Supplier Industrialization Engineer, Top Level Assembly
Company: Tesla Motors
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 7, 2021
Tesla's Supplier Industrialization TLA (Top Level Assembly) team
is responsible for critical component and top level assembly
processes development and qualification activities with suppliers.
This position involves communicating well with internal and
external teams, traveling to suppliers in different regions, and
on-the-spot critical decision making.
Conduct and implement Design for Manufacturing (DFM) feedback
into our design
Suppliers on Time Delivery performance.
Supplier Quality Performance.
Supplier Production Capacity (Operations management).
Lead supplier improvements in scalability, cost, and quality
Facilitate communication and clarification of technical
requirements between Suppliers and Tesla Purchasing, Quality, and
Accountable for supplier audits to ensure their ability to meet
part performance, delivery, and reliability expectations.
Collaborate with Tesla Design, Quality, and Manufacturing to
determine the ideal performance specifications and supplier
Accountable for leading, tracking and improving supplier
manufacturing process development and launch readiness for new
products and design changes.
Guide suppliers in developing exceptionally robust processes and
procedures to promote efficient and seamless production of high
Validate supplier corrective actions involving design and/or
process changes to ensure they are robust, sustainable, and
implemented for similar potential concerns across manufacturing
lines and/or suppliers.
- Provide input on new or alternative materials for improved
design, manufacturability, or cost reduction.
BS Degree in Electrical / Mechanical / Industrial /
Manufacturing Engineering or evidence of experience and exceptional
Practical experience of Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and
Design For Assembly (DFA)
Practical 6sigma experience. DFSS experience is desired
Solid knowledge of statistical analysis tools and applications
Mechanical background with statistical tolerance analysis,
design quality assessment, and improvement technique
Proficient in GD&T, 3D CAD software
Supplier development and management experience
Self-motivated and the ability to work independently
Hands on and ready to work in a fast paced environment
- Domestic and international travel (expected 50% of the time) is
required to engage with CMs, sometimes on short notice
Keywords: Tesla Motors, Palo Alto , Supplier Industrialization Engineer, Top Level Assembly, Other , Palo Alto, California
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