Tesla Job Openings – Engineering Technician

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Job Description:

Tesla is seeking a highly skilled, self-motivated, mechanical engineering technician to join the Core Test Technology Team. The position is based in Reno/Tahoe, Nevada. The candidate will report directly into a cross-functional engineering team, that is responsible for manufacturing/testing equipment development for Tesla products.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Support engineering activities for equipment development, which includes proof of concept studies, equipment design, build, validation and commissioning process.
  • Ability to assemble, operate, maintain & troubleshoot complicated and automated manufacturing equipment.
  • Set up and sustain Mechanical Engineering lab and build space following 5S.
  • Support, maintain and optimize inventory management systems; responsible for receiving, organizing and stocking commonly used parts.
  • Create and update related design documentation following new equipment development process.
  • Lead installation of automated testing equipment on existing and new production lines. Travel per need.
  • Fabricate/machine parts using mills, lathes, laser cutters, 3D printers etc. with part drawings provided.
  • Maintain a clean and organized fabrication area and sustain machining equipment.
  • Collaborate with operations, process and equipment engineering, maintenance, quality, EHS, and other teams on equipment development.
  • Take initiatives to identify and implement process improvements.

Job Requirements:

  • Five (5) or more years of experience building and/or maintaining production automation equipment.
  • Experience of working on and troubleshooting a wide variety of mechanical systems and components; motors, pumps, valves, cams, cylinders, conveyance systems, etc.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Remain engaged, proactive and positive in tough circumstances, owning assignments and taking full accountability for overall team success.
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Follow all aspects of maintenance safety protocol (LOTO, 5S, Arc Flash, etc.).
  • Ability to use a wide variety of appropriate hand & power tools.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel & Word.
  • Experience with Solidworks/CATIA is a plus.
  • Experience with high speed and continuous motion machinery preferred.
  • Experience with pneumatic systems and components.
  • Experience in assembling high quality mechanical engineering systems with technical drawings.
  • Good understanding of short-term fixes vs. long term improvements.

Job Details:

Company: Tesla

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Reno, NV, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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