About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo just may be the place for you. Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production? Here at Canoo, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility. We’re a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission. We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a “job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Read on...

Job Purpose

The Industrial Engineer (IE) Manufacturing is responsible for the planning of direct/indirect labor and activities affecting line speed, cycle checks, scrolls and workstation assignments, change control and line balancing, and production line simulation. A qualified candidate will utilize lean concepts to identify/eliminate waste and perform time/motion studies. This position will support the manufacturing department with technical services to maintain efficient levels of lean manufacturing and manning.

Responsibilities:

  • BIW & Assembly experience. Stamping experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of time study/standards, ratings, MODAPTS, ergonomic evaluations

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Industrial Engineering or Industrial Technology
  • 5+ years of Industrial Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering experience
  • 5+ years of automotive industry experience
  • Proven ability to manage, launch, and achieve standardization practices using process improvement tools.
  • Prior experience utilizing Lean Manufacturing Tools (Blitz, Kaizen Action Sheets, Value Stream Mapping, etc.)

    Characteristics

    • Ability to interface with all levels of the organization from shop floor to management
    • Must be a self-starter with proven ability to give and gain the respect of all employees
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software (i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
    • Must be a self-starter with proven ability to give and gain the respect of all employees
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software (i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

    What's Cool About Working Here...

    • Four months paid primary caregiver leave
    • Flexible PTO
    • Participation in the Employee Share Option Plan
    • Beautiful new facility in Torrance
    • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
    • Work in a high-growth start-up that will redefine urban mobility
    • A world-class team. Most of our leaders have their own Wikipedia page

    Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.