Maintenance Planner - Seat Assembly


April 1, 2021

Fremont, CA, US

As a Tesla Maintenance Planner, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the operational availability of a wide array of manufacturing equipment. You will apply your technical skills to support the installation, maintenance, and repair of mechanical and electrical systems, factory automation, and robotics. You will work with the highest caliber process and equipment engineering teams to improve equipment reliability and minimize or eliminate downtime.
  • Responsible for initial screening of open dispatches and assigning resources accordingly
  • Scheduling all Preventative Maintenance activity and ensuring completion
  • Diagnoses equipment failure trends, finds root cause and communicates actions taken to the rest of the team
  • Creates safety and standard repair procedures and ensures constant compliance
  • Organizes all required maintenance documentation, drawings, and recordkeeping
  • Uses manufacturing systems effectively (MES, Spares Inventory, Issue Tracking)
  • Manages all planned downtime activity – estimating labor and resourcing accordingly
  • Work with Process and Equipment engineering and other cross-functional groups to resolve maintenance issues, improve equipment reliability, review procedures, and minimize equipment downtime
  • Recommends countermeasures to prevent repetitive breakdowns
  • Follows all aspects of Maintenance Safety protocol (LOTO, 5-S, Arc Flash, etc.), to ensure that the maintenance team operates safely at all times, always leading by example
  • Works with outside vendors on continuous improvement projects and cost reduction activity
  • Creates, updates, and publishes all key performance metrics for the team
  • Process Purchase order Requisitions
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Candidate must demonstrate technical proficiency in one or more of the following:
  • Experience with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • Skilled with common workplace software (MS Word, Excel. PowerPoint etc.)
  • Able to read and interpret basic mechanical drawings and electrical schematics
  • Robust mechanical experience with a background in automotive / vehicle systems or similar
  • Proven leadership ability and strong communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with Powered Industrial Trucks or automated conveyance systems
  • Experience in warehouse equipment systems – Dock doors, dock leveling, pallet racking repair
  • Experience and/or certifications operating industrial equipment (forklifts, scissor lifts, etc)
  • Background in secure rigging, hoisting, and industrial lifting
  • Skills in electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic troubleshooting and repair
  • Skills in GD&T, drafting, machining, rapid fabrication
  • Proven compliance in all aspects of safety (LOTO, Arc Flash, fall restraint, etc)
  • Ability to perform thorough safety inspections on all necessary equipment
  • Skills with a variety of hand and powered tools
  • Ability to manage workload while contributing to a positive, team-oriented work environment
  • AS/BS Degree in Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical Technology is preferred. 3+ years of experience maintaining industrial equipment and automation, or technical military experience in lieu of degree
  • Advanced machining and fabrication skills – welding, bending, etc.
  • Advanced electrical background working on high voltage systems
  • Willing to perform shift and overtime as required
  • Allen Bradley and/or Siemens PLC experience is a plus.
  • Fanuc and/or Kuka robot experience a plus