Senior Mechanical Design Engineer (m/w/d) Vehicle Integration - Berlin, Germany

Apply now
Clock icon

Tesla participates in the E-Verify Program
What to Expect
Join Vehicle Engineering in Berlin to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy where you will help design the next generation of cutting-edge automotive products for Tesla.
Our world-class engineering teams operate with a non-conventional automotive product development philosophy of high interdisciplinary collaboration, flat organizational structure, and technical contribution at all levels. You will be expected to challenge and be challenged, to create, to innovate. You must want to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial company. We are building real products. This must excite you. You’ll work alongside accomplished, world-renowned engineers on perhaps the most exciting automotive programs in existence today.
The Integration team continually redefines the industry standard for vehicle systems packaging. We are comprised of design engineers who love to solve challenging problems while creating the most iconic vehicles on the planet. We support each other on our journey to continuously improve as engineers and to redefine what people come to expect from transportation. While changing the world is undoubtedly challenging, having thoughtful and creative teammates ensures our work is always enjoyable.
Mechanical design engineers on the Integration team drive product development from the architecture stage, through detail design and product launch. Our role is to converge product and component requirements into a compatible package, that is more than just the sum of its parts. Throughout the detail design phase, we continuously identify design risks and opportunities and lead them through to resolution.
What You’ll Do
  • Mechanical design and packaging of components to meet product and system level requirements, including package, ergonomics and legal requirements of a zone/area, while optimizing for product attributes
  • Use engineering first principles to evaluate design and engineering concepts, uncover design synergies across broad criteria sets
  • Mediate tradeoff situations and facilitate high level decision making consistent with product attribute targets and company goals
  • Collaborate widely across the organization with Program, Attribute, Design Engineering, Styling and Manufacturing team
  • Support virtual and physical builds at concept, buck and pre-production stages to validate key decisions and refine designs
What You’ll Bring
  • Education background in mechanical engineering, or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability
  • 5+ years of experience in automotive packaging, must have experience in full product lifecycle from concept through production
  • Strong mechanical engineering fundamentals and a robust first-principals approach
  • Highly collaborative, detail-oriented personality and excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in CAD modelling and assembly (CATIA V5 / 3DX is an advantage)
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • A big-picture mindset and passion for engineering of innovative and sustainable products

    When applying, please, attach your Cv with a work portfolio.
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.
Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.