Job Description

About Tesla Motors

Tesla Motors is a small, aggressive, well-funded start-up in the San Francisco Bay Area that is making advanced electric vehicles, batteries, and drive systems a reality. We are building a technically strong, fast-moving team that prides itself on superior execution, and is changing the future of the transportation industry.

Our Mission
Tesla Motors designs and sells high-performance, highly efficient electric luxury cars — with no compromises. Tesla Motors cars combine style, acceleration, and handling with advanced technologies that make them among the quickest and the most energy-efficient cars on the road.

Position Description

Tesla Motors, Hangzhou-Repair Operation, is a special operation group of highly specialized Electro-Mechanical Engineers who can develop new systems and trouble shoot complex electromechanical assemblies. This position will involve gaining a high-level understanding of various components and their interaction within the vehicle. This position requires a high level of attention to detail, and the ability to adapt to changing environments, all while maintaining open communication with Field Service Engineers, Product Excellence, Design, and Fremont Based technicians to effectively and efficiently evaluate and resolve issues. They will also work with other engineering groups to help identify new failure modes, implement corrective/preventive actions, help develop new repair instructions, and work to hand-written and verbal instructions when necessary. Electro-Mechanical Engineers will also use hand tools and computer based electrical test equipment to analyze and repair product and subassemblies. 

  Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform complex and precise electro-mechanical debug, and repair Drive Units
  • Develop new process flow, order equipment, and validate before implementing to the operation
  • Quickly drive containment and cohesive counter-measurements into product and processes
  • Summarize data from vehicle logs, service database, repair orders, and production systems
  • Attend meetings, determine solutions to challenges that arise and execute within the provided timeline
  • Maintain inventory integrity and repair history through diligent record keeping and adherence to process
  • Typically involves a variety of operations that require a thorough understanding of the functional operation of the subassemblies as well as the finished product
  • Work from complex and detailed technical documentation and/or verbal and written instructions
  • Work with, and help develop specialized fixtures, test equipment, and procedures for failure analysis
  • Collect data; update and maintain electronic and written records concisely and accurately
  • Identify discrepant materials/components, both verbally and in writing
  • Complete tasks within standard times, as directed by your manager and per established schedules
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area. Suggest enhancements to process and department layout, and help implement once approved
  • Communicate product failure details to design, product excellence, and reliability departments
  • Ensure proper use and understanding of failure analysis tools and methodologies
  • Possess the desire and ability to learn, as well as demonstrate personal responsibility


  • Must be fluent in English and have an up to date passport for traveling
  • Bachelor diploma or equivalent, Master degree or higher preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in assembly and repair of electro-mechanical components or electric motors
  • Working knowledge of high voltage DC battery systems or basic electronics and DC electrical systems.
  • Proficient with hand tools and computer-based tools, including precision measuring equipment, electrical test equipment, and computer databases
  • Experience with semi-automated manufacturing equipment is highly desirable
  • Ability to read and understand manufacturing instructions, electrical diagrams, and mechanical drawings
  • Good command of the English language, both written and verbal
  • Proficient with computer tools, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SQL, Auto CAD/ Pro-E/ Solid works/ CATIA and Outlook
  • Must be reliable, innovative, committed, a self-starter, and quality focused
  • Ability to perform repetitious duties while standing for long periods
  • Excellent communication and collaboratio