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.