CAD Methodologist, Evangelist, SolidWorks

    • Tesla Motors
  • Austin, TX
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 18 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Manufacturing engineering
Manufacturing operations
Emerging technologies
Problem solving
Data management
Process improvement
Plant lifecycle management
Regulatory Compliance
ISO 9000
Analytical skill
Health care
Apache Flex

Job Details

What to Expect

Tesla's manufacturing and factory operations are growing and evolving rapidly around the world to ensure Tesla's growth and achieve the transition to a more sustainable future. The equipment design and manufacturing engineering teams are constantly innovating and solving complex engineering problems.

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to join our team as a CAD Methodologist / Evangelist, SolidWorks. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the entire lifecycle of products within the manufacturing process, ensuring seamless integration of Dassault / SolidWorks technologies into Tesla's equipment design and manufacturing operations.

The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of both Tesla's and SolidWorks product lines, manufacturing processes, and industry trends.

What You?ll Do

  • Collaborate with Tesla's CAD and PLM teams to understand current processes and design optimized methodologies using SolidWorks CAD/PDM suite
  • Leverage SolidWorks CAD/PDM to streamline design processes, manage product data, and enhance collaboration among engineering teams
  • Ensure seamless integration of SolidWorks CAD/PDM into Tesla's design and engineering workflows, addressing any interoperability challenges
  • Develop training materials and documentation for Tesla engineers and designers on the use of SolidWorks CAD/PDM software and optimized methodologies
  • Stay updated on industry best practices, emerging technologies, and advancements in Dassault / SolidWorks CAD/PDM solutions to continually enhance design processes
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering, manufacturing, and IT, to implement and standardize CAD/PLM methodologies
  • Ensure that implemented methodologies meet quality standards and compliance requirements

What You?ll Bring

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, or equivalent
  • Proven experience as a CAD/PLM Methodologist or a similar role in a manufacturing environment
  • In-depth knowledge of SolidWorks CAD/PDM technologies and familiar with CAD standards ex. ASME Y14 or ISO and engineering practices
  • Knowledge of Solidworks deployments in a multi-site environment and multi-tier / multi-roles design processes
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to optimize design processes and data management workflows
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams
  • Proven ability to drive change and implement process improvements in a dynamic manufacturing environment

Compensation and Benefits


Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program