About Canoo

Canoo has developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with bold innovations in design, pioneering technologies, and a unique business model that defies traditional ownership to put customers first. Distinguished by its experienced team – totaling over 500 employees from leading technology and automotive companies – Canoo has designed a modular electric platform purpose-built to deliver maximum vehicle interior space and adaptable to support a wide range of vehicle applications for consumers and businesses. With offices around the country, the company is scaling quickly and seeking candidates who love to challenge themselves, are motivated by autonomy and purpose, and get things done.

Job Purpose

Develops, implements, and improves manufacturing production processes by studying body in white product and manufacturing methods.


  • Develop manufacturing (Production) processes to build van bodies; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators
  • Assure product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes
  • Check feasibility of product changes, e.g. engineering changes, face lift and continuous changes and coordinate implementation in series production on schedule
  • Prepare planning options, evaluate cost-efficiency and provide analysis of both
  • Write spec document; request and evaluate supplier quotations
  • Manage complex projects; coordinate suppliers on and off site
  • Technical acceptance of large equipment/installations
  • Plan workplaces considering ergonomics
  • Take part in continuous improvement process to optimize manufacturing efficiency
  • Develop planning standards, methods, and procedures


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering/Process Engineering or in a related engineering field required
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • 3+ years in BIW Engineering experience
  • Other necessary skills include: dealing with complexity, informing others, leadership, negotiation, manufacturing methods (especially welding) and procedures, presenting technical information, CAD.

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.