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Production Associate

Req. ID: 19764
Office Location: NA-US-CA-Fremont
# of openings: 1
Job Shift: N/A
Job Type: Full time


About Tesla Motors

Tesla’s goal is to accelerate the world’s transition to electric mobility with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars. California-based Tesla designs and manufactures EVs, as well as EV powertrain components for partners such as Toyota and Daimler. Model S is the world’s first premium sedan to be engineered from the ground up as an electric vehicle. Model S was named Motor Trend’s prestigious 2013 Car of the Year, achieved the best safety score of any car ever tested by the NHTSA, and Consumer Reports is calling it the best car it has ever tested.

Tesla Motors is committed to hiring and developing top talent from across the world for any given discipline. Our world-class teams operate with a non-conventional automotive product development philosophy of high inter-disciplinary collaboration, flat organizational structure, and technical contribution at all levels.  You will be expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate. These jobs are not for everyone, you must have a genuine passion for producing the best vehicles in the world. Without passion, you will find what we're trying to do too difficult.


The Production Associate will report to the Production Supervisor and will be responsible for performing electro-mechanical assembly. This person is expected to be able to execute against the provided manufacturing instructions, validate their own work, check the quality of previous operations, and meet the output requirement.   Experience with small hand tools a must with some experience using semi-automated equipment highly desirable.


  • To work on a production/prototype basis.
  • Perform complex electro-mechanical assembly work.
  • Tasks require a high level of skill with a variety of hand tools, precision measuring equipment, and machinery.
  • Typically involves a variety of operations, including troubleshooting and rework, requiring a sufficient understanding of the functional operation of the items assembled as well as the finished product.
  • Must be able to work from complex and detailed manufacturing documentation and/or verbal and written instructions and specialized fixtures/test equipment.
  • Assemblers are also responsible for quality activities, including self inspection, and inspection.
  • Updates production records and test results.
  • Communicates test results, ideas and problems to technicians and engineers.
  • Clean-up production areas as required.
  • Identify discrepant materials/components both in writing and verbally to supervisor.
  • Complete tasks as directed by manufacturing schedules and within standard times.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in assembly of electro-mechanical components.
  • Ability to read and understand manufacturing instructions.
  • Must have command of the English language, both written and verbal.
  • Must be reliable, have good initiative, committed, and quality focused.
  • Ability to perform repetitious duties while standing for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 30-50 lbs on a daily basis
  • Ability to maintain a safe working environment
  • Flexible work schedule

Tesla Motors is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.

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