Sr. Manufacturing Engineer, Stamping – Robotics and Automation

Company Details

To accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy

The Role

Tesla is looking for a highly motivated Automation & Equipment Engineer for Stamping.  Stamping will be responsible for design and development of new forming lines which requires a high level of automation


  • Reports to Stamping Manufacturing Engineering Manager
  • Responsible for leading design, installation and commissioning activities for stamping forming lines and post processes as it relates to automation
  • Supports equipment design RFQ’s
  • Requests the necessary project capital and is accountable for the budget
  • Provides direction and receives feedback from suppliers ensuring equipment quality & delivery commitments are met.
  • Approves supplier designs
  • Ensures that suppliers adhere to equipment building standards.
  • Participates and perhaps leads the equipment standard documentation development.
  • Prepares a detailed program plan that meets timing goals and visits suppliers on a regular basis to ensure compliance to timing dates
  • Schedules and facilitates equipment trials at suppliers and locally where applicable
  • Provides direction and leadership to Launch Support Team.
  • Provides a detailed documentation record of “as built” conditions.
  • Provides direction to Engineering Techs and Engineering Interns as necessary.
  • Provides a detailed list of high priority spare parts
  • Update Equipment Tracking System.
  • Provide technical expertise to various departments from time to time.
  • Other tasks assigned by Manager.


  • BS in electrical, mechatronics, or mechanical engineering
  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience with a focus on automation
  • Strong knowledge of electrical and mechanical designs
  • Experience with stamping lines and/or CNC machining center cells a plus
  • Good project management skillsets to manage press vendors
  • Equipment safety buyoff Advanced knowledge of requirements by OSHA, ANSI and ISO
  • Robotic hardware and programing experience required (Kuka, Fanuc, ABB preferred)
  • Proven project management experience
  • Innovative, Business-minded, Capable of working well within a team, Organized and able to work under pressure to meet tight deadline

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Tagged as: mechatronics, osha, fanuc, kuka, ABB

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