Canoo Technologies Inc.

LV Harness DRE

Full Time
Location : Location

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.


The low voltage harness DRE is responsible for product development of low voltage vehicle wiring harnesses. You will be fully responsible for delivering the harnesses in the line with program timing. The ideal candidate is extremely technically oriented with the dynamic sense of urgency and communication skills to meet project needs and development timing and will have automotive wire harness design experience.


Responsibilities (80s of the Position) 

  • Design and develop automotive low voltage wire harnesses.
  • Translate system schematics into wiring diagrams and harnesses.
  • Create 3D harness model from scratch using Catia V6.
  • Define harness partitioning depending on manufacturing assembly sequence.
  • Define harness best routing and attachment strategy.
  • Choose best inline connector strategy depending on the harness location.
  • Analyze Product definition letter to set how many part numbers are needed.
  • Create 2D wire harness print.
  • Update BOM for every build stage and assure the correct part number will be used.
  • Track weight in every harness change.
  • Work with purchasing department on creating RFQ.
  • Create purchase requests and eventually they will become purchase orders.
  • Set PDT meetings with supplier and build great communication channel to track the status.
  • Define validation plan for every part and provide update/tracking during APQP and PPAP process.
  • Support each manufacturing phase in assembly plant and set rework plan as needed.
  • Develop DFMEA and review PFMEA with supplier.
  • Meet all MRDs with quality parts.


Required Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 5+ years Automotive related “wiring harness” experience at either OEM or Tier-1 supplier level.
  • Knowledge of checking: Device Transmittal, System Schematics, Wiring Diagrams, and harnesses for accuracy.
  • Experience with 3D and 2D CAD software applications.
  • Knowledge of DFMEA and DVP&R.



  • Preferred experience with Catia V6 and Mentor Capital


Travel Requirements

  • Up to 25% domestic/international travel required.


Physical Requirements for Non-Physical Positions


No lifting requirements for this role.


Reasonable Accommodations


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Meaningful, challenging work that will redefine the 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.


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If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please call (310) 702-7907 or email us at


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. 


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 in CA – $104,300 - $125,100


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