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 Design Quality Specialist will support Design Quality, CMF Design, Engineering, and Purchasing teams with implementation of quality systems, testing and monitoring of conformance to established quality assurance processes and standards for manufacturing and production.


  • Communicate with Design studio/CMF and engineering teams to coordinate Design intent for production
  • Conduct visual reviews for all appearance parts level
  • Assist with mastering for production: sign-off new masters once master standard is approved
  • Manage Design Quality data (AAR)
  • Support material development and manufacturing processes
  • Communicate with production suppliers and grainer
  • Attend tool trials for plastic parts
  • Knowledge in a variety of production and prototype manufacturing
  • Support Design reviews to ensure quality attributes are incorporated into product Designs
  • Conduct material review dispositions for non- conformances (AAR)
  • Recommends corrective actions to address non-conformances (AAR)
  • Provide feasible solutions to bring Design team’s vision into production vehicles


  • 6+ years of new vehicle development for Design Quality
  • BS degree in Engineering, Industrial Design and/or relevant experience
  • Experience in new vehicle development and launch activities
  • Knowledge of AIAG standards including APQP and PPAP requirements
  • Experience with AAR process

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.

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