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Electrical Engineer, Quality

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Summary of Position:

Zero Motorcycles is currently looking for an Electrical Engineer, Quality. This position will be responsible for electrical assemblies and electrical subsystems hardware. Insure quality and reliability is built in at Design phase. This position is full time M-F and will be working at our Scotts Valley, California headquarters and will report to the VP of Quality.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate and coordinate with Operations, Supply Chain, and other Engineering disciplines to provide technical oversight to resolve issues arising in production, testing, and integration. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Troubleshooting hardware and process issues down to component level, resolution of product ability issues on production lines and in testing, and at suppliers, failure analysis, root cause determination, corrective action implementation, hardware disposition, perform analog and digital circuit analysis, characterizing and modeling electrical signals of electronics subsystems in simulation, problem assessment/summarization and presentation to internal and external customers, and related responsibilities to maintain production schedule.
  • Review designs periodically for obsolescence issues, and recommend/implement changes as required. Provide requirements on new electrical designs to assure quality and reliability is built in from Concept.
Required Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Electrical Engineering or related discipline. Master’s degree preferred
Skills and Attributes:
  • Minimum of 4 years electrical engineering design experience, including circuit design, assembly, electrical test and production support (Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of directly related post-collegiate experience)
  • Knowledge of printed circuit board fabrication and circuit card assembly processes and related industry specifications
  • Knowledge of analog, digital, and mixed signal circuit design and analysis
  • Experience and command of circuit simulation and analysis tools
  • Experience in Root-Cause Corrective Action investigations
  • Knowledge and experience with Material Review Board, Process Configuration Board, Configuration Control Board and Failure Review Board processes, proposing/defending and implementing Change Notices
  • Experience in resolving production issues with suppliers and sub-tier suppliers
  • Technical writing and formal presentation experience
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex ideas to audiences with varying degrees of technical background
  • Experience in applying SPC methods in achieving production yield improvements
    • LabVIEW program development/Data Acquisition experience a plus
    • Licensed Motorcycle Rider (M1 holder) a plus.
  • Successful candidate will be a self-starter with proven project organization and execution skills, multi-tasking and verbal/written communication and presentation skills, and experience in schedule-critical environment.
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
  • Candidate must be able to sit for long periods of time to perform duties.
  • Must have the ability to walk around and make inquiries from other staff, management, etc.
  • Must be able to bend or stoop down to access files, including lifting of items or objects up to 50 lbs.
Other Requirements:
  • M1 (motorcycle license) preferred.
  • Occasional domestic or international travel may be required.
  • Other assigned duties as needed.

To apply send in your resume and qualifications to: hr@zeromotorcycles.com. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

Electrical Engineer – Vehicle Systems Integration

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Summary of Position:

Zero Motorcycles is interested in placing an engineer in the Electrical Engineering group responsible for integrating major electrical system componentry. A key task of this position is to design wiring harnesses meeting the rigors of off-highway vehicle use cases under the pressures of commercial pricing structures and component utilization. This position is full time and will be working at our Scotts Valley, California headquarters and report to the Director of Electrical Engineering.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with team of designers to design wiring harnesses that physically connect both in-house developed and off-the-shelf devices, while meeting cost, quality and timing targets
  • Create and maintain electrical system architecture schematics
  • Engage in relationships across Zero Motorcycles to successfully track and assist in product development deliverables with current suppliers and open doors of new suppliers offering step-function value growth to the company
  • Support the successful integration of vehicle systems through the development of robust specification and technical solutions
  • Perform detailed design peer reviews including assist in program content shaping as vehicle developments change scope in the product development lifecycle
  • Create Documentation of Value including wiring harness build-to-print designs, Test Procedures, Intended Installation Instructions, Development reports, Summaries of Tradeshow Attendance, Knowledge-base articles and distilled Industry Standard guidelines
Required Education/Experience:
  • Combination of:
    • Bachelor’s in related Engineering field, i.e. Electrical, Aerospace, Mechatronics, or equivalent work experience and training/professional development
    • 5-8 yrs Transportation Industry experience including product development, release to production, and sustaining engineering support activities
  • Electric Power conversion techniques
  • EV/HEV architecture knowledge and bias due to critical thinking and experimentation.
Skills and Attributes:
  • Hands-on wiring harness assembly knowledge and technique including in-line termination styles, branch layup, connector component terminology, fixing elements, materials selection, SI methods, conductor and fuse sizing, and life expectancy protection
  • Strong working knowledge of software-based wiring harness design tools and corresponding output design specification package contents
  • 3D MCAD navigation, SolidWorks preferred
  • 3-5 years of program and product data lifecycle tool usage and track record of engagement in improvement activities
  • Transparent time management and task prioritization habits
  • Exhibit exceptional troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
  • Candidate must be able to sit for long periods of time to perform duties, and to walk around and make inquiries from other staff, management as needed.
  • Must be able to bend or stoop down to access files, including lifting of items or objects up to 30 lbs.
Other Requirements:
  • Licensed motorcycle rider a plus
  • Occasional domestic or international travel may be required, less than 10%

