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Vehicle Fleet Manager

Company: Canoo Technologies Inc.
Location: Torrance
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Canoo's mission is to bring EVs to Everyone and build a world-class teamtodeploy 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 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 Vehicle Fleet Manager is responsible for the management of our entire Fleet of Test Vehicles, and company own vehicle assets. The Fleet Manager is to ensure our test fleet, benchmark vehicles, and company owned vehicles are maintained and safe for use for their intended purpose.

  • Manage, prioritize, and schedule vehicle fleet shared usage based on test plans and special requests such as management ride & drives as well as other VIP uses of fleet vehiclesCreate systems and manage the check in/out utilization of all fleet vehicles and their key assignment Fleet VehiclesSubmit work order requests for workshop technician support required for continued safe vehicle operation and track tasks to completion
  • Manage inventories of spare parts for any necessary repairs or retrofits required to ensure vehicle uptime is maximized
  • Manage vehicle and test article configurations, component serial numbers, software versions for historical record keeping in our Test Lifecycle software databaseArrange for vehicle setup and safety inspections prior to vehicles shipping outbound for tests, as well as scheduling post-test inspections and vehicle teardowns at the conclusion of testsPlan out and schedule shipping logistics for vehicles, components, tools, and equipment for off-site and remote test operationsOversee test vehicles final builds, manage QC inspections, and be solely responsible for Sign-Off and Hand-Over to test vehicle ownersPlan and schedule post-build hardware & software updates to ensure each vehicle has the respective maturity required for its intended usageManage Fleet-wide Campaigns for Retrofits, recalls, or full stop requirementsVehicle, buck, test article end-of-test disposition reuse, retention, disposal, or recyclingComply with asset tracking (physical semi-annual audits and reporting), as well as DMV/Insurance documentation, record retention, legal inspections etc.Provide daily written and verbal status as to completion/readiness of the entire test vehicle fleet and track vehicle up-time KPI'sPreferred Qualifications:
    Knowledge of Battery Electric Vehicle architecture with an understanding of Powertrain, Battery, Chassis, Body, and 12Volt systems and an understanding of vehicle firmwareAbility to use MS Excel, MS Project, and other gantt Chart tools as well as basic office softwareAbility to work as a member of a small nimble team and work in a self-directed mannerMust be able to manage changing priorities and balance workloadMaintain a professional appearance of both self and the fleet vehicles you are responsible forBasic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering preferred and/or Automotive Technical degree such as an associate degree in automotive technology or having multiple ASE certifications
    • Minimum of 5 years' experience in automotive fleet management, EV/HV experience preferred
    • Must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record
    • Ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the timePhysical 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. -
      • 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 energyCanoo 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. - -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. - -

Keywords: Canoo Technologies Inc., Torrance , Vehicle Fleet Manager, Professions , Torrance, California

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