Senior Control Systems Engineer for Utility Process/ HVAC Control Systems (m/f/d) - Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg


March 16, 2021

Berlin, DE

Senior Control Systems Engineer for Utility Process/ HVAC Control Systems (m/f/d) - Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg
Tesla is accelerating the world's transition to sustainable energy. Revolutionary strategies and products were developed within a few years and successfully launched on a large scale. This is only possible through extraordinary speed, innovation and efficiency.
Gigafactory Berlin forms the perfect basis for rolling out Tesla's incredible success story in Europe. The most important pillar for this are our employees. Their passion, motivation and engagement ensure that we achieve our goals. We are looking for you to continue and expand this success story together.
The Role
Tesla is seeking a highly motivated Senior Controls Engineer for Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg. This role will require experience from continuous process controls as well as HVAC controls industries. The Gigafactory design 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.
  • Participate in initial equipment conceptual development and carefully balance product specifications, process control requirements, layout complexity, cost, quality and lead-time limits.
  • Participate in development P&IDs for utility systems and process equipment
  • Participate in the development of detailed drawing packages
  • Specify instrumentation and develop instrument lists and location plans
  • Participate in the layout of new control panels
  • Develop networking topologies and network detail drawings
  • Specify and size control and communications cables
  • Select and size electrical and electromechanical components such as valves, solenoids, circuit breakers, starters, and VFDs.
  • Provide input into the development of sequence of operations (SOO) documents and functional control specifications
  • Work closely with PLC and HMI development to integrate and develop innovate control solutions.
  • Manage contractors to optimally execute scopes of work
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities with key stakeholders and engineering groups
  • Participate in Tesla specification and standard creation
  • Participate in design validation practices including NormOp and HazOp analyses
  • Participate in the execution of start-up and commissioning activities
  • Produce RFQs for release to Vendor and quote technical evaluation
  • Enforce application of Tesla standards, Manage suppliers during specification, design review, design approval
  • Establish test plans and control test plan execution at Vendor and at Tesla facility during installation and buy-off
  • Understanding of high efficiency alarm rationalization techniques
  • Support construction and commissioning activities

  • Proficiency with utility process, chemical process and HVAC control systems
  • Proficiency selecting appropriate circuit protectors, wire and cable, sensors, safety hardware, PLC hardware, remote I/O, VFD and instrumentation.
  • Proficiency specifying a wide variety of equipment including industrial sensors, and equipment (Level, temperature and pressure transducers, current and power meters, control valves, etc)
  • Configuration of controls networks (Profinet, Devicenet, Ethernet IP, Modbus, Bacnet, etc)
  • Proficiency in programming industrial process and manufacturing equipment: PLCs (Siemens, Allen Bradley, GE, Koyo, Beckhoff)
  • Human Machine Interface (HMI / GUI - Ignition, Siemens Comfort Panel, AB Panelview, FactoryTalk, LabView)

What we offer:
You will be working in our state-of-the-art Gigafactory where you’ll solve the world's most interesting problems with the best and brightest people who share a passion to change the world. Tesla’s compensation package includes competitive salary and Tesla shares or bonusses. Typical benefits that are offered are a pension program, 30 vacation days, employee insurances, relocation and commuting support.