Manager, Powertrain Integration

April 07, 2023
Offerd Salary:$137,900 - $165,500
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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 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, and innovate are at the core of our day-to-day operations.


The Manager, Powertrain Integration will be responsible for design and development of cutting edge drive units for advanced developments. This position is tasked with managing the hardware core engineering team of the powertrain group and leads efforts for gear and bearing sizing, housings, thermal and lubrication, half shafts and integration of the eMotor and power electronics. The position oversees design of each component and must have familiarity with transmissions, drive units, and/or current eDrive systems to maintain a level of competitiveness in target setting.


80's of the Position

  • Lead, Build, and manage a team of engineers, Subject Matter Experts, and support in cross-functional discussion.
  • Lead design efforts for cutting edge drive units and advanced projects.
  • Create and review 3D as well as 2D CAD and drawings, oversee design and integration of half shafts, gears, bearings, housings, thermal and lubrication and other hardware subsystems.
  • Own DFMEA, PFMEA, DVP&R and test procedures for electric machine (rotating and stationary) components and completed assemblies
  • Create, modify and review test procedures for components and drive units.
  • Lead and support other engineers with RFQs, quoting and supplier selection.
  • Up to 25% travel
  • Qualifications

    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Must have strong background in eDrive design and familiarity with current products.
  • Proficiency with mechanical design computer aided design (CATIA V6, 3DX, etc).
  • Must have thorough understanding of component integration, program management, and manager experience.
  • 10+ years of Automotive powertrain design experience.
  • Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), and experience completing stack up analyses.
  • Experience brining an automotive product to market and experience and supplier management.
  • Firsthand experience on development and validation of mechanical components and assemblies from prototype into production scenarios
  • Communication skills and experience with presenting results and recommendations to multidisciplinary teams
  • Preferred Experience

  • Master's Degree (or higher) in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Equivalent
  • Experience with gearbox design, gear analysis, and performance and target setting of a drive unit.
  • Experience with traction motor design and manufacturing methods including induction and permanent magnet machines
  • Experience preparing test articles, collaborating with testing resources to complete DVP&R activities
  • Experience with root cause analysis and optimization methods
  • Working knowledge of GD&T requirements
  • Experience working in a precision manufacturing environment, focused on mechanical component manufacturing processes such as metal machining, casting, forging, stamping, plastic injection molding, and other specialized processes.
  • Ability to support design activities in cross-functional areas within the powertrain group
  • 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, lifting up to 10 pounds, and prolonged periods of computer use.

    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
  • A 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 laws.

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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 in CA – $137,900 - $165,500

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