What skills will help me perform well as a Mechanical Engineer at Tesla?

In general, adaptability and willingness to pursue technical projects outside of your skill set. You will be expected to work outside of your comfort zone (e.g. as a design engineer I was also given the task of discovering and vetting potential suppliers and contractors.) Specific technical skill...
Internet & Tech Tesla Engineering Skillset Automotive
3 answers

What are good tips for an interview at Tesla for Dimensional Engineering?

This info is very relevant, more specifically for engineers whom their focus is on hardware.
Internet & Tech Tesla Engineering Interview Automotive
3 answers

What is the company culture like at Tesla?

Tesla has a unique company culture. People love what they are working towards and are willing to work a lot. This translates to a somewhat frantic, innovative environment where people are all working extremely hard to achieve the mission of the company. Extremely driven.
Internet & Tech Tesla Engineering Company Culture Automotive
3 answers

How do I succeed at Tesla?

Taking ownership in everything you do and trying to maximize your time in everything you’re doing. Providing feedback on things should be better and providing them to leaders. Constantly asking for more even though I might be stressed to the max, I have taken on more work just because I have been...
Internet & Tech Tesla Skillset
3 answers

What should I know before interviewing at Tesla?

Go over your resume because that is what the interviewer has studied before they call you. Also, if you have mentioned a project or a course you took, be sure to narrate it to them if they ask. They sometimes ask how you would go about doing a project similar to one you have mentioned. They are i...
Internet & Tech Tesla Skills Interview Automotive
3 answers

What do I need to know to do well as an intern at Tesla?

You don't need to have many skills as an intern, just the basics like knowledge of EHS, Microsoft Office (ppt, word, excel), multi-task, and strong communication skills. You'll be successful if you do what you are asked by your managers and have it ready on time.
Internet & Tech Internship Tesla Skillset Automotive
2 answers

What does a Process Engineer at Tesla do?

In the powertrain manufacturing department of Tesla, a process engineering intern works with a team of process engineers that are responsible for one production line (in my case it was the Small Drive Inverter). There are 4-5 lines for powertrain, each producing a different component i.e. Large D...
Internet & Tech Tesla Engineering Day in the Life Automotive
2 answers

What ownership do I have over my work at Tesla?

A LOT! Ownership is the key to being successful, Ownership like answering phone call’s on your weekend? Isn’t requirement nor requirement to move up in the company. I would expect to see every project start to finish. Ownership is the key, but we’re a team and are alway’s helping each other out.
Internet & Tech Tesla Work Ownership
2 answers

What skills should I have at Tesla to succeed as a Dimensional Engineering intern?

You should have a good understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) fundamentals. The ME department at SJSU offers a Manufacturing Processes class (ME101) which covers some GD&T fundamentals. If you’re more ambitious, you can take a graduate class, Precision Machine (ME 250) whi...
Internet & Tech Internship Tesla Engineering Skillset
1 answer

What do Application Interns do at Tesla?

Application Developer Interns are under IT (not Engineering, they consider all Software as IT, Engineers work on the cars), and I was given a project from Engineering. My project was to create a web app for some modeling and mapping of joins on the Model X and Model 3. When I was there we were us...
Internet & Tech Internship Tesla Application Development IT
1 answer

What does an Engineering Intern do at Tesla?

It really depends on what department/team you are working with. During my internship in Tesla I worked with Gigafactory Modeling and Simulation team, where I spent most of my time writing mathlab codes for 1D modeling. Also, I had to look up to the factory P&ID schematics and acquire real time el...
Internet & Tech Internship Tesla Engineering Day in the Life
1 answer

What should I highlight in an interview at Tesla for a Customer Experience Specialist role?

In my experience, the main qualities that should be highlighted in an interview for the position of Customer Experience Specialist are SALES EXPERIENCE, personality, and a general interest in the areas that Tesla is involved (environmental sustainability)
Internet & Tech Tesla Interview Sales Customer Service Automotive Customer Service Representative
1 answer

What are some responsibilities of a Production Supervisor at Tesla?

You're pretty busy during your work hours. Once you're supervisor you domt represent just your self, you represent the whole team. If someone some good you also get the credit. If someone done bad from your team you get the credit as well. I manage 40+ associate and everyone works different.
Internet & Tech Tesla Day in the Life Automotive
1 answer

What are some tips for interviewing at Tesla for a Retail role?

The main attribute that Tesla employers look for in their employees is without a doubt passion. Not to mitigate that importance of competency, teamwork, communication skills (both written and in person), etc but passion is the key driver to get hired. They are looking for someone that will push p...
Internet & Tech Tesla Interview Retail
1 answer

What does a Controller do at Tesla?

As a controller, I work for the equipment engineering & maintenance team at Tesla where we help support production through our equipment that controls material flow. What my main function entails is to keep watch over all of our equipment's health to ensure that the flow of material for productio...
Internet & Tech Tesla Engineering Day in the Life Automotive
1 answer

I just saw a job posting for a Retail Energy Adviser role at Tesla. If you've worked in this position before, what exactly does it entail?

It is single-handedly one of the most important aspects of helping the world transition into sustainable energy. The biggest pollution issue that is fixable by Tesla was/is car emissions but even electricity is mostly created using mostly natural gas (in CA) which contributes to the greenhouse ga...
Internet & Tech Tesla Day in the Life Retail
1 answer

What is the minimum GPA that I need to be considered by Tesla for an internship?

Tesla does not have a minimum GPA requirement to be considered for internships. We look at the "big picture" of each candidate and what they've accomplished outside of the classroom as well!
Internship GPA
1 answer

What skills do I need to bring to Tesla as a Process Engineering Intern?

Work with some excel spreadsheets and get used to looking at long lists of serial numbers to see which ones are faulty.In particular get comfortable with Vlookup function on excel and PivotTables. Some knowledge of circuits is also really useful but for the most part you learn things on-the-job a...
Internet & Tech Internship Tesla Engineering Skillset
1 answer

How can I succeed as a Production Associate at Tesla?

To succeed as a production associate you’ll need good time management skills and amazing work ethic. Tesla production is a great way to get in to the company and they stay true to their core values. You’re able to transfer to different departments with hard work and initiative.
Internet & Tech Tesla Skillset Automotive
1 answer

What should I expect from an interview at Tesla for an Administrative Assistant role?

Tesla definitely wants one who knows how to use Google Drive, mostly on spreadsheets, experience in customer service, and basically one who can answer phone calls, make phone calls, send mass emails, and use a computer. They'll be having you use 2-3 screens at once, but it's no more difficult tha...
Internet & Tech Tesla Interview Administrative Assistant
1 answer
1 2