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

As a restraints engineer, you will be part of a team delivering a world-class solution occupant experience, that will meet global regulatory and consumer requirements, while being cost and mass efficient. The is an end-to-end role where you will start from a blank sheet of paper and end up supporting launch efforts. The role will entail interfacing with cross functional peers and suppliers on a daily.


  • Propose and develop seating solution concepts to support design/vehicle theme. Understand the implications of meeting global regulatory requirements.
  • Work with specialized restraints suppliers to mature solution concepts into a manufacturable solution that delivers a world-class restraints system for safety and quality.
  • Support the generation and maintenance of a detailed Bill of Materials. Understand costs, timing, and program deliverables
  • Interface with and support mating commodities where necessary to aid in delivery of world leading vehicle systems.
  • Fit in with the culture of a start-up company. Mentor interns as necessary to support the continued growth of the company.


      • 8 years of experience in automotive restraints design or vehicle interior components.
      • Previous exposure to automotive legal specifications.
      • Be proficient in Catia and Microsoft office software suite.
      • BS in Engineering. MS preferred

      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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