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 In Charge of Vehicle Build and Launch Quality will work with all internal departments (engineering, manufacturing, procurement, and quality) and external stakeholders (parts vendors, assembly vendors, and contract manufacturer) to ensure a problem-free and on-time build according to the project schedule as well as the development and implementation of build-related quality processes and specifications. This person will manage the prototype builds at the build site, work on quality processes in between build phases at HQ and then transition to the site of the contract manufacturer for the pre-launch and ramp-up activities

Responsibilities:

  • Organize the prototype activities from preparation to build execution
  • Align the internal and external activities to perform effectively
  • Manage build progress according to plan
  • Manage day-to-day circumstances & correct deviations
  • Develop, adapt, and implement the relevant quality specifications, rules, processes, and KPI from prototype build to the ramp-up of volume production
  • Be the Canoo face to the contract manufacturer in the vehicle launch phase, both for processes and vehicle quality

Qualifications:

      • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
      • Extensive experience in vehicle quality and launch
      • Extensive experience in problem solving, quality processes and inter-departmental project work
      • 15+ years of relevant work experience in an automotive environment
      • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
      • Extensive experience in vehicle quality and launch
      • Extensive experience in problem solving, quality processes and inter-departmental project work

      What's Cool About Working Here...

      • Four months paid primary caregiver 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.