Canoo Technologies Inc.

Supervisor, Stamping Feasibility Engineering

Job Locations US-MI-Detroit | US-OK-Tulsa
Full Time

About Canoo

Canoo’s mission is to bring EVs to Everyone. The company has developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with bold innovations in design, pioneering technologies, and a unique business model that spans all owners in the full lifecycle of the vehicle. Distinguished by its experienced team from leading technology and automotive companies – Canoo has designed a modular electric platform purpose-built to deliver maximum vehicle interior space that is customizable across all owners in the vehicle lifecycle 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.


  • Evaluate potential part construction techniques to assess formability in advance of CAD creation
  • Support vehicle development and advise design team to ensure part formability for all designed component
  • Analyze CAD models to assess formability prior to tooling release
  • Iterate on component design with design and release engineers based on formability analysis and design requirements
  • Advise design team with formability guidelines, best practices, and simple tools to aid engineering in material and process selection
  • Create 3D CAD and 2D drawing files to represent press environment and design standards to support Rivian equipment and business strategy
  • Provide subject matter expertise and support to tooling supplier
  • Simulate or support analysis on the various methods of metal and composite forming including stamping feasibility on various grades of steel and aluminum, extrusion and casting feasibility on aluminum components, ability to roll for designs in steel, and ability to injection mold component from various composites
  • Take ownership of die design, buyoff and line tryouts
  • Support cost reductions as a champion of good, fundamental design across the vehicle
  • Leads automotive design and development process, system requirements, and general engineering best practices


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant experience needed
  • 3 plus Years in a role specializing in Automotive stamping/ sheet metal
  • Extensive experience in automotive design and development process, system requirements, and general engineering best practices
  • Experience and understanding of sheet metal processes, as well as tooling design and construction
  • Understanding and firsthand knowledge of part tolerancing, and what various metal forming and finishing processes are capable of.
  • Ability to troubleshoot forming and dimensional issues in the tooling process
  • Understanding of various methods of material formability and knowledge of evaluating component formability
  • Experience with forming simulation software (Autoform, Process Simulate)
  • Understanding of metal forming, stamping die processing, material processing for forming
  • An interest in advanced forming technologies and advancements in materials – specifically an interest in metal processing
  • Strong skills with common workplace software (word processor, spreadsheet, database, etc.)

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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