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Company Overview

Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose!   

As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.  

While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our current fleet of autonomous Trucks are helping communities receive much-needed supplies and medical equipment around the clock.   Our people are some of the most talented engineers and contributors who are leaving behind a historic legacy.  

TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple is working to create the first global commercially viable autonomous truck driving platform!

Job Overview

The technical program manager (TPM) is supporting the functional teams within the hardware organization to develop and integrate production hardware in autonomous vehicles trucks. The HW TPM is a technical individual with experience in one or more technical areas such as electronics development and testing, mechanical development and testing, and manufacturing areas. The TPM is expected to lead the cross functional team to define requirements, support design execution, planning of analysis, and support testing products on the bench and/or on the vehicle. The TPM provides technical direction to coordinate between engineering and technicians for vehicle bring up and retrofit.

Opportunity, Responsibilities:

  • Develop and own projects timeline schedules for hardware products that include but are not limited to electronics and mechanical products. 
  • Lead project kick-off and close out activities. Outlines, documents and shares lessons-learned.
  • Participate in developing and advising requirements at system and subsystem levels with system engineering and functional leads.  
  • Develop and set strategic program(s) objectives for the hardware team. Clearly define and set project objectives, KPIs, and scope. Cascades strategy, objectives and KPIs to stakeholders. Develop RASIC and ensure team members understand their roles, responsibilities and individual impact in meeting project objectives.
  • Interface with internal customers and vendors such as tier-1 and tier-2 suppliers
  • Conduct meetings to review DFMEAs and other functional safety products for all parts / design changes.
  • Support engineering teams by forming design decisions regarding technical design reviews for schematic, layout, mechanical and CAD drawing.
  • Develop and evaluate test plans and test cases. Set plan to execute component and system level testings.
  • Demonstrate designs meet requirements by analysis, development, and validation.
  • Lead engineers to bring problem resolution and tracking system issues to completion.

Experience & Skills 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, aeronautical engineering, computer science or related engineering degree.
  • 5 years of technical program manager automotive experience from an OEM and/or tier-1 supplier
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with sometimes incomplete requirements
  • 2 years of experience in hardware product development cycle (Analysis, Design, Development, Testing and Maintenance) of automotive electronics systems.
  • 2 years of experience with electromechanical components and/or robotic design
  • Experience using Jira, Confluence, MS Project / Smartsheets, and/or other tools.
  • Green/black belt six sigma certification required
  • High level of analytical problem-solving skills where problems are unusual and difficult. Experience with exercising fault tree analysis and fish-bone tools to find root causes

Perks

  • Visa sponsorship is available for this position 
  • Opportunity for professional growth and career advancement 
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Up to a 30% discretionary bonus
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Shape the landscape of autonomous driving
  • 100% Company-paid Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance plans
  • Company 401(K) program
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Company-paid education/training
  • Company-paid gym membership

TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.


This role is located in Tucson, AZ Relocation assistance is provided.

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