Mechanical Design Engineer - Motors, Gigafactory Texas - #19528990

Tesla Motors

Date: Feb 23, 2021
City: Austin, TX
Contract type: Full time
Tesla Motors

Tesla is in need of mechanical engineers to design propulsion motors from concept to volume production. Come join the team working on the most important motors in the world.


  • 3D CAD and 2D drawings for stators, rotors and assemblies

  • Driving choices and development in:

  • winding technology

  • magnet technology

  • steel stamping and lamination joining

  • electrical insulation systems

  • interconnections

  • thermal sensing

  • Identifying and qualifying suppliers of raw materials, components, and assemblies

  • Design validation and durability testing profile development and data analysis

  • Carry designs through to high-volume production; DFM, cost reductions, and second sourcing

  • Mentoring junior engineers and interns


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Evidence of exceptional ability

  • Taken motor designs from clean sheet to volume production

  • Experience with multiple coil winding and termination technologies

  • Experience with multiple magnet technologies

  • Worked with an international supply chain

  • Automotive design and validation experience

  • Asked "why" throughout his or her career

Expected skills: GD&T, 3D CAD, 2D Drawings, DFMEA, PFMEA, structural and thermal FEA

Bonus skills: Catia, NVH analysis, electromagnetics design, specification writing, plastic injection molding, bolted joint design

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