Mechanical Engineer, Service Continuous Improvement

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Engineering & Information Technology

Hayward, California

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What to Expect
This is an opportunity to become part of a fast-growing world-class organization, supporting the latest commercial and utility scale energy technologies. We are setting the standard that will continue to transform and revolutionize the commercial energy storage and EV DC fast charging industry. The Tooling & Industrial Engineering team is responsible for the development and proliferation of custom service and commissioning tooling hardware and processes to assist in the rapid development and maintenance of Tesla Energy’s global storage and charging solutions. This skilled and motivated individual will keep pushing this evolving energy industry forward by owning deep dives into existing service actions and creating actionable findings. The secondary responsibilities will include creating new service procedures and completing time trial to strengthen the quality and breadth of available data.

The ideal candidate has a good mix of mechanical or electrical & process engineering skills with a passion for working in a fast-growing renewable energy company.
What You’ll Do
  • Own the whole efficiency life cycle: Conduct deep dives via site visits, interviews, and data analysis of existing service actions and generating actionable insights and drive stakeholders to completion
  • Collaborate and communicate with project stakeholders across program management, field support, customers, EHS, technical publications, service engineering, product design to drive efficiency gains
  • Support service process development efforts for current & next-generation Tesla Energy products
  • Conduct time trials both in a lab setting and in the field
  • Ensure effective change adoption by proliferation, beta testing, & collecting feedback on the new/production tool performance in the field
  • Ability to travel to service sites 25-40% of the time
What You’ll Bring
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years of field service/engineering support, or product/tool design experience
  • Recognizes patterns in data to prioritize high impact items
  • Understanding of low and medium voltage electrical tools
  • Knowledge of CAD: Solidworks or Catia preferred
  • Ability to read drawings and/or electrical schematics
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Six Sigma, TQM or PDCA preferred
  • Understanding of data analytics relating to ROI, failure analysis, and efficiency preferred
  • Knowledge of in front or behind of meter Commercial or Utility scale transmission or power generation service preferred
  • Experience with DFMEA/PFMEA and procedure development preferred
Compensation and Benefits

Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

Expected Compensation

$80,000 - $300,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits

Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

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.