Tesla’s Power Electronics group is looking for a skilled and motivated individual to perform mechanical design activities for our power converter products to be used in Tesla vehicle powertrains and energy storage products.
? Modeling and design of mechanical components and assemblies for power electronics converters including plastics, sheet metal, heat sinks, insulation systems, magnetic components, high voltage connectors, fasteners, and other components.
? Mechanical design analysis including thermal, CFD, structural, design for assembly, and design for test.
? Solve electronics packaging issues including electrical?isolation, sealing,?thermal management, interconnection, shock and vibration management, electromagnetic interference (EMI), RF communications, etc.
? Create drawing packages and manufacturing instructions for parts and assemblies.
? Assist in engineering prototype builds and component fabrication.
? Collaborate with other mechanical, systems, electrical, firmware, manufacturing, industrial design, and test engineers to take designs from prototype through mass production.
? BS or higher degree in Mechanical Engineering (MS preferred).
? Experience designing packaging for electronic assemblies including in-depth understanding of relevant component fabrication processes.
? Deep understanding of material science of components used in mechanical design (metals, insulators, plastics, connectors, gaskets, thermal interface materials, potting, etc.).
? Proficiency using 3D mechanical design and analysis tools (CATIA, ANSYS Icepak, StarCCM).
? Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
? Knowledge of GD&T, finite element analysis, and design for reliability concepts.
? Experience using CATIA V5 and/or V6.
? Experience with PLM systems, engineering changes, deviations, BOM structuring, etc.
? Working knowledge of Matlab, Python and ANYSYS.
? Experience with environmental, reliability, safety, and industry standard requirements for automotive, industrial & residential products.
? Basic understanding of electrical design fundamentals.
? Experience with high volume manufacturing processes such as injection molding, stamping, diecast, etc.
? Familiarity with PCBAs and PCBA components