This engineer will own production launch responsibility for electrical wire harnesses in Tesla vehicles in GF Berlin. The role will ensure direct constant communication with Harness Design team in Palo Alto on all design features, changes, improvements and harness functionality with all LV devices and systems. He/she will take initiative to identify and resolve all possible issues locally, working with the Berlin engineering, manufacturing and supply chain team. Work directly with suppliers to resolve any design or quality issues.
What You’ll DoMake design decisions, and provide leadership in resolving electrical/physical integration and optimization issues with other internal Tesla parties on a daily basis, namely for example: Body, Low Voltage Systems, Infotainment, Audio, PCBA Design, Chassis, Interiors, Seats, HVAC, Environmental/Vibe Testing, CATIA Integration, CAE Crash Analysis, Vehicle Durability and Crash Test, Manufacturing Engineering, etc.
Design to significantly reduce mass and volume/space and to optimize wire bundle routing in the vehicle, minimize NVH (Noise, Vibration, Harshness), prevent possibility of moisture ingress/damage
Work with Suppliers for Design-for-Manufacturability to reduce assembly complexity, cost and lead time reduction
Design components for ease and efficiency of manufacture, as well as ease and efficiency of installation in vehicles. Work with manufacturing and assembly process engineers for successful implementation.
Work with SIE (Supplier Industrial Engineer) to set up and review production lines at suppliers, including any associated mechanical components
Support RC (Release Candidate – pre-production) with quick-turn parts and make sure installation works properly as design-intended incl. supporting with a subassembly fixture design prior to full vehicle being available
Highlight design concerns (such as high insertion force on connectors, grommet installation and sealing issues) or reliability concerns on detailed design features and drive the solution progress to remove these concerns through weekly tests, follow ups, upper management deep-dive reviews and cross functional team reviews.
Closely work with Reliability team to ensure proper testing on finished designs (vibe, corrosion, torque-to-failure, EMI/shielding, etc.)
What You’ll BringSolid Mechanical Engineering fundamental: thermal, heat dissipation, vibration, strength, durability, corrosion-prevention, materials, etc.
Good experience in Design-for-Manufacturability, including Automation
Hands-on experience in CATIA 3D modeling, mentor Graphics Capital Harness 2D engineering drawing creation
Skilled in ENOVIA part numbering, drawing maintenance, ECR’s, deviations, etc.
Experience with quick-turn prototyping using a variety of techniques
Proficient in project task coordination and tracking using JIRA, Confluence, etc.
Good at specifying and directing Environmental Lab testing, CAE analysis, etc.
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