Receiving & Shipping Coordinator

November 27, 2023
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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.


At Canoo we always strive to build the best-in-class vehicles for our customers. We do this by delivering the right parts, right quantity, at the right time and right quality to our assembly consumption points, utilizing various lean material flow techniques. As the Shipping & Receiving Coordinator for Supply Chain Management Team, the team member's responsibilities will be to drive the activities needed to receive, store, manage and ship the material needed for production/testing requirements in timely manner, assure inventory accuracy in support of lean manufacturing principles, uninterrupted production, and audit compliance. The role requires understanding of material flow and supply chain concepts, ERP systems, and lead material handling associates and work cross-functionally with multiple departments such as, Logistics Planning & Production Control, Pre-Series, Material Planning, Inventory Control, Quality, Manufacturing, Facilities, and logistics providers - to solve challenging problems and system limitations impacting productivity. Supply Chain Management is a critical function in support of Canoo's manufacturing growth, and a strong candidate is desired to drive with discipline and rigor the material handling operations to assure material availability to support daily volume scheduled with safety and efficiency.


The candidate will be an integral part of Canoo Material Handling and Material Management Operations. The candidate will lead a team of associates and supply chain partners supporting warehouse & Factory Operations. Responsibilities include oversight of a comprehensive material flow all the way from the receiving dock to the point of use, close follow up to the KPI's that will ensure a lean and robust operations. This role interfaces significantly various Canoo departments in support of a smooth operational flow and accurate inventory. The position requires a strong leadership, analytical skillset, as well as a data-driven and logical approach for improvements actions.


  • Receives incoming shipments of parts / materials and other merchandise verifying correctness against packing lists or other records.
  • Completes daily receiving entries in computer system.
  • Maintains physical inventory as necessary.
  • Ensure material integrity among all the internal flow, from the receiving dock until the point of use and all the intermediate points such as warehouses, material supermarkets, staging, sequencing/kitting cells to shipping, etc.
  • Identify inventory discrepancies due to improper material handling management, research root causes and lead efforts to implement demonstrated permanent corrective actions (i.e., no repeat variances)
  • Coordinate and lead associates' on daily activities in order to achieve a lean and safe operation.
  • Support with cycle counts in compliance for safety audits, continuous improvement implementations, KPI's tracking and risk assessments.
  • Provide assistance in Production Control, Material Planning, Production, and Quality teams to drive lean material flow in the plant/factory, JIT centers, sub-contractors and in-transit material.
  • Collaborate with Inventory Control, Material Planning & Finance to support audit requirements to demonstrate inventory/material control and achieve SOX compliance.
  • Support Planning, Purchasing and New Parts Introduction teams for robust part changes and disposition of excess/obsolete material.
  • Share concerns and support Security investigations and actions for part theft or missing parts.
  • Control and confirm inventory adjustments, appropriate transactions, back up for corrections, and execute business applications (system access) protocol to avoid downtimes.
  • Coordinate and lead day-to-day requirements for storage and/or material handling equipment needs.
  • Manage Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost & Morale (SQDCM) metrics on a daily basis.
  • Qualifications
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • 2-3years in logistics, manufacturing, or customer service experience
  • Forklift Certification within 90 days of job entry date
  • Familiar to use computer applications like Excel, outlook
  • Strong leadership, team and people management skills;
  • Ability to operate Forklift and Electric / Non-Electric Pallet Jack;
  • knowledge of packaging regulations and vendor ship guidelines;
  • Familiarity with ERP Systems like Oracle preferred
  • Familiarity with Radio Frequency (RF) equipment is preferred.
  • 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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