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.

Job Purpose

As the Transportation and Logistics Specialist, you will be responsible for supervising inbound and outbound parts shipments of service parts, both domestically and internationally. The successful candidate will participate in the selection and supervision of third-party logistics providers: air, ocean, truck, last-mile, and 3PL. This position will also leverage data and systems to ensure parts are shipped in the most cost-effective and efficient manner.


  • Plan and supervise shipments from production and suppliers to service facilities
  • Develop a deep understanding of inbound/outbound freight management
  • Oversee freight bill payment and audit
  • Organize transportation routes and shipments with service providers
  • Ensure compliance with shipping regulations (DOT, CTPAT, EPA, etc.)
  • Establish and monitor KPI’s and track service parts orders through the supply chain
  • Drive efficiency and innovation through the logistics network by continuously seeking opportunities to reduce cost, streamline processes, and improve carrier performance
  • Develop a reverse logistics strategy for normal and warranty parts returns
  • Establish partnership with transportation carriers, freight forwarders, 3PL’s, and other transportation service providers

    Required Experience

    • A Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years of parts transportation experience with a fast-paced organization
    • Familiarity with TMS software, like Descartes, Freightview, and FarEye
    • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
    • The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
    • A thorough understanding of government regulations for transportation of service parts, especially hazardous materials
    • A passion for the customer and a drive to achieve high service levels
    • Ability to make quick decisions and take decisive action when problems arise
    • Excels at working in cross-functional, agile teams

      Preferred Experience

      • Transportation experience with an OEM or automotive supplier at HQ level

        What's Cool About Working Here...

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

        Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting.