Tesla is accelerating the world's transition to sustainable energy.
Revolutionary strategies and products were developed within a few years and
successfully launched on a large scale. This is only possible through
extraordinary speed, innovation and efficiency.
Gigafactory Berlin forms the perfect basis for rolling out Tesla's
incredible success story in Europe. The most important pillar for this are our
employees. Their passion, motivation and engagement ensure that we achieve our
goals. We are looking for you to continue and expand this success story
The Inverter Equipment Engineer in the Production Engineering team will
be a part of operating, sustaining, and improving some of the most automated
manufacturing equipment in the world. The best candidate for the position has a
high aptitude to learn new skillsets in the position. The expectation is that
an engineers will start with strengths in a given field (AUTOCAD, robotics, PLC
Programming, vision, Python, HMI scripting, etc.) and then learn all other
areas from those who work with them. This role requires capability across the
board to sustain all parts of the automated equipment. The expectation is not
that you arrive on day 1 with this capability, but that you have the aptitude
and desire to learn all aspects of automation.
- Work collaboratively
with design, product excellence, production operations, Manufacturing
Engineering, Process Engineering, Maintenance and other cross functional teams
as the expert to ensure production lines run in a safe, efficient manner
producing high quality parts.
- Program ladder logic
and structured text on multiple PLC controller platforms (Allen-Bradley,
Siemens and Beckhoff).
- Program and teach
industrial 6-axis robots (Fanuc) and gantry systems. Sequence complex, multi-station machinery for
material pick-and-place, dispense, fastening, welding and conveyance
- Lead equipment upgrades
with a focus on serviceability, reliability and process capability.
- Responsible for
continuous process optimization of automated lines.
- Become owner / subject
matter expert to drive equipment-related process improvement including detailed
troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
- Build training
material, maintenance routines, service bulletins, and related documentation
related to cradle to grave equipment life cycle management.
- Interface process and
test equipment with Tesla MES and production quality databases using Python
scripting and SQL.
- Develop and improve
equipment validation procedures including calibration and qualification.
- Identify equipment
critical spare parts and ensure sufficient coverage to prevent extended
- Provide hands-on
support to maintenance team to troubleshoot and resolve extended downtime
- Familiarity with SPC
and development of equipment-related OCAPs
- BS in Mechanical,
Electrical, Industrial, or Computer Engineering or the equivalent in experience
and evidence of exceptional ability.
- Excellent communication
skills, both verbal and written in the English language (German is a plus)
- Good overall computer
skills with demonstrated ability in a programming language.
- Structured problems
solving methodologies (DMAIC, 8D, etc.).
- Able to work under
intense time pressure in the presence others.
- Experience with PLC
programming, troubleshooting, and configuration.
- Experience with robot
programming, backup and restoration.
- Experience in
automotive or high volume manufacturing is highly desired.
- Willing to work days,
afternoons, nights and weekends as determined by project needs.
- Be committed to Tesla’s
mission to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy
- Must be fluent in the English and German languages
What we offer
You will be working in our state-of-the-art
Gigafactory where you solve the world's most interesting problems with the best
and brightest people who share a passion to change the world. Tesla’s
compensation package includes competitive salary and Tesla shares or bonusses.
Typical benefits that are offered are a pension program, 30 vacation days,
employee insurances, relocation and commuting support.
Application for this role needs to be done in English