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.
As a core member of the Powertrain team, the Lead eDrive Engineer is responsible to bring the current drive unit and advanced concepts to life. This role’s main responsibility is the development and analysis of gears and related components inside of the drive unit. The Lead eDrive Engineer will report directly to the Powertrain Director and Powertrain VP and work with cross-functional teams across manufacturing, design, quality, test and validation engineers, and the designers.
Must be willing to work onsite at one of our locations in Michigan, Oklahoma, or Texas.
Responsibilities (80s of the Position)
Physical Requirements for Non-Physical Positions
While performing the duties of this job, employees may be required to sit for prolonged periods of time, occasionally bending or stooping, to 10 pounds, and prolonged periods of computer use. (Confirm with hiring manager that lifting requirements are not greater for this role.)
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
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.
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Salary will be determined based on a number of factors, including but not limited to years of experience, training, skillset, location, etc. Expected salary range - $13,900 - $136,700