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Manufacturing Engineer - Power Electronics Equipment Engineering

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

Job Description:

THE ROLE

Tesla Manufacturing Engineers have the important role of designing "The Machine that builds the Machine". We work with the cross-functional teams (Design, Quality, Production, Sustaining, and Supply Chain) throughout the entire lifecycle of a product (from initial design through prototype development and into full production) to develop high quality and efficient manufacturing equipment and processes that will produce the power electronics that drive our cars and energy products.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Equipment Development and Implementation

* Develop manufacturing equipment and fixtures to support early stage prototype builds * Design and realize manufacturing equipment for high volume production, ranging from manual to fully automated * Manage suppliers during concept, design, buyoff and installation of manufacturing equipment * Characterize and validate new equipment and fixtures for introduction to the production floor

Process Development and Implementation

* Develop new manufacturing processes * Determine layout of production workstations for product flow, ergonomics and efficiency * Perform process analysis, DOE, PFMEA, line balancing activities, and capacity modeling/simulation * Provide DFM (Design for Manufacturability) input to design team for process and yield improvements * Create detailed Manufacturing Instructions to train technicians and line operators on new processes and equipment

REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate takes pride in his/her hands-on work, analytical ability, organizational skills and attention to detail. He/She appreciates an environment where superior work is encouraged, noticed and rewarded, and where individuals carry tremendous responsibility. He/She looks forward to learning an incredible amount on the job.

* BS/MS Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) * Minimum 5 years experience as a hands-on mechanical/manufacturing/controls engineer working on automated or semi-automated electromechanical systems. * Experience creating technical specifications for automated manufacturing equipment * Experience introducing new products and new processes from a prototype environment to a high volume production environment * Experience providing Design for Manufacturability and Automation * Experience designing production line layouts in AutoCAD * Experience managing complex material flows * Experience ramping/supporting manufacturing equipment in a 24/7, high volume production environment * Experience programming PLCs (RSLogix, TIA Portal) * Proficiency designing mechanical equipment, fixturing and tooling in CAD (SolidWorks preferred, Catia is a plus) * Able to work under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines * Exemplary verbal and written communication skills * Well organized with meticulous attention to detail

Preferred:

* Experience working with ESD sensitive components * Experience with database interaction (MySQL, SQL) * Experience with Statistical Software tools (R Script, JMP, Minitab) * Experience in PC software programming - (Python, Visual Basic, C++) * Experience in robot programming (Fanuc preferred) * Experience with machine vision software (Keyence XG, Cognex InSight)

Keywords: Tesla Motors, Fremont , Manufacturing Engineer - Power Electronics Equipment Engineering, Other , fremont, California

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