Canoo Technologies Inc.

Quality Team Leader, Joining and Dimensional - LadderFrame, Cabin, and Closures

Full Time
Location : Location
US-MI-Auburn Hills
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About Canoo

About Canoo

 Canoo’s mission is to bring EVs to Everyone and build a world-class team to deploy this sustainable mobility revolution. We have developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with pioneering technologies, award-winning designs, and a unique business model that spans all owners in the full lifecycle of the vehicle. Canoo is starting production in 2022 and is distinguished by its pioneering and experienced team of technologists, engineers, and designers. With offices around the country, the company is scaling quickly and seeking candidates who love to challenge themselves, are motivated by purpose, and possess a strong desire to get things done.


The “Canoo Way”

 Canoo’s success is the direct result of our disciplined application of our core operating principles and drills, which are based on three main principles: Think 80/20 (“Important versus less important”), Act 30/30 (“Reduce waste and increase output”), and Live 90/10 (“We have each other’s back”). We hire based on “MET” - Mindset, Equipment and willingness to Train - and seek individuals that take accountability and deliver results while being Humble, Hungry to succeed, and Hunting for opportunities to win. We train our team to engage with each other by modulating between their intellect (iQ) and emotional intelligence (eQ), applying Facts, Finesse, and Force when they communicate. The principles and drills of the CANOO Way have been fundamental to our success, our ability to grow, continuously improve, innovate and are at the core of our day-to-day operations.


Create and implement daily quality control procedures for body shop dimensional control. Support daily quality control procedures for body shop to ensure that the manufacturing process are with the tolerance limits.


  • Provide a safe work environment
  • Group leader for Dimensional Op Techs and CMM Operators
  • Responsible to measure the products with CMM machine and certify them
  • Ensure that the product meet the Engineering requirement and all dimensions are in tolerance
  • Ensure that all requirements set by Design office and Engineering are feasible and can be met by Manufacturing
  • Manage body dimensional control procedures – Understands and monitors data and metrics for the body shop and drives the process to achieve metric goals
  • Coordinates and analyzes dimensional data collection from CMM, Perceptron Vision Systems, Scan Box, and FARO Arm to drive build to nominal
  • Provide corrective action for customer dis-satisfiers
  • Ensure that the quality of the weld will be met
  • Ensure that all the joint technology are reliable and meet the design need
  • Be a technical resource for skilled trades and production teams
  • Support the maintenance & engineering group, including breakdowns & project planning
  • Provide customer support for Stamping, Paint and General Assembly
  • Lead problem solving activities working with Stamping and outside suppliers to resolve process related issues
  • Understand and correlate Different quality systems to meet the needs of production and daily targets



  • Bachelor’s degree (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • Extensive understanding of body shop tooling and manufacturing dimensional processes
  • Process validation experience with new equipment build, installation and start-up
  • Broad knowledge of manufacturing and quality processes
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Must be willing to rotate shifts
  • Extensive ISO Knowledge
  • Extensive GMS Knowledge


  • Production and/or maintenance leadership experience
  • Launch experience
  • Dimensional experience

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Meaningful, challenging work that will redefine automotive landscape and make EVs available to everyone
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Equity Compensation
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy

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. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.


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. 


Canoo cares deeply about the safety of all candidates who may be asked to participate in an in-person interview. While the company remains operational, some of our positions are remote, while others require working on-site. Canoo is following the Covid-19 protocols set forth by local state and federal governance and the CDC guidelines. Candidates who are vaccinated will be asked to provide a copy of proof of vaccination upon arrival for the interview. Candidates who are not vaccinated will be asked to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test that is no less than 48 hours old. We ask that you practice hand hygiene, social distance, and wear face coverings to reduce the risks of exposure to Covid-19. We appreciate your cooperation with our safety protocols while you explore your future with Canoo!


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