Manufacturing Test Engineer


March 22, 2021

Sparks, NV 89434, US

The Role:
We seek a highly motivated hands-on engineer based in the Reno, Nevada region to support the Power Electronics Test Engineering group, a team focused on creating robust, beautiful, data-centric production testing equipment. This team concentrates on mechanical, electrical, software, and controls of dense and reliable testing equipment for our production lines around the world. This individual would support the team with equipment validation, commissioning and troubleshooting support
  • Lead equipment commissioning, validation and integration with production lines
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing test equipment which include low and high power electrical panels, mechanical fixtures with robotic, servo, pneumatic operations, and fluid systems
  • Ability to review electrical schematics and trace issues, and update schematics
  • Perform equipment upgrades as needed (electrical, and software)
  • Control and modify NI LabVIEW code
  • Update documentation, and train various personnel (operators, technicians, engineers)
  • Provide feedback, and frequent updates to Production and Design teams
  • Debug and optimize processes to minimize cycle time and maximize uptime
  • Characterize and validate equipment using data-driven statistical approaches (Gage
  • Repeatability and Reproducibility test, Cpk, etc)
  • Participate in design reviews for manufacturing test equipment

Minimum Requirements:
  • Ability to use oscilloscopes, multimeters, power analyzers and other electrical test instruments to support troubleshooting
  • Experience with CAN communication
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD Electrical, or E-PLAN is a must
  • Basic experience with NI LabVIEW and TestStand is a must
  • Exposure to PLC’s and HMI’s is a plus
  • Exposure to high power systems and various power converters a plus
  • Experience working with various testers including EOL, functional, and burn-in is a plus
  • Exposure to SolidWorks (or similar) is a plus
  • BS/MS Electrical or Mechatronic Engineering
  • 7+ years of experience as a hands-on test/manufacturing/automation engineer

Employee Benefits
  • As a full time Tesla employee you will receive full benefits from day 1 for you and your dependents.
  • Kaiser and UnitedHealthcare PPO and HSA plans (including infertility coverage)
  • 3 medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution
  • Vision & dental plans (including orthodontic coverage)
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability
  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and employee discounts