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Dimensional Engineer BIW

Company: Tesla Motors
Location: fremont
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Role:

The Dimensional Engineer is responsible for Leading the development of dimensional validation process for different systems and subsystems within a given architecture. Create measurement point routines to validate critical requirements developed on drawings.

Analyze data from supplier and assembly plant builds to assess capability of meeting dimensional requirements required to complete build. Proficient in CM4D and 3DCS dimensional analysis software among others. Support assembly plant and manufacturing on all build issue resolution projects and quality improvement projects.

Responsible for maintaining a list of critical product and process characteristics and controlling their geometry in vehicle builds to produce quality assemblies. The Engineer will recommend best gauging methods and perform data analysis to identify special and common cause problems.


* Develop, validate, and incorporate total vehicle Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) requirements * Lead design and production of all assembly fixtures used in body shop * Assist manufacturing with assembly line layouts and total vehicle production by providing relative dimensional input, direction, and support * Track and report on all program dimensional specification requirements and progress towards 100% compliance * Define preliminary dimensional control plan including datum's, drawing requirements, and measurement point routine for part quality definition * Resolve dimensional specifications not meeting established targets to meet 100% compliance * Concept to launch program execution, with an emphasis in Dimensional Engineering experience. * Design for Manufacturing, Best Practices, Exterior/Interior Development Processes, Packaging, Continuous Improvement and Aesthetic Design knowledge are required * Dimensional Engineering software capabilities: CM4D, 3DCS * Create 3DCS analysis virtual models for BIW, exterior, and interior trim to simulate assembly process and predict main sources of variation of the system. Drive recommendations to reduce variation and balance requirements * CAD & PDM capabilities, specifically CATIA * PPAP and APQP experience; PFMEA experience required * Other duties as assigned * Help in development and implementation of training material within the assembly plant to inform production team members of quality control opportunities root causing dimensional issues and works with cross-functional teams to recommend and evaluate corrective actions * Documenting quality issues and driving process standardization through Kaizen and World class manufacturing methodologies * Interior and exterior dimensional validation, documenting Kaizens and root cause findings from build issues and part variation * Leading cross functional teams through root cause analysis, launch support and interfacing with suppliers to lead the drive on corrective actions


* Bachelors' in Engineering and/or a combination of directly related working experience (Minimum 3-5 years) in a Dimensional/Quality organization * ASME Y 14.5 2009 standard experience and preferably professional certification * Plant validation experience in body shop * Metrology experience with Leica scanner and Romer Arm Statistical problem-solving techniques; Statistical process control - 6Sigma, X Red, Kaizen training * Strong understanding of product design, vehicle assembly and manufacturing methods * Process capability studies, Gage R&R, PFMEA * Experience in Body-In-White Data Analyzer/Vision Monitoring system used to solve dimensional variation problems * Knowledge of SPC methods/concepts in a production environment * Strong communication skills * Ability to lead a cross functional team through root cause analysis * Strong problem-solving skills and ability to apply problem solving tools * Knowledge of metrology systems and measurement techniques * Proficiency in Excel, Minitab, PowerPoint and Microsoft office products * Knowledge of hemming and weld processes * Knowledge of stamping processes * Knowledge of plastics and molding processes * Familiar with part qualification and component quality requirements

Keywords: Tesla Motors, Fremont , Dimensional Engineer BIW, Other , fremont, California

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