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Supplier Industrialization Engineer - Metal Mining (Li/Co/Ni)

Company: Tesla
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job CategorySupply ChainLocationPalo Alto, CaliforniaReq. ID124422Job TypeFull-timeTesla participates in the E-Verify ProgramThe RoleTesla's Supplier Industrialization team is responsible for critical raw materials, component development and qualification activities at suppliers. The supply chain team is expanding its operations in the field of extraction and refining of critical battery metals. In this role, you will work closely with many organizations both internal and external to Tesla related to mining and refining operations, taking the necessary steps to make significant progress in transitioning towards sustainable energy.This role will have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to our products. The work environment is demanding, fast-paced and incredibly exciting. The ideal candidate should be ready to push their limits, as they join in highly motivated and capable team to make unbelievable things into reality.ResponsibilitiesWork with battery minerals team, mining/refining group, metal mining GSMs to assess viability of different mining designs and locationsMonitor production output at existing facilities and support expansion programs with existing major suppliers (mines & refineries)Support design and start up stages of new producers(miners) that Tesla has supply agreements withProject manage activities in mines and refineriesAct as a bridge between Tesla Minerals/Materials engineering team and minersEnsure on time completion of planned activities in minesPeriodic communication of the progress of activities in minesReview mining process flow, call for action to reduce inefficacies in the processEnsure safe operations of mines and identify opportunities for sustainable operationsEnsure mine design compliance with safety standards and proceduresRequirementsMS, PhD in Chemical or Mining engineering discipline, with 5+ years of experience Mining industryExperience working as mining process engineer especially battery cathode related metal (Lithium, Nickel, Cobalt) mining/refinery is desiredExperience in designing and commissioning refineries -Ability to travel - 35- 50% (domestic and international)Self-starter and an active learner who can push the limits to disrupt the status quoExperience with MHSA standards and designing mines compliant with MHSA regulations.Experience developing operating procedures for mining activities, implementing quality and process control proceduresTesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.For quick access to screen reading technology compatible with this site click here to download a free compatible screen reader (free step by step tutorial can be found here). Please contact for additional information or to request accommodations.Privacy is a top priority for Tesla. We build it into our products and view it as an essential part of our business. To understand more about the data we collect and process as part of your application, please view our Tesla Talent Privacy Notice.

Keywords: Tesla, Palo Alto , Supplier Industrialization Engineer - Metal Mining (Li/Co/Ni), Engineering , Palo Alto, California

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