Canoo Technologies Inc.

Remanufacturing Program Lead

ID
2021-1451
Category
Customer Journey
Type
Full Time
Location : Location
US-TX-Justin

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.

Overview

The person in this position will leverage first-hand knowledge of remanufacturing, including engineering, manufacturing, and business processes, and will lead outreach and project development activities with remanufacturing companies. This position will also actively lead technology development teams working on design for remanufacturing, cleaning, repair, and condition assessment (among other reman product and process improvements).

Responsibilities

  • Develop, lead, and execute business plan for remanufacturing research activities. This includes but is not limited to: developing business plan and projects for remanufacturing testbed, conducting outreach/business development and collaborating with marketing team to attract companies to the program, leading assessment of companies’ remanufacturing processes.
  • Build relationships with industrial customers and funding agencies
  • Lead the preparation of project proposals and project execution for remanufacturing technology development
  • Develop personal and organizational expertise in technical areas of remanufacturing; present and publish technical results of research and coordinate development and delivery of short course training programs

Qualifications

  • Hands-on industrial experience in a remanufacturing environment, either in product design or process development
  • Strong technical capability in across both mechanical and electronic components
  • Experience leading teams
  • Strong motivation to advance the state of the art in remanufacturing.
  • Experience with a wide variety of products and remanufacturing processes
  • Good understanding of remanufacturing financial and business models
  • Evidence of leadership in project management. Skill in project scoping, managing project resources, and developing relationships with partners. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience interacting with customers
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Strong problem solving and strategic thinking skills
  • Self-starter with ideas to bring to the Canoo team
  • Interest and ability in working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Comfortable soliciting input, valuing others’ ideas and expertise
  • Comfortable working both independently and cooperatively with other team members and project partners

Preferred Experience 

  • Experience in design, testing and/or remanufacturing of mechanical and electronic components
  • Hands on experience win a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in product and process quality management
  • 3-5 years’ experience in automotive remanufacturing programs

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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