Factory Layout Engineer (m/w/d) - Gigafactory Berlin

  • Tesla
  • Grünheide, Germany
  • 22/02/2021
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

Tesla is currently seeking a motivated and accomplished Industrial Engineer who will be the subject matter expert leading detailed factory layouts. This position will be based Gigafactory Berlin. The ideal candidate will excel in a demanding and fast-paced environment where they will work as part of a strong, agile and highly motivated team to accomplish some of the most ambitious projects being attempted in any industry today. He/She takes pride in his/her thoroughness, analytical ability, organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Display a positive attitude and practice strong work ethics that reflects the mission, philosophy and goals of Tesla.
  • Design and optimize factory layouts for production, material flow, construction, and facilities.
  • Work with internal manufacturing engineering teams to ensure that equipment and layout designs align with the overall material flow plan and vision for the factory.
  • Own equipment-level equipment layouts to optimize shop layouts at the station level
  • Perform clash-detection with facilities design and manufacturing engineering teams during the integration of detailed equipment layouts and facility layouts


  • 3+ years of industrial, manufacturing, or mechanical engineering experience with emphasis on layout.
  • BS or MS Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and/or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive experience owning manufacturing layouts in AutoCAD.
  • Extensive layout analysis experience to make data-driven decisions and summarize results for executives.
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to drive projects with diverse teams in a high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Experience quantitatively solving ambiguous factory design problems at a systems level.
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Excel (VBA a plus).

Preferred Experience

  • Experience designing greenfield facility layouts and/or material flow strategy
  • Experience with Revit
  • Experience with discrete event simulation software (FlexSim preferred)