Sales Engineer Intern
Providing assistance and support for the following duties being undertaken by the Energy Team.
· Work with prospective customers to identify best commercial and technical fit of Tesla’s battery systems by creating and defining the business case
· Work closely with Jr. Solutions/Sales Engineer to complete the financial and preliminary site design for customers
· Work with the customer and sales team to negotiate contracts
· Understand regional energy markets and utilities, define and disseminate functional requirements with internal business and engineering colleagues
· Work with the sales team to evaluate new market segments and perform analysis of storage potential.
· Participate in on-going proceedings related to tariffs and market mechanisms to inform / update modeling processes.
· Evaluate integration context for battery systems and work with internal team members to make integration recommendations
· Maintain responsible control over preliminary design activities pertaining to the opportunity/ project, including engineering, quality control, and code compliance
· Provide guidance to internal stakeholders on customer construction logistics, site preparation, material and labor costs to ensure high value design
Requirements & Preferences
· Technical knowledge or research experience in the renewable energy or related fields.
· Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and electrical schematics.
· Exceptional communication skills in Japanese and English to interact with immediate as well as peripheral teams.
· Capability to work minimum 3 days per week; 5 days per week preferred.
· Eligibility to work in Japan.
What we're doing.
Today, Tesla builds not only all-electric vehicles but also infinitely scalable clean energy generation and storage products.
All Tesla vehicles are produced at its factory in Fremont, California, where the vast majority of the vehicle’s components are also made. To achieve our goal of having the safest factories in the world, Tesla is taking a proactive approach to safety, requiring production employees to participate in a multi-day training program before ever setting foot on the factory floor. From there, Tesla continues to provide on-the-job training and track performance daily so that improvements can be made quickly. The result is that Tesla’s safety rate continues to improve while Model 3 production ramps.
To create an entire sustainable energy ecosystem, Tesla also manufactures a unique set of energy solutions, Powerwall, Powerpack and Solar Roof, enabling homeowners, businesses, and utilities to manage renewable energy generation, storage, and consumption. Supporting Tesla’s automotive and energy products is Gigafactory 1 – a facility designed to significantly reduce battery cell costs. By bringing cell production in-house, Tesla manufactures batteries at the volumes required to meet production goals, while creating thousands of jobs.
And this is just the beginning. With Tesla building its most affordable car yet, Tesla continues to make products accessible and affordable to more and more people, ultimately accelerating the advent of clean transport and clean energy production. Electric cars, batteries, and renewable energy generation and storage already exist independently, but when combined, they become even more powerful – that’s the future we want.
Why we're doing.
Tesla was founded in 2003 by a group of engineers who wanted to prove that people didn’t need to compromise to drive electric – that electric vehicles can be better, quicker and more fun to drive than gasoline cars. Today, Tesla builds not only all-electric vehicles but also infinitely scalable clean energy generation and storage products. Tesla believes the faster the world stops relying on fossil fuels and moves towards a zero-emission future, the better.
Salary / Fringe Benefits / Perks
· Contract type: Direct 3-month contract (renewed quarterly upon mutual agreement).
· Fulltime/part-time: Part-time
· Salary: 1200 yen/hour
· Work location: Akasaka Office