Maintenance Planning Internship – General Assembly (m/w/d) - Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg


April 15, 2021

Start date: as soon as possible
The internship assignment

The maintenance department in the general assembly is searching for a new team member that will drive different projects within the implementation of a new maintenance structure. You will develop processes to receive equipment, hand it over to stakeholders and ensure the high-quality standards. You will learn the general process of how a maintenance department works as well as how a car production is planned and runs. Additionally, you will get a deep insight in our equipment maintenance by actively designing the budget planning for the equipment maintenance e.g., spare parts, maintenance, repairs. As a member of our team, you will be also responsible for the project steering in a green field plant by using your communication skills to work successfully and effectively in multidisciplinary teams. We are looking for a self-driven student that is dedicated, motivated and good at handling multiple tasks in a high paced and fast changing environment.
Learning goals & Tasks
  • Spare part management
  • Check spare part lists for economical, reasonable and lead time point of view
  • Consolidate all spare parts and reduce double listing for cost reductions
  • Adjust spare part lists with suppliers and engineering
  • Calculate the needed budget to purchase spares
  • Upload and maintain spare part lists in the Tesla system Flux
  • Coordinate the delivery of spare parts on site
  • Check spares for damage, correct amount and serial number and hand over to storage
  • Learning about the process of maintenance management, assembly equipment und car production
  • Support by planning and scheduling corrective and preventive maintenance activities by task and priority level
  • Close communication with engineering, maintenance planning and suppliers

  • Strong written and verbal communication in English, German is a plus
  • Studying in a field related to mechanical engineering / industrial engineering
  • Good structural and organization skills
  • Skills with EDV Systems (Power Point, Excel, MS Project)
  • Strong standing for your decisions
  • Flexibility to new circumstances and to adapt to new ways of working quickly and easily
  • Show willingness to learn new methods, procedures and techniques
  • Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvements and make suggestions for increasing the effectiveness in the maintenance department