Zoox has embarked on a highly ambitious journey to develop an autonomous mobility solution, built from the ground up. As our Vehicle Operations team develops and scales, so does the challenge to understand operations data, ensuring effective communication between development and operations, and informing key decisions to successfully scale the organization. 

In this role, you will lead Zoox Vehicle Operations in Las Vegas, whilst also being an integral member of the Fleet Operations leadership team. This will include the management of the Vehicle Operations team in Las Vegas, whilst identifying, building and driving safety and efficiency processes as it relates to overall vehicle operations for our Level 3 and Level 5 robots.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the hiring of high calibre team members, line management and career growth of Las Vegas Vehicle Operations personnel
  • Manage the optimal and efficient deployment of the vehicle test fleet 
  • Work with the Senior Manager, Base Operations for the provision of technician and associate support in Las Vegas
  • Drive an excellent safety culture by leading, by example, the safety operations 
  • In support of the Procurement & Strategic Partnership, and Recruiting teams, assist in the management of contract vendors’ ability to meet Zoox requirements
  • Define opportunities to increase efficiency in execution of missions and overall vehicle operations
  • Lead feedback to cross-functional teams to improve SW, system design and safety processes
  • Track tasks to completion and ensure a communication feedback loop
  • Support cross-functional engagements in Las Vegas, where necessary, including Go-To-Market, Policy, and Infrastructure discussions and decision-making
  • Briefing at executive level, up to and including the CEO & CTO

Qualifications

  • 10+ years leading the business side of large scale vehicle/people/transportation operations with engineering/technician support
  • 5+ years of managing large teams across multiple locations
  • Briefing at Executive level
  • Metrics-based decision-making
  • Management of continuous safety standards and improvement initiatives
  • Masters/Degree level education

Bonus Qualifications

  • MBA level education
  • Working with cross-functional teams on go-to-market initiatives
Vaccine Mandate

Employees working in this position will be required to have received a single dose of the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine OR have completed the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series. In addition, employees will be required to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccine by the earlier of (1) April 15 or (2) within two months of becoming eligible for the booster vaccine.

Employees will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. That offer of employment will be conditioned upon, among other things, an Applicant’s ability to show proof of vaccination status. Please note the Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal, and local laws.

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.