods into product concepts and designs. • Well versed in selecting materials based on their properties and manufacturing limitations. • Proven knowledge and application of engineering fundamentals to root cause and solve complex engineering challenges. • Demonstrated ability to manage projects with tight timing constraints. • Knowledge of metal parts manufacturing methods. • Ability to thrive with ambiguity in design direction and conditions. • Experience in design for six sigma highly preferred. • Ability to interpret CAE results and integrate recommendations into product designs.