Mechanical Design Engineer, Injection Molding Job at Tesla, California

  • Tesla
  • California

Job Description

What To Expect
The Coatings team is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to focus on supporting the scaling of our operations and product range. This includes executing design and automation projects for integration in any one of Tesla’s global facilities. We are looking for someone who is a self-starter and independent worker that can closely collaborate with internal cross-functional teams, external vendors, and technology partners to take a project from concept to full production.

You will partner with product design, simulation, and process engineering to establish injection molding tooling requirements, and create fully detailed 3D CAD tooling design models for die fabrication by tooling suppliers.

What You'll Do

Develop the CAD design of new injection molding tooling from concept thru production, including split lines, slides, ejection, vent and cooling system (e.g. waterlines in tool steel as well as internal and external plumbing)Provide feedback to product design engineers to achieve balance between product performance and manufacturability from a tooling perspective (e.g. draft angles, rib/boss geometry, etc.)Incorporate input from flow and thermal simulation engineers into the die designCapture feedback from injection molding process engineers into new and replacement diesInnovate new ideas to push the envelope of performance (cycle time, yield, uptime) and minimize riskProvide technical oversight of tooling suppliersAssist in the development of tooling design and fabrication schedules, then execute accordinglyManage parallel, rather than serial, product design, die design, and die fabrication timelines

What You'll Bring

Mechanical design experience (experience with plastic injection molding tool design highly preferred, but other relevant tooling or mechanical design experience can be considered)Advanced proficiency in 3D CAD, including advanced surfacing and large assemblies (CATIA V5+ preferred)Knowledge of materials science and understanding of the chemical properties and behavior of materials, such as PUR/PUA and other thermoplastic polymersProficiency in CFD / Flow Simulation (Moldflow preferred)Proficiency in GD&T and understanding of tolerance analysis and other quality improvement tools is essential for reducing process and product variationBachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics, or equivalent experience

Compensation and Benefits
Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) LGBTQ+ care concierge services 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance Employee Assistance Program Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays Back-up childcare and parenting support resources Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs Tesla Babies program Commuter benefits Employee discounts and perks program

Expected Compensation

$80,000 - $300,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits

Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

, Tesla

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Flexible hours,

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