About Canoo

Canoo has developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with bold innovations in design, pioneering technologies, and a unique business model that defies traditional ownership to put customers first. Distinguished by its experienced team – totaling over 500 employees from leading technology and automotive companies – Canoo has designed a modular electric platform purpose-built to deliver maximum vehicle interior space and adaptable to support a wide range of vehicle applications for consumers and businesses. With offices around the country, the company is scaling quickly and seeking candidates who love to challenge themselves, are motivated by autonomy and purpose, and get things done.


  • Work closely with Body Design Engineering in the early development of the product and ensuring the manufacturing feasibility.
  • Work closely with the process integrators and contract manufacturer in implementing the process into manufacturing facilities to ensure product quality and performance.
  • Support the design, development and validation of new equipment and manufacturing process planning, develops/releases successful projects and manufacturing methods, and maximizes efficiency by analyzing layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods and work force utilization with the contract manufacturing partner.
  • Planning of production equipment, material, and parts based on product specifications and develops/implements product quality standards, estimates resource requirements, workload assignments, production cycle times and planning schedule for the manufacturing process while also developing budgets for product manufacturing and updating process.
  • Run feasibility simulations using Catia Software to evaluate welding tool accessibility, to generate a virtual build process and to create a virtual library for different weld guns used to run feasibility studies.
  • Will demonstrate the capability of working with the dimensional team to ensure the product GD&T capability.
  • Works with the engineering and manufacturing teams to establish strategic tactical priorities and key objectives, and monitor organization performance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering
  • 3-5 years in BIW in Automotive industry, stamping and welding knowledge is preferable
  • 2-5 years’ experience in design, development and production
  • 3+ years of experience in using Catia Software
  • 3+ years of capability to conduct feasibility simulation and run virtual build
  • Strong DFMEA, PFMEA, GD&T process Experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in weld gun selection
  • Knowledge to perform and create operator risk analysis studies
  • Knowledge of robots
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience with driving technical supplier and working with integrators

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Equity Compensation 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

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.