If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo just may be the place for you.
Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production?
Here at Canoo, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility.
We're a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission.
We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Read on...
The Costing Manager is a critical piece of the Finance team, ultimately responsible for all data coming from the Cost Estimating team, and the processes, procedures, and staffing required to produce that data.
This position is expected to build a team from a blank slate as Canoo grows their scope of business.
Weekly (or other scheduled recurrence) Dashboard publishing of complete vehicle cost for all Canoo vehicles in development
Comprehensive estimation of complete vehicle cost for future and potential programs
Ground-up cost creation from technical data
Adjustments to current production costs for new specifications
Rapid turnaround of various ad-hoc cost estimation requests :
Engineering change assessments
Make vs. buy analyses
Tooling and capital equipment estimates
Work Content and Overhead estimates for internal operations
Direct management of a team of Cost Analysts and Technical Cost Analysts to support the above. The Manager will be expected to train and develop all analysts and guide their growth within Canoo
Development of the most efficient and accurate methods to calculate costs and track the aggregate vehicle costs and communicate the results company-wide to stakeholders
Ultimately produce any costs or data needed by the Program Controlling team to run their business case analysis
Serve as the focal point for any communication between Costing and the rest of the teams at Canoo; ensure that other disciplines buy in to our philosophy and approach and support Costing as needed
Advise upper management on setting targets and goals for future business simulations, giving insight on areas for improvement in our current cost structure
Seek outside resources (software and personnel) to bolster our estimating capability over and above our internal staffing
Spearhead the recruiting of a world-class internal Costing team
Previous experience with direct management of a functional team
5+ years' experience in Automotive or other manufacturing organizations
Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, business, or engineering
Strong Excel familiarity
Someone who is willing (and excited) to roll up their sleeves and dig through data, both agile enough to build Excel models from the ground up when needed and disciplined enough to strictly enforce existing processes
A professional who is comfortable interacting with teammates of various backgrounds and levels of experience from first-year analysts to senior executives, sales, engineering, legal, etc.
Soft skills for managing people outside their immediate team will be key
A natural leader who embraces the challenge of building a team and serving as the advocate for their growth in the organization
An open-minded catalyst for change and improvement who is comfortable with a rapidly-changing environment
P referred Experience
10+ years Automotive experience (program management, Finance, Engineering, Supply Chain)
Experience in modeling or analysis in Excel, SQL databases, or similar tools
PowerBI, or proficiency in other visual reporting tools
Requirements and Expectations
Ability to facilitate remote work as needed, and perform work and attend meetings during the standard working day in California (Pacific) time
Able to travel domestically up to 25% of working time
Ability to relocate is preferred, but not required
What's Cool About Working Here...
Four months paid primary care giver leave
Participation in the Employee Equity Compensation Plan
Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility
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.
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