22 Nov 2017

Full-Time Mechanical Design Engineer-TESLA (SolidWorks, Creo)

jobsMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States


Job Description


The primary function of a Mechanical Design Engineer at Tesla is to create robust machine design concepts and detailed drawing packages for custom designed machine build projects and support the entire design and build project cycle.

Essential Functions

  • Use mechanical design software to create complete mechanical design concepts for robust and low-risk machine designs that will complete the project scope within the budget and schedule parameters defined by the project scope documents.
  • Identify areas of risk and work quickly to prototype and mitigate risk.
  • Know and understand the project scope, specifications, and any regulatory requirements that are applicable to the machine being developed.
  • Complete mechanical design analysis as required to ensure the machine design will meet all project requirements.
  • Attend meetings, including project status and review meetings, checkout meetings, and acceptance meetings.  This includes leading all internal and design review meetings for the project.
  • Create complete, organized, detailed print packages and coordinate and conduct release to fabrication meetings.
  • Work with component suppliers to specify and acquire quotes for machine commercial components that are needed for the machine design.
  • Keep the project manager abreast of all out-of-scope work through thorough execution of Engineering Change Orders (ECO).
  • Support the fabrication, assembly and debug processes for the project as required.  Lead the mechanical debug activities to ensure the machine assembly and debug phases of the project are completed on schedule.
  • Know, understand and execute all company standard operating procedures related to the machine design and build process.

Work Environment This job operates in a professional office and assembly shop floor environment.  Employees may also work at other Tesla manufacturing sites.  While performing the duties of this job, employees may be exposed to moving mechanical parts.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile.
  • The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers, and co-workers.
  • This position requires the occasional use of basic hand tools
  • This position requires standing, sitting, walking, bending, kneeling and stooping for long lengths of time.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.  Flexible hours are available, as is the ability to work from home.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel Up to 20% travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field from an accredited institution

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to conceptualize and create mechanical designs
  • Proficiency in using solid modeling CAD design software (Solidworks, Unigraphics, Creo (Pro/ENGINEER), etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with specific ability to write at a professional and technical level
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong communication skills

Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Job Categories: 3D CAD, 3D Modeling, Creo, Design Engineer, Mechanical Design, Product Design, Product Development, and Solidworks. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: job and tesla. Salary: Negotiable. Job expires in Endless.

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