TESLA vacancy-Mechanical Design Engineer - Drive Systems, Gigafactory Texas

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 vacancy-Mechanical Design Engineer - Drive Systems, Gigafactory Texas
Job Category Engineering & Information Technology
Location Austin, Texas
Req. ID 71469
Job Type Full-time

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop mechanical parts and systems while working closely with electromagnetic, manufacturing and power electronics engineers. 
  • Design and develop electric machines and mechanical power transmission components.
  •  Design plastics, sheet metal, and castings for electric vehicle drive systems. Conduct thermal and mechanical modelling and testing of systems and components. 
  • Validate components and prototypes in bench and vehicle configurations. 
  • Collaborate with manufacturing engineers and various suppliers to transition concepts to production.
  •  Utilize understanding of materials and manufacturing processes to collaborate with various suppliers and other internal team members. Use CAD modelling techniques and CATIA v5 to design and develop electric machines and mechanical components for testing and manufacturing.
        Requirements:
  • Five (5) years of progressive experience in the job offered or five (5) years of experience in mechanical engineering for automotive applications.
  • Three (3) years of experience in the job offered or three (3) years of experience in mechanical engineering for automotive applications.
  • CAD modelling with plastics and metals parts
  • CATIA v5 experience with complex parts and assemblies
  • Dimensional drawings with expertise in ANSI Y14.5 GD&T
  • Manufacturing equipment design and implementation
  • Dynamometer test requirements and data analysis preferred
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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.

    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.