Mechanical Design Engineer - Tool & DieJob Category Design
Location Grand Rapids, Michigan
Req. ID 169174
Job Type Full-time
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What to Expect
The Tesla Grand Rapids Team is looking for a
highly-motivated Mechanical Design Engineer to contribute to the development
and fabrication of high volume metal stamping dies. The ideal candidate takes pride in their work,
analytical ability, organizational skills and attention to detail. He/She appreciates an environment where
superior work is encouraged, noticed and rewarded and where individuals carry
tremendous responsibility and impact.
He/She looks forward to learning an incredible amount on the job.
The mechanical designer will be creating and
maintaining 2D and 3D stamping processes, perform detail designing, review and
implement engineering changes and support tools during tool build He/She will also provide cross functional
support and collaboration to other departments within Tesla as needed to bring
stamping principles and processes to new areas.What You'll Do
Ownership of stamping die tool design from strip review to tool buyoff guided by Tesla Global Tooling Standards
Create 2D and 3D tooling process - Surfacing
Partner with the Simulation Engineer and Design leads to make decisions impacting the quality of the tool
Review design concepts to align function and standards ensuring precise high-quality tool designs
Ensure Global Standards are followed and met throughout design process
May require leading additional designers at times
Support engineering changes to existing tools
Incorporate manufacturability feedback into designs to streamline Machining and assembly of tools
Work with Design leader, Program Manager, and/or Product Designer to identify necessary changes to tool designs to support product changes
Follow tool through buyoff, providing feedback and support where necessary
Provide scheduled feedback to management on job status and resource allocation
Provide input for departmental process improvements for future projectsWhat You'll Bring
Minimum four years automotive design experience
Associates Degree or higher in Engineering is a plus.
Previous leadership and / or management experience is a plus.
More than 2 years of Catia V5/V6; Unigraphics NX experience beneficial.
Ability to work with, and lead others within a collaborative team environment.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Project
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be flexible and able to stay open minded to environment at Tesla
Driven, energetic, and willing to "get out of the box" with solutions and processes to advance manufacturing
Weekend work expected as needed
Ability to lift 30 pounds
Travel as needed; flexibility up to 10%
Compensation and Benefits
Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
LGBTQ+ care concierge services
401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
Tesla Babies program
Employee discounts and perks program
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