Canoo Technologies Inc.

Logistics Manager

ID
2021-1540
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

As the Logistics Manager, you will be responsible for both the initial warehouse set-up and later the day-to-day operation of Canoo’s Service Warehouse. Working with both third-party partners and internal stakeholders, you will have demonstrated success in automotive warehousing, supply chain management or logistics. The ideal candidate will have a track record of success in logistics, the ability to plan and make decisions quickly, and a passion for getting results. Reporting to the Director of Parts Operations, this role requires high levels of initiative, independent decision making, and cross-functional collaboration in an ambiguous, go-to-market environment.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee warehouse operation for Canoo service parts.
  • Select and manage a third-party service provider ensuring a successful implementation of the Canoo business plan.
  • Work with the Supply Chain Manager to define and implement a spare parts packaging and containerization plan.
  • Develop KPI’s to measure supply chain performance and steer the business.
  • Drive operational excellence and innovation throughout the distribution network, continuously improving efficiency while reducing costs.
  • Provide recommendations on warehouse location, size, layout, facility layout, and processes.
  • Provide operational leadership and direction to ensure management targets are achieved.
  • Foster a culture of safety and develop safety programs to ensure OSHA compliance.
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing Logistics, Materials, Transportation, Purchasing, Service and other key stakeholders throughout the organization.
  • Evaluate and recommend systems and processes to move the business forward.

Qualifications

  • Batchelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within fast-paced warehousing, manufacturing, or service parts operations.
  • Thorough knowledge of warehousing and logistics best practices.
  • Exceptional analytical and data analysis skills.
  • Ability to switch back and forth between strategic and tactical.
  • Experience in working in agile teams.
  • Strong knowledge of warehouse management systems such as SAP and Oracle.
  • Superior organizational and communications skills.
  • Self-directed, detailed-oriented, with an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Passionate about the customer and sustainable mobility.

Preferred Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ automotive experience with an OEM or automotive supplier.
  • Experience with Oracle Supply Chain Systems.
  • APICS, Lean Six Sigma certifications a plus.

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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