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...

The position leads advanced manufacturing activities by working closely with Design and Engineering in the early development of the product and ensuring its manufacturing feasibility.

The role will also work closely with the production equipment integrators and process engineers at the contract manufacturers developing processes that are technically challenging and require significant technical process parameter development and deep understanding of the design. Specific areas of expertise around body structures process development and sequencing, joining dissimilar metals, laser welding, early stage process development, process characterization, Design of Experiment, and process validation.

The role supports the design, development, and deployment of equipment from prototype though to release into production including responsibility for manufacturing processes, equipment and defining methods of verification of the output of the process.

Additionally, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering works with engineering teams and manufacturing teams, to establish strategic and tactical priorities and key objectives, and monitors organization performance.

Key Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, and or applicable manufacturing experience.

8+ years of experience in design and development of products within manufacturing specifically Body Structures.

Extensive experience in the automotive industry highly preferred.

Experience driving technical supplier engagements and results with respect to improvement projects, change management and quality.

Experience with Batteries, Powertrain, BIW, Metal forming and metal joining applications.

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver 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.