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Laboratory Technician- Quality, Megafactory

Company: Tesla
Location: Lathrop
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Tesla is looking for a highly motivated laboratory technician to perform routine quality testing and support failure analysis processes for a vehicle manufacturing quality lab within Megafactory Lathrop. In this role you would work closely with other lab techs under the guidance of lab management to perform material analysis with the highest standards of safety, quality, and output. The work environment is demanding, fast-paced and incredibly exciting. The ideal candidate should be ready to push their limits, as they join in highly motivated and capable team. Work with a team of materials engineers and technicians performing routine quality and failure analysis testing in a 24x7 vehicle manufacturing quality laboratory Perform a variety of routine testing on Drive Unit and Battery Module associated materials following established procedures including: Visual microscope-assisted inspections and dimensional measurements Mechanical properties testing including tensile and shear strength Particulate contamination Wide variety of other critical routine testing Support senior lab staff in failure analysis investigations and drive to achieve accurate results as quickly as possible, all while ensure clear and timely communication of results Interpret test data and generate test reports Provide input for the continued improvement of lab practices and procedures Maintain inventory of consumable supplies Perform preventative maintenance on equipment as required Support the Company's mission, vision, values and goals in performance of daily activities 1+ year experience working in a quality environment Able to work both independently and in a collaborative project-focused environment, prompt and dependable, and excellent verbal and written communication skills Detail oriented, excels at performing repetitive tasks where both high degrees of accuracy and precision are required. Comfortable working with chemicals and hazardous materials in a laboratory environment. Be both capable and willing to perform all the various manual tasks involved with lab work, such as safely moving heavy objects, moving large pallets with a pallet jack, handling incoming materials, etc. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel Preferred Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated expertise in physical materials analysis and associated quality controls Previous experience with at least two of these equipment: Ultra-high accuracy digital microscopes. (Example: Keyence VHX, VR, and VKX) FTIR and Spark Optical Emission Spectroscopy Metallography Instron mechanical test systems Calipers Micrometers Analytical Balances Scanning Electron Microscopes Prior experience with vehicle manufacturing and associated materials testing Use of laboratory information management systems

Keywords: Tesla, Tracy , Laboratory Technician- Quality, Megafactory, Engineering , Lathrop, California

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