CAE Analysis Engineer, Structures & Durability, Semi

Fremont, CA

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What to Expect

As an Analysis Engineer, you will play a critical role in the development and manufacturing of next generation Tesla products. You will analyze and optimize revolutionary products never before executed. You will be brilliant both technically as an individual, and as an active member in a diverse and challenging cross-functional team environment. You will work with Vehicle Engineering teams to analyze the performance of future vehicle designs and with Test Engineering teams to develop tests, correlate simulation models and improve the predictive capability of Analysis Engineering at Tesla.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop strength and durability FE models for analysis and optimization of revolutionary vehicle architectures in collaboration with a small team of multi-disciplinary engineers
  • Challenge established traditional CAE methods and process to improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Use CAE tools to optimize performance for BIW, closures, chassis, and other sub-systems
  • Support world-class engineering teams with design direction based on your analyses
  • Perform analysis for feasibility for manufacturing, assembly and service processes
  • Quickly learn the tools necessary to execute, and modify or create new tools as necessary

What You’ll Bring

  • Theoretical knowledge of finite element analysis and continuum mechanics
  • Deep understanding of mechanics of materials, statics, and dynamics
  • Ability to work independently and with others on problems that are unusual or difficult
  • Ability to come up with practical and theoretically sound solutions to problems never encountered before
  • Ability to concisely convey technical communication
  • Bachelors degree in engineering, or equivalent
  • Experience in Finite Element Analysis, Applied Solid Mechanics and Numerical Methods within a product development environment
  • Understanding of theory in a range of mechanical engineering subjects, including heat transfer, vibrations, controls, and fluid dynamics
  • Knowledge of optimization tools and techniques
  • Understanding of Statistics
  • Knowledge of Python or C
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience in 3D CAD modeling - CATIA v5/v6.
  • Experience with fatigue analysis
  • Passion for transportation and renewable energy

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
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

Expected Compensation

$80,000 - $300,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits

Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.

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