Tesla

Manufacturing Equipment Engineer, Paint

Tesla

March 23, 2021

Fremont, CA, US


The Role:
The successful Equipment Engineer candidate will gain broad-based industrial maintenance experience, encompassing Electrical/PLC, Robotics, Mechanical, Welding, Machining, Hydraulics/Pneumatics, Conveyor systems, etc. Must be willing to tackle whatever technical challenge presents itself, and be willing to assist and learn from others in their areas of expertise.
Responsibilities:
  • Day to day coverage of production line equipment: respond to alarms, breakdowns, and Production requests quickly and efficiently to minimize downtime.
  • Diagnoses equipment failures, finds root cause and communicates and implements actions taken to the rest of the team.
  • Evaluate these failures and provide technical solutions to improve quality and / or OEE in the specified area.
  • Become Expert Level Trainer on all machines in assigned area and be responsible for the level of knowledge of Shift technicians.
  • Takes initiative to create, implement and improve PM documents and schedules, under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Perform major equipment repairs and rebuilds, (some weekends and holidays required).
  • Participate in spare part analysis and inventory development, cost reduction and improvement working with Spares Coordinator and Maintenance Engineering to RMA faulty components and communicate needs to the vendor.
  • Work with Process and Equipment engineering and other cross functional groups to resolve maintenance issues, improve equipment reliability, review procedures, and minimize equipment downtime.
  • Investigate and implement countermeasures to prevent repetitive breakdowns.
  • Active leader of a TPM team while taking on improvement projects to assist in improving the factory.
  • Design and Implement Equipment Reliability Improvement Projects

Requirements:
  • BS Degree on Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering (Other Technical Disciplines Encouraged to apply)
  • Experience creating & maintaining a positive atmosphere in a collaborative work team.
  • Ability to manage workload while contributing to a positive, team oriented work environment
  • Enjoys Troubleshooting and Problem Solving
  • Skilled with the use of a variety of hand and portable tools, as well as general machining and welding.
  • Skilled with common workplace software (MS Word, Excel. PowerPoint etc).
  • Able to read and interpret basic mechanical drawings and electrical schematics.
  • Willing to perform shift work(nights) and overtime as required.