Tesla's goal is to accelerate the world's transition to electric mobility with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars. California-based Tesla designs and manufactures EVs, as well as EV powertrain components for partners such as Toyota and Daimler. Tesla has delivered over 15,000 electric vehicles to customers in 31 countries. Model S is the world's first premium sedan to be engineered from the ground up as an electric vehicle. Model S was named Motor Trend's prestigious 2013 Car of the Year, achieved the best safety score of any car ever tested by the NHTSA, and Consumer Reports is calling it the best car it has ever tested.
Tesla Motors is committed to hiring and developing top talent from across the world for any given discipline. Our world-class teams operate with a non-conventional automotive product development philosophy of high inter-disciplinary collaboration, flat organizational structure, and technical contribution at all levels. You will be expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate. These jobs are not for everyone, you must have a genuine passion for producing the best vehicles in the world. Without passion, you will find what we're trying to do too difficult.
This position will work as a member of Tesla's Manufacturing Quality Engineering organization. The primary objective of this role is to support the production of high quality electric vehicles through the continual improvement of process and product quality and the systems that surround them. The successful candidate for this position must be a problem-solver at his/her core, have a strong quality & customer-focused mindset, and have the personal drive and stamina for relentless, continual improvement (personally and professionally).
The successful candidate must have the ability to meet tight deadlines, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, be detail oriented, and have the ability to work independently. He/she must establish and maintain a professional working relationship with external and internal teams at all levels across the company. Typical job duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Â§ Lead cross-functional teams to drive process and product improvements.
Â§ Lead problem-solving teams; use of QA methodologies to manage and facilitate issue resolution including root cause investigations and the development, implementation and monitoring of effective corrective and preventive actions.
Â§ Develop and implement quality standards as part of the Tesla Quality System to assure products meet expectations of our target customers.
Â§ Support the development of Design and Process FMEAs.
Â§ Establish and maintain control plans to assure critical features are controlled through the assembly/production processes.
Â§ Lead/facilitate review and disposition of discrepant materials identified for control of nonconforming product.
Â§ Work closely with Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Product Engineering, Design Engineering, Suppliers, Supplier Quality, and Service teams.
Â§ Establish quality performance metrics and drive issues to true root cause solutions.
Â§ Work with Manufacturing and Design Engineering to determine product specifications and tolerances.
Â§ Audit manufacturing line against released manufacturing processes and procedures.
Â§ Assist in the identification and resolution of manufacturing quality issues.
Â§ Provide problem solving support to manufacturing and Tesla customers; assist QA department peers as requested.
Â§ Perform on-site analysis of quality-related issues; lead/perform product containment activities and arrange for disposition.
Â§ Assist in the development and improvement of the Quality Management System.
Â§ Maintain a clean and organized work area; follow daily housekeeping and 5S standards.
Â§ Promote and maintain a culture and attitude of continuous improvement, working within the Tesla team to make it more efficient, safer and an enjoyable place to work.
Â§ Strong interpersonal and communication skills are an absolute requirement to establish effective working relationships throughout the Tesla organization
Â§ Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines
Â§ Work in a team-based environment to achieve common goals
Â§ Maintain top level professional integrity
Â§ Must have the ability to meet tight deadlines
Â§ Detail oriented
Â§ Customer focused
Â§ Ability to work independently
Â§ Strong quality mindset
Â§ Highly adaptable
Â§ Ability to establish and maintain a professional working relationship with external and internal teams at all levels across the company
Â§ A Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or other technical discipline.
Â§ 3-7 years of quality systems experience in a manufacturing environment (automotive preferred).
Â§ Experienced in QS-9000, ISO/TS 16949, APQP, PPAP, FMEA, DFMEA, PFMEA required.
Â§ Specific training and demonstrated success in applying quality problem solving methods such as fishbone diagrams, FMEA, process capability analysis, hypothesis testing, DoE, SPC, etc.
Â§ Experience with various reliability test techniques including HALT and HASS testing.
Â§ Experience with broad variety of measurement and inspection techniques.
Â§ Must be very comfortable with common MS office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
Â§ Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills.
Â§ Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally (5% to 10%).
Tesla Motors is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, present or past history of mental disability, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.
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