Zoox is developing autonomous driving from the ground up, including the development of a unique vehicle tailored to autonomous driving. The Vehicle Program team is responsible for working cross-functionally to ensure that this groundbreaking vehicle is delivered on-time, to budget and to a very high quality standard. 

Reporting to the Vehicle Program Director; the Program Manager, Vehicle Program Planning will act as the lead for the development and maintenance of the Vehicle Development Plan within the Vehicle Engineering team, and integration with the overall Zoox Milestone Plan.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain an overall schedule for Vehicle Development activities, in line with the overall Zoox Milestone Plan. 
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams across Zoox to ensure alignment of schedules.
  • Communicate schedule updates to the broader vehicle development team and document the latest schedule in various reference locations. 
  • Maintain the source-of-truth for vehicle team deliverables for vehicle-program-specific and company level milestones.
  • Undertake program management of aspects of the vehicle program from time to time as needed.

Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience.
  • At least 5 years of experience in engineering or program management in the automotive industry.
  • Experience in vehicle development at all stages; product ideation, design, release, prototyping, validation, launch and production. 
  • Proficient in tools required to manage complex projects (i.e. Gantt charts).

Bonus Qualifications

  • Strong track-record in managing complex cross-functional projects.
  • Experience working with 3DEXPERIENCE in a program management capacity.
  • Proficiency using JIRA to capture and track engineering development tasks.
  • Experience in a highly dynamic start-up environment.


About Zoox

Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.


A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.