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...

The focus of the role

This is a rare opportunity to help lead strategic operations within the Product Launch team at Canoo while we define and build the interaction between Canoo and our customers. This will range from helping direct the creation of the web and app environment, to how we think about optimizing fleet management and the marketplace, as well as how we’ll handle payments, partnerships, and other customer interactions.

This role will be responsible for creating and optimizing business strategies, such as how we balance our marketplace and fleet, optimize our promotions, and identify local operations problems. They balance improving or innovating new processes with setting and delivering on core goals to meet business needs.

Your ability to be flexible in your work approach and deal with shifting priorities will be key to your success.

Who are you?

Canoo is looking for highly motivated individuals to join our Product Launch team. If you love setting a vision, managing cross-functional stakeholders, pushing projects forward to deliver measurable and strategically meaningful results, and solving problems from a high level as well as deep in the details, this is the role for you.

You’re not afraid to get your hands dirty and are a self starter owner. You have 3+ years experience of investment banking / consulting / business intelligence / strategy or related experience. Any high-growth operations or startup experience is strongly preferred.

You have exceptional communication and organization skills, leadership potential, and are biased toward action. You make the complex simple and are a great collaborator. You have exceptional Excel / data management skills.

You think strategically but can still drive execution. You care for your teams. You stand up for what’s right. You’re driven by building the electric car of the future. You’re emotionally aware and capable of leading teams.

Why you’ll be proud to work at Canoo

If you take this role, you’re contributing to a critical industry to the future of humanity. This is an opportunity to build technology that optimizes the way people move and brings the auto industry into the future.

You will learn from and work with a range of experts in their fields. You’ll expand your knowledge and existing background by learning from the experts and you will be working with them to drive exciting projects forward.

You’ll also get the following perks:

  • Four months paid primary care giver 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.