Technical Project Engineer, Inline Metrology Systems



We are seeking a highly motivated Technical Project Engineer to join a world-class team of engineers responsible for designing, building, and deploying vendor and Tesla in-house inline metrology and inspection systems that make up the Tesla Battery Cell and Energy factories, manufacturing our groundbreaking Tesla-designed 4680 battery cells at high speed. 

The projects involve development of automation for various metrology and inspection tools using based on various material characterization and/or vision systems which are to be tested, scaled up, and deployed to factories. These projects are highly interdisciplinary and require collaboration and coordination across various engineering teams and locations. The Technical Project Engineer will be responsible for supporting the engineering team by managing the projects schedules, required documentations, and supporting the engineering team throughout the entire project lifecycle until manufacturing readiness for Tesla scale mass production.


·       Some experience working deploying and maintaining metrology and inspection systems.

·       Some experience working on a large scale factory commissioning project. Manufacturing Engineering experience preferred, but contributions from other disciplines are also welcome: Electrical, Process, Mechanical, Manufacturing Design, Program or Project Management/Project Engineering in manufacturing/factory environments. 

·       Methodical and elite English communication and documentation skills, with ability to understand and communicate complex technical projects in clear and simple ways to diverse audiences. 

·       Remain engaged, proactive, professional, and positive in a “plaid speed” environment under tough circumstances, owning assignments and taking responsibility for clear communications that are required for project success.  

·       Some experience managing engineering projects – coordinating distributed, complex cross-functional projects, establishing processes, organizing priorities and goals, and coordinating meetings.

·       Some experience in a factory production environment. 

·       Visit the factory floor regularly to understand requirements and adjust program strategy

·       Ability to effectively execute many projects and tasks in parallel.