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We are a Silicon Valley company building self-driving modular EVs. Our goal is to to make mobility a lot more efficient, provide vehicles to service providers & AI companies, and making the entire mobility more sustainable.

Our team became the first ever to make an advanced modular EV hardware and software platform in Q4 2013 and we also became the first company to start working on an advanced modular vehicle engineered for MaaS. Our team is small and made up of people from world-class companies like Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (company’s portfolio includes automotive brands Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Maserati, Ram Trucks. Ferrari was spun off from the group in 2016. FCA also owns industrial subsidiaries Comau, Magneti Marelli, Mopar, and Teksid), Giugiaro, Pininfarina.

This is an incredibly exciting time for MaaS, AI autonomous driving and our team is looking to grow.

Benefits

Location

We are very excited to be in Beijing, the Capital of China, specifically in Zhongguanchun which is the ‘Silicon Valley’ of China and the heart of innovation.

Companies like Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent are (also) here to deploy the best technologies.

We want to hire the best local and foreign talents to build a stellar team.

Requirements

  • Problem-solving approach
  • Open Minded
  • Passion and positive approach
  • Fluent English speaker and Mandarin represent an advantage

We can help

If needed we can also help to:

  • get a VISA (we can arrange everything)
  • join a co-housing place where we can share meaningful moments, or find another type of housing
  • find schools and other needs for your family

Available positions

We want to hire the best local and foreign talents to build a stellar team.
We’re a small team, so we’re focused in everything we do. Recruiting is no exception – right now we’re interviewing in Beijing for the roles below.

Chinese General Manager
We are looking for a General Manager to manage and build out our operations team in Beijing, China.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Set the tone for the team, demand performance, and drive results while also growing the next generation of leaders in the market and in the company.
  • Responsible for all hiring and firing in the market.
  • you will be responsible to develop a complete vehicle and also to lead the team to grow Open Motors in China to a higher level of performance both financially and operationally.

Your tasks as a Company General Manager will include the following:

  • Company General Management and leadership: Responsibility for Profit and Loss;
  • Accountability for compliance with local legislation.Responsibility for staff development and satisfaction and develop sustainable business for the Company.
  • Strategy development and implementation to guarantee the achievement of the targets given from Business Unit.
  • Implement decisions taken and secure the stable and sustainable short & long term development of the company.
  • Work out, define, implement and support processes in the company in accordance with the strategy assumed.
  • Work out, define and implement company organization to assist the processes and the company strategy and ensure capable management succession.
  • Guarantee a healthy and safe working condition for the company staff and secure respect and dignity for each individual life and ensure environment responsibility in all company activities & operations, and its alignment with government regulations.
  • Assume legal accountability of the company concerning all financial and operational issues including compliance with local legislation and business ethics.
  • Guarantee high standard of product quality and achieve and maintain a leading presence in the market.
  • Defend intellectual property.
  • Close co-operation with the JV Partner in all Company’s operations.

You should have:

  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering education background with strong sales working experience is preferred.
  • Broad management experience (at least 5 years), with good understanding of major functions like engineering, finance, sales & marketing, production and with full responsibility of Profit and Loss.
  • Good negotiator and high people development with ability to challenge & drive the people.
  • Good cultural understanding and strategic thinker.
  • Fluent Chinese/Mandarin required and English an advantage.
Project manager
We are looking for an experienced Project manager to work across our engineering teams on the complete vehicle. You will be responsible for providing strong project management and direction related to new product development.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Provide project management and direction for the project(s) supporting new product development, engineering, and manufacturing components
  • Collaborate with and support cross-functional teams of key project stakeholders from varying technical backgrounds at all levels of the organization
  • Provide strategy and direction for the development of parts from design to manufacturing
  • Define and outline the technical approach to the project
  • Provide excellent client engagement and build strong relationships with client to appropriate engage at every stage in the project lifecycle

You should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related technical field
  • Seven or more years of strong experience in the field of engineering design and project management
  • Hands-on experience in Automotive Industry with a focus on Electric and Self-Driving Vehicles
  • Strong theoretical background on fundamentals of mechanical engineering and its applications
  • Proven ability to support cross-functional teams
  • Parts development – from concept to SOP – with experience using PTC Creo / PRO-E
  • Ability to work independently with minimal input and direct supervision
Supply Chain Manager
We are looking for an experienced Supply Chain Manager in Beijing. You will work on planning, direct and control all materials functions, including purchasing, inventory control, production planning, receiving, stores, shipping, and selection of carriers for the organization. This position will plan and manage the procurement of materials and services to effectively support the production requirements of the organization. This position will oversee the review and negotiation of purchase price, quality, availability, delivery and other factors necessary to ensure the overall conformance of materials purchased to manufacturing specifications and production objectives. This position will manage and coordinate material inventories and services.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Develop procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas, such as sales, marketing, finance, production and quality
  • Implement new or improved supply chain processes
  • Manage the people and activities related to strategic purchasing, MRP, inventory control, warehousing and receiving. This includes the ownership of all software required to perform these functions
  • Analyze inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns and reduce waste
  • Define performance metrics for measurement, comparison and evaluation of supply chain factors (cost, quality, delivery)
  • Develop or implement plant warehousing strategies for production materials and finished products
  • Document supply chain processes, such as workflows, cycle times, and position responsibilities
  • Manage supplier performance and procurement program success to assess supplier’s ability to meet quality and delivery requirements
  • Monitor forecasts and schedules to identify changes and determine effect on supply chain activities
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

