Engineering Technicians, Production Engineering

Engineering Technicians, Production Engineering

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Buffalo, New York
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Tesla is currently seeking 4 motivated and accomplished Engineering Technicians who will be dedicated to supporting Tesla's Continuous Improvement, Production Engineering and Operation Teams.


Display a positive attitude and practice strong work ethics that reflects the mission, philosophy and goals of Tesla.

Take direction from our manufacturing, process, and equipment engineering teams to develop and set up design of experiments (DOE), as well as build and test Tesla products.

Participate in the transition of a product from pilot line production into high volume mass manufacturing.

Analyze and optimize production processes to ensure safety while maximizing yield, capacity, and capability in cost effective means.

Support Operations and Equipment Maintenance Team with analyzing and diagnosing equipment failures. 

Provide technical writing and documentation.  

Provide data analysis and experiment summaries.

Support other projects as needed by management as business needs change.


High School Diploma or equivalency required. Bachelors or Associates degree in engineering or technology is highly desired.

Evidence of exceptional ability.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in electronic and or electro-mechanical assembly processes is preferred.

Ability to read/interpret documents such as operation and maintenance instructions of specific process.

Able to write basic operating procedures for specific manufacturing processes.

 Ability to conduct FMEA's. 

Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles. 

Ability to train production personnel on proper assembly processes and procedures.  

Experience with Excel, Powerpoint and Word.

Demonstrated safe work practices, able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Exhibit effective written and verbal communication is required.

Ability to travel up to 10%. 

About Tesla

Tesla is accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy. We design, manufacture, sell and service the world’s best solar technology, energy storage systems, and electric vehicles, providing customers the opportunity to generate, store and consume energy entirely sustainably.

Tesla is committed to hiring and developing top talent from around the world for any given discipline. Based in California, Tesla’s workforce spans across four continents. We work to build an inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion, or background, can come to do their best work.

Our world-class teams operate with a non-conventional philosophy of inter-disciplinary collaboration. Each member of the team is expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate. We’re tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems—and we wouldn’t succeed without our shared passion for making the world a better place.

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Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.