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...

Responsibilities

  • Build an industry leading team
  • Be an inspiring and bold leader who is willing to take risk and move fast
  • Encourage and coach team members to perform at optimal levels and provide feedback
  • Develop and execute an industry leading Parts Logistics Operation incl SCM, Transportation, Warehouse Operations/Partnerships etc.
  • Financial responsibility for the setup and entire operation
  • Your solutions will focus on commercial and private customers
  • Support a team that will develop and execute a customer/vehicle data driven eco-system
  • Work across enterprise applications to help establish and execute project management
  • Drive complex projects from concept to launch, articulating processes to help team succeed including not only managing risks but predicting them
  • Manage the overall budget accordingly
  • Coordinate with internal and external teams to develop project plans, goals, and milestones
  • Track milestones, progress, dependencies, and issues closely while communicating effectively to leadership and stakeholders
  • Facilitate working sessions to ensuring requirements are captured accurately and completely
  • Help teams get to the project finish line collaboratively
  • Raise the bar in the organization by being a role model in identifying issues, owning, and implementing improvements proactively
  • Lead multiple projects simultaneously effectively managing prioritization of time, resource, and scope
  • Institute effective program management processes, tools, and best practices to bring efficiency and support collaboration
  • Act as an agile coach, working with stakeholders to help them understand agile methodology and ways of working
  • Develop and deliver multi-mode communications that convey a clear message to different audiences
  • Foster an environment of open communication with all stakeholders
  • Promote and monitor compliance activities with audit and information policies

Experience

  • Leadership experience in building and operating a parts logistics organization, preferably with automotive experience
  • At least 5+ years of parts logistics leadership experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field is strongly desired
  • Understanding of the “new” eco-system around EV
  • Curiosity to pursue continuous learning and application of technologies to achieve desired business, architectural, and productivity outcomes
  • Ability to zoom out and think far enough into the future
  • Superior stakeholder management and communication skill
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Understanding of software development and architecture
  • Experience working with and leading Agile teams
  • Ability to keep things moving and see the big picture while ensuring near term execution
  • Ability to achieve results under tough circumstances
  • Experience in cross functional collaboration

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.