Engineering Technican, New Product Introduction Energy

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Sparks, Nevada

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What to Expect

Tesla’s Gigafactory Nevada is looking for a highly skilled and motivated New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineering Technician who will be responsible for ensuring a seamless launch of the newest Energy products and sub-components.

What You’ll Do
  • The NPI Engineering Technician will be responsible for preparing materials and tools for performing NPI builds, trialing new materials and maintaining the various NPI core functions to a high standard
  • This person is expected to be able to execute efficiently against provided instructions, self-validate work for accuracy, check the quality of previous operations, and meet critical deadlines
  • The NPI Engineering Technician shall have the capacity to be able to provide constructive feedback, define/iterate standard work, and suggest process improvements
  • The NPI Engineering Technician will also support field investigations, instrumented/non-Plan of Record builds, and unique projects in support of our cross-functional teams
  • This role includes hands-on product build validation, collaboration with cross-functional teams to ensure factory and line readiness as well as ensuring critical timelines are met through effective execution of key milestones
  • Experience with hand tools, machine tools, and use of semi-automated and automated manufacturing equipment is necessary Significant experience in (1) or more - electrical, automotive, energy and/or mechanical areas is a plus
What You’ll Bring
  • Support Engineering teams in early prototyping product phases and provide iterative feedback toward continuous product improvement objectives to ensure program success
  • Responsible for high quality activities, including self-inspection, and thorough inspection of the process in its entirety
  • Communicates test results, ideas, and problems to supervisor and engineers; able to be part of the solution

  • Typically involves a variety of operations (including troubleshooting and rework) requiring a sufficient understanding of the functional operation of the items assembled as well as the finished product
  • Perform varying degrees (basic to complex) of electro-mechanical assembly work and be able to work independently once a task is assigned, make connections with other employees, and work fluidly with the team to achieve great results
  • Support trials of new parts and materials to ensure seamless production implementation
  • Support the NPI team during all phases of product introduction (launch and sustaining)
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

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.