Controls Systems Engineer (PLC Development), Gigafactory Texas


March 22, 2021

Austin, TX, US

The Role
Tesla is seeking a highly motivated Controls Systems Engineer for our Gigafactory in Austin, Texas. Our Controls team drives to create the factory of the future by overseeing the design of cutting-edge large scale equipment and utility systems in support of highly innovating manufacturing processes.
  • Develop PLC code and perform PLC configuration and validation
  • Work closely with HMI development and Design to optimize data exchange and general system usability.
  • Provide on expert on call support for system outages and failover incidents
  • Participate in development of scalable network architectures for plant wide high reliability control systems: PLC Server, UI/UX
  • Participate in the execution of start-up and commissioning activities

  • BS/MS in an Engineering field or 3-5 years of experience as a hands-on Controls Engineer or Applications Engineer working on automation and/or electromechanical systems.
  • Advanced proficiency in programming industrial process and manufacturing equipment: PLCs and HMI
  • Ability to program state machines, data acquisition, and PID control. Proven ability to design fault-tolerant systems with error handling and recovery.
  • Configuration of controls networks including: Field bus Networks, Serial Communication, and Ethernet communications