Disclaimer: This position is expected to start around August
or September 2021 and continue through the entire Fall term (i.e.
through December/January) or into early Spring 2022 if available.
We ask for a minimum of 12 weeks, full-time, for most internships.
Please consider before submitting an application.
International Students: If your work authorization is through
CPT, please consult your school before applying. You must be able
to work 40 hours per week. Many students will be limited to
part-time depending on their academic standing.
Internship Program at Tesla
The Internship Recruiting Team is driven by the passion to
recognize emerging talent. Our year around program places the best
students in positions that they will grow both technically and
personally through their experience working closely with their
Manager, Mentor, and team. We are dedicated to providing an
experience that allows for the intern to experience life at Tesla
by given them projects that are critical to their team's
Instead of going on coffee runs and making copies, you'll be
seated at the table making critical decisions that will influence
not only your team, but the overall achievement of Tesla's
* Fremont, CA * Lathrop, CA * Palo Alto, CA * Reno, NV *
About the Team
An Industrial Engineering intern will either work on projects
involving suppliers or process improvement for manufacturing or
material flow. . The job involves communicating well with internal
and external teams and on-the-spot critical decision making. The
goal: delivering on time quantities of high quality component parts
into Tesla's production processes to enable extremely rapid
development cycles and product launches.
What to Expect
* Plan, direct and conduct industrialization related activities
within supply chain team. * Develop, manage, audit and correct
supplier planning and execution of component manufacturing,
assembly, and quality processes. * Collaborate with Tesla Design,
Quality, and Manufacturing to determine the ideal performance
specification and supplier metrics. * Validate supplier corrective
actions involving design and/or process changes to ensure they are
robust, sustainable, and implemented across potential manufacturing
lines. * Validate suppliers to ensure their ability to meet part
performance, delivery and reliability expectations. * Lead supplier
improvements in scalability, cost, and quality.
* Currently working towards a Bachelor or Master's degree in
Industrial, Manufacturing, Electrical, Mechanical or Systems
Engineering * Exposure to lean manufacturing principles and
concepts; bonus - application of these principles leading to real
world results * Previous experience in production control, material
flow, manufacturing, process engineering, internal consulting,
systems engineering, and/or warehousing. * Software skills: MySQL,
Tableau, Excel, flowcharting software * Bonus: R, Python *