Engineer- Safety and Restraints

Recruiter
Tesla
Location
Fremont, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Ref
59018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role

This engineer will play a center role in the integration of active and passive safety features and technologies for all-electric Tesla vehicles.

Responsibilities
  • Provide system level performance specification of active and passive safety systems, translate system performance requirements into component design requirements.
  • Analyze vehicle test results, understand safety system performance, identify gaps to performance requirements, feed the lessons learned back to design engineers of corresponding parts.
  • Integrate active and passive safety systems for enhanced vehicle safety. Lead the research in this field.
  • Interface with vehicle body design team, interior team, electronics integration team and harness team to ensure proper packaging of the safety system, with consideration for robust and efficient manufacturing processes.

Requirements
  • The ideal candidate should have launched more than one program as the lead active safety engineer at an OEM or tier-one supplier level.
  • Expert knowledge about different active and passive safety technologies, strategies, and integration into the car.
  • The "can do" attitude. Ability to work out ways around obstacles, see opportunities while facing difficulties.
  • Excellent people skill to work with peers and suppliers.
  • Good project management skills. Ability to deliver results under tight timing and limited resources.
  • Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate highly technical subjects succinctly to other team members and top management.
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or other technical discipline required.

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