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Supplier Industrialization Engineer, Battery Cell Manufacturing

Company: Tesla
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job CategorySupply ChainLocationPalo Alto, CaliforniaReq. ID120210Job TypeFull-timeTesla participates in the E-Verify ProgramThe RoleTesla's Supplier Industrialization team is responsible for critical component development and qualification activities at suppliers. This role will develop, qualify, scale up and optimize manufacturing and quality system procedures for Battery cell manufacturing. In this role, you will work closely with many organizations both internal and external to Tesla, taking new battery cell designs from initial concept through into full production.The battery cell is a critical component in Tesla vehicles and storage systems. 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.ResponsibilitiesDevelop, qualify, and oversee battery cell manufacturing process end to end (upstream electrode manufacturing to finished good cell testing and shipping)Create quality plans to ensure IQC, IPQC and OQC & performance testing are executed to meet Tesla design standardsResponsible for inventing, developing, and deploying new process/metrology/test equipment as needed by cell designWork as key link between Tesla internal and supplier teams to develop requirements and provide solutions for cell manufacturing/testing/quality issuesLeads FAs and implement CAs for battery cell inline, OQC, performance and next customer IQC failures.Works with suppliers and ensures Tesla battery designs are mass producibleResponsible to make sure OEE and quality targets are met at supply base during mass productionProject manage different developmental and Mass Production milestones from an operations process and quality perspectiveAct as the primary technical contact within the team to handle any cell manufacturing process/quality/testing related issues and be the go-to person for cell end -end manufacturingRequirementsBS, MS, PhD in Mechanical, Chemical, Material Science engineering discipline, with 7+ years of experience in cell manufacturing (Pouch/Prismatic/Can type cells)Demonstrate experience in developing cell manufacturing processes, qualifying and scaling the sameProficient in Battery Cell FA techniques is mandatory: Cell tear downs experience, experience with cyclers, Raman spectroscopy, loading analysis/measurementExperience in a manufacturing setup handling Measurement system analysis, Cp/Cpk analysis, OEESkillful in statistically analyzing factory data to draw meaningful inferencesAbility to travel - 30%Experience in high volume manufacturing is highly desired.Tesla 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, Battery Cell Manufacturing, Engineering , Palo Alto, California

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