At SF Motors, we’re forging a new kind of mobility company by combining the DNA of advanced automotive engineering and design with that of state of the art smart technologies and connectivity to revolutionize the future of premium electric vehicles. From our corporate headquarters in Silicon Valley we’re bringing the best and brightest together with a common goal of creating the next generation of smart, clean, connected vehicles for you.
Our vision is to deliver premium electric vehicles that enhance the daily lives of our users, allowing them to live more connected, productive lives through the integration of clean technology and advanced hardware and software. The future of mobility is more than getting from A to B, it’s about keeping connected to provide users customizable features, when they want it.
The Manager, Vehicle Architecture and Package Engineering is responsible to lead vehicle architecture development for the entire vehicle integrating mechanical package requirements, occupant ergonomics and HMI requirements and standards. Ensure clearance targets are defines to deliver a harmonious package that delivers outstanding vehicle performance for our customers.
Duties and responsibilities
Staff and Manage the Vehicle Package Engineering Department.
Lead overall vehicle target setting for vehicle architecture and manage trade-offs.
Work closely with the functional and attribute teams to integrate vehicle systems to achieve a harmonious vehicle architecture.
Lead vehicle architecture workplan. Ensure vehicle targets are met and drive closure of open issues.
Leads vehicle package design reviews.
Lead vehicle package benchmarking and data collection
Serve as single point of contact for vehicle architecture and packaging at SF Motors.
Up to 20% travel.
Required Education and Experience
B.S in Mechanical Engineering, Package Engineering or related area.
6-10 plus years experience in vehicle packaging, development.
Knowledge of Vehicle Architecture, Vehicle Attributes, Regulatory requirements.
Knowledge of CATIA V5.
Prior experience managing a team.
Outstanding project management,
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Strong team building skills and drive for results.