You should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management or related field
  • Minimum of (5) years of progressive Supply Chain Management experience with a solid track record
  • MRP proficiency
  • Knowledge of automotive quality systems is a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools
  • Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Must be able to work in a shop environment with moderate noise levels
  • Must be willing to work weekends and extended shifts

Experience:

  • Logistics Management: 5 years
  • Problem Resolution: 5 years
  • Supply Chain Management: 5 years
  • Automotive Quality: 5 years
Design Engineer
We are looking for an experienced Design Engineer to work across our engineering teams on the complete vehicle.

You will work on:

  • development studies for new products and design vehicle applications for existing products
  • design and execute product, components drawing, parts modeling, assemblies and subassemblies, including drafting, dimensioning and tolerances as per design standards
  • ensure quality processes, as requested by automotive standards
  • communicate with the engineering and research team to understand technical specifications of the product
  • machine component drawing, 2D to 3D Part Modeling, Assembly and Drafting
  • assist in the designing process for renovations and modification in the existing product
  • prepare bill of material for all type Drawing

You should have:

  • At least 3 years of experience in vehicle design and engineering;
  • Excellent knowledge in 2D, 3D programs: Catia, Pro-E / Creo
  • Knowledge of the ISO TS/VDA standards (APQP,FMEA,etc)
  • Experience in the automotive field
  • Experience designing and engineering a safe and reliable vehicle from scratch
  • Core understanding of electrical and mechanical engineering
Platform & Systems Engineering
The Platform Engineer will be responsible for overseeing the integration and testing of all components on the vehicle, being the interface between the high-level algorithms and the vehicle itself. You will work on sensor and actuator integration, testing and validation, and driver development. Your main responsibility is to ensure that the vehicle platform is stable at all times.

You should have:

Worked with many robotic systems

  • Experience building a safe and reliable vehicle from scratch
  • A strong foundation in computer science and software engineering
  • Core understanding of electrical and mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of Linux, real-time and embedded systems
  • Experience with functional safety and fault-tolerant systems
  • Excellent Python and C++ experience
Mechatronics Engineer
The Mechatronics Engineer will be responsible for overseeing the integration and testing of all components on the vehicle, being the interface between the high-level algorithms and the vehicle itself. You will work on sensor and actuator integration, testing and validation, and driver development. Your main responsibility is to ensure that the vehicle platform is stable at all times.

Requirements:

  • Strong foundation in computer science and software engineering
  • Experience working with a robotic system
  • Core understanding of electrical and mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of Linux and real-time operating systems
  • Excellent Python and C++ experience
  • Strong communication skills

Bonus:

  • Experience with ROS
Embedded Systems Engineer
We are looking for an experienced Embedded Systems Engineer to work across our engineering teams on automated driving systems.

Some Projects:

  • Embedded software development for vehicle control ECU’s like steering and brake
  • Evaluation and Integration of sensors like camera, radar and lidar to the automated driving system
  • ECU hardware and software testing and validation
  • Establish QA methodology and process for embedded systems

Your experience might include:

  • Developing embedded software for automotive applications preferably with steering and braking ECU’s
  • Experience in developing embedded software in linux or RTOS
  • Experience with software stack and network protocol for CAN and ethernet
  • Board level and or system level debugging experience e.g: ability to work with common lab equipment like logic analyzers and oscilloscope
  • Experience with Matlab
  • Testing and validation of embedded systems
  • Quality assurance process work
  • Knowledge of embedded device driver development and debugging
  • Knowledge in reliability and safety requirements for automotive applications
  • Familiar with compilers, debuggers, IDE and source code control
Full Stack Software Developer
A major first project will be to integrate 2 different self driving systems from external AI companies.
It will be an opportunity to build out a piece of a product that to date, only a few companies in the world have reached a stage to need.

Some Additional Projects:

  • Integrate 3D visualizers to demonstrate the vehicle’s view of the state of the world and the output of their self-driving algorithms
  • Integrate machine learning data-labelling pipelines
  • Develop applications which enable us to interact with data more effectively, enhance team productivity and automate processes

Your experience might include:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge of web technologies
  • Experience owning projects from a concept through implementation

Bonus:

  • Familiarity with Python and React

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