A Tesla bot job opening hints that the corporate is making regular progress towards manufacturing, which implies Optimus is just a little nearer to changing into a standard face at Tesla’s factories.
Tesla posted a job opening for a Proto Manufacturing Supervisor to handle and execute the corporate’s actuator prototype manufacturing line for the Optimus humanoid robotic. The Proto Manufacturing Supervisor will work carefully with Tesla’s manufacturing and design engineering groups. The one that fills the function shall be answerable for offering direct suggestions concerning the meeting and design of the actuators for the Tesla bot. Beneath are extra of the Proto Manufacturing Supervisor’s duties.
Tesla Bot Journal on X offered extra context for the Proto Manufacturing Supervisor place.
“Manufacturing of prototypes will possible contain a low-volume line with [the] majority of the meeting being carried out manually. The objective is prone to iterate via a number of designs for every sort of actuator and fine-tune the designs after subjecting them to each lab and real-world testing,” commented Tesla Bot Journal.
In the course of the Q2 2023 earnings name, Elon Musk forecasted that the primary Optimus outfitted with Tesla-designed or manufacturing candidate actuators might be built-in and dealing by November.
“The primary Optimus that may have the entire Tesla-designed actuators, kind of manufacturing candidate actuators, built-in and dealing must be round November-ish,” the Tesla CEO mentioned.
“After which, we’ll begin ramping up after that. You understand, by way of when will it be capable to do some helpful issues, like, we’ll first be making an attempt this out in our personal factories and simply proving out its utility. I feel we’ll be capable to have it do one thing helpful in our factories someday subsequent yr,” Musk predicted.