Tooling Engineer, Can Stamping (m/w/d) - Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg

  • Tesla
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 28/07/2021
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Job Description

Tesla is accelerating the world's transition to sustainable energy. Revolutionary strategies and products were developed within a few years and successfully launched on a large scale. This is only possible through extraordinary speed, innovation and efficiency.
Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg forms the perfect basis for rolling out Tesla's incredible success story in Europe. The most important pillar for this are our employees. Their passion, motivation and engagement ensure that we achieve our goals. We are looking for you to continue and expand this success story together.

The Role

Tesla is looking for a highly motivated Tooling Engineer, who will be responsible for the tooling engineering of Can Stamping Engineering consisting of Cupping, Deep-Drawing, Washing, Drying and Conveying for the Gigafactory in Berlin. You will be responsible for the future capacity expansion and support Operations.


  • Does not manage people
  • Acts based on directions by the manager and undertakes actions for part, tool and die / process engineering improvement of new production plans
  • Responsible for executing the job with focus on cost, quality and timing
  • Builds and maintains an attitude of team player to fellow positions within the home organization
  • Builds and maintains an attitude of team player to fellow positions to attached and interacting organizations
  • Acts in accordance with environmental, health and safety regulations
  • Acts in accordance with compliance and security regulations
  • Responsible for die designs including selection of material, hardening and coating
  • Responsible for executing die builds for prototypes and serial production including vendor selection and project management
  • Responsible for the design FMEA with the selected vendor
  • Responsible for cost monitoring, punch list and final buy-off
  • Responsible for ordering first set of die spare parts and database set-up in the maintenance business software
  • Supports development of fixtures and supporting devices including easing ergonomic inconvenience
  • Supports update and maintenance of die standards on an international level
  • Supports the Process FMEA and contributes to zero-defect policy
  • Supports simulation of metal forming jobs
  • Observes and highlights state-of-the-art development in the field of automobile production metal forming and related industries
  • Works closely with the Equipment and Process Engineering teams during the commissioning and ramp of new equipment, parts and processes to learn the system and pinpoint any improvement potential


  • Bachelor / Master of Science in Mechanical, Industrial or Chemical Engineering. The equivalent in experience is also acceptable with evidence of exceptional ability
  • Previous experience in working in and acting with multiple groups of professionals
  • Previous experience in automotive or high-volume manufacturing (beverage among others) is highly desired
  • Previous experience in (high-speed-)stamping manufacturing
  • Previous experience in technical washing and drying including contamination standards VDA 19
  • Strong knowledge of electrical and mechanical die designs
  • Strong knowledge of CATIA as well as Autoform
  • Solidly organized, with meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to work under intense time pressure in the presence others
  • Mastery of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio / Project, Jira, Confluence
  • Travel is included, including some internationally may be required from time to time
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluent in German and English language skills

What we offer

You will be working in our state-of-the-art Gigafactory where you solve the world's most interesting problems with the best and brightest people who share a passion to change the world. Tesla’s compensation package includes competitive salary and Tesla shares or bonusses. Typical benefits that are offered are a pension program, 30 vacation days, employee insurances, relocation and commuting support