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Reliability Technician, Gigafactory Nevada

Company: Tesla Motors
Location: sparks
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

As a Tesla Reliability Technician, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the operational availability of a wide array of manufacturing equipment. You will apply your technical skills to install, maintain, and repair mechanical and electrical systems, factory automation, and robotics. You will work with the highest caliber process and equipment engineering teams to improve equipment reliability and minimize or eliminate downtime. Tesla's Reliability Technicians are also the first-responding problem solvers who manage machine breakdown recoveries to keep production running.

Responsibilities:

* Day to day coverage of production line equipment: respond to alarms, breakdowns, and Production requests quickly and efficiently to minimize downtime * Diagnoses equipment failures, finds root cause and communicates actions taken to the rest of the team * Become Journeyman Level on all machines in assigned area and be responsible for preventative maintenance, troubleshooting/repair, cleanliness, and escalation of assigned equipment * Takes initiative to improve PM documents and schedules, under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor and Leads * Perform major equipment repairs and rebuilds, (some weekends and holidays required) * Uses manufacturing systems effectively (MES, Spares Inventory, Issue Tracking) * Work with Process and Equipment engineering and other cross-functional groups to resolve maintenance issues, improve equipment reliability, review procedures and minimize equipment downtime * Recommends countermeasures to prevent repetitive breakdowns * Organizes and maintains a high degree of cleanliness in the maintenance area as well as performing spares inventory audits to ensure accuracy * Participates in TPM team while taking on small improvement projects to assist in improving the factory * Follows all aspects of Maintenance Safety protocol (LOTO, 5-S, Arc Flash, etc.), to ensure that the maintenance team operates safely at all times, always leading by example

Requirements:

Candidate must demonstrate technical proficiency in one or more of the following:

* Robust mechanical experience with a background in automotive / vehicle systems or similar * Experience with Powered Industrial Trucks or automated conveyance systems * Experience in warehouse equipment systems - Dock doors, dock leveling, pallet racking repair * Experience and/or certifications operating industrial equipment (forklifts, scissor lifts, etc) * Background in secure rigging, hoisting, and industrial lifting * Skills in electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic troubleshooting and repair * Skills in GD&T, drafting, machining, rapid fabrication * Proven compliance in all aspects of safety (LOTO, Arc Flash, fall restraint, etc.) * Ability to perform thorough safety inspections on all necessary equipment * Skills with a variety of hand and powered tools * Ability to manage workload while contributing to a positive, team-oriented work environment

Preferred Skills:

* AS/BS Degree in Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical Technology is preferred. 3+ years of experience maintaining industrial equipment and automation, or technical military experience in lieu of degree * Advanced machining and fabrication skills - welding, bending, etc. * Advanced electrical background working on high voltage systems * Skilled with common workplace software (MS Word, Excel. PowerPoint etc.) * Experience working with a CMMS software * Able to read and interpret basic mechanical drawings and electrical schematics * Willing to perform shift and overtime as required * Proven leadership ability and strong communication skills * Allen Bradley and/or Siemens PLC experience is a plus * Fanuc and/or Kuka robot experience a plus

Employee Benefits:

* As a full-time Tesla employee, you will receive full benefits from day 1 for you and your dependents. * Kaiser and UnitedHealthcare PPO and HSA plans (including infertility coverage) * 3 medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution * Vision & dental plans (including orthodontic coverage) * Company-paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability * 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits * Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays * Back-up childcare and employee discounts

Keywords: Tesla Motors, Sparks , Reliability Technician, Gigafactory Nevada, Other , sparks, Nevada

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