To apply send in your resume and qualifications to: hr@zeromotorcycles.com. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

Manager, Quality Control

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Summary of Position:

Zero Motorcycles is currently looking for an individual to join our Quality Team to manage and insuring quality at Incoming, assembly, and out-going.

This individual will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and be able to provide effective supervision and coaching to assigned team to ensure the highest quality of products. The position must have the ability to work with various teams in assembly including engineering, production, product excellence, repair team across a wide variety of issues/ corrective actions identified in production and field performance. The successful candidate for this position takes pride in their hands-on and analytical abilities, organization skills, management skills and attention to detail. This position is full time and will be working at our Scotts Valley, California headquarters and report to the VP of Quality.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for developing, maintaining, and improving quality system.
  • Responsible for maintaining and ensuring compliance with process documentation for standardized work.
  • Responsible for working with cross functional teams to create efficient and effective quality inspection processes and procedures.
  • Supervision of QC inspectors and leads. This is a hands-on working supervisor role, meaning the supervisor must be familiar with quality system and metrology and perform measurements to screen incoming products.
  • Able to program optical and CMM measurement systems.
  • Manpower management: day to day line support; vacation scheduling; OT and weekend work scheduling, etc.
  • Defining daily tasks and setting directions for the team.
  • Ensuring each and every inspector is fully trained, understand quality system, and adhere to required procedures and processes.
  • Developing and maintaining key performance matrices for the team, including Right-First-Time.
  • Proactively monitoring defects and issues detected down-stream, and establishing quality detection system upstream, which will be managed by QC inspection team.
  • Responsible for analyzing quality data to determine and drive the desired outcome.
  • Ensuring all safety rules are enforced. Monitoring and improving ergonomics and safety of the team members.
Required Education/Experience:
  • Associates or B.S. (preferred).
Skills and Attributes:
  • 4+ years experience in fast paced, high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and be accountable for quality/quantity.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks with competing priorities, establish and achieve goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • One to three years of industrial supervisory or similar leadership experience preferred.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including weekday and weekend overtime.
  • Good computer skills, especially with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to manage direct reports with various disciplines/levels.
  • Ability to lead others to achieve company goals.
  • Detail oriented with strong record-keeping and organizational skills.
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
  • Candidate must be able to sit for long periods of time to perform duties, and to walk around and make inquiries from other staff, management as needed.
  • Must be able to bend or stoop down to access files, including lifting of items or objects up to 50 lbs.
Other Requirements (if applicable):
  • Licensed motorcycle rider a plus
  • On occasion, domestic or international travel may be required

To apply send in your resume and qualifications to: hr@zeromotorcycles.com. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

Production Engineering Electrical Engineer

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Summary of Position:

Zero motorcycles is seeking an individual that can apply an electrical engineering skill set to diagnosing and documenting root cause and identifying solutions to electrical issues experienced during the production and testing of electric motorcycles, and the design/development of such test equipment. This individual will play a key role in ensuring that product that leaves the factory is released under the highest standards. This position is full time M-F and will be working at our corporate offices in Scotts Valley, California and will report to the Director of Production and Product Engineering.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Key member of the Production Engineering team that will interface with Quality Engineering, Production, Development Engineering, and Customer Service.
  • Intimately understand all of the electrical systems and test equipment for all models of Zero Motorcycles and develop a diagnostic fault tree and trouble-shooting procedures for diagnosing issues.
  • Train Production technicians on how to diagnose and remedy issues with the motorcycles and to use the debug systems/test systems.
  • Build and maintain test systems such as functional test units, manufacturing test units, debugging cables, and logging units.
  • Understand and be able to edit embedded code as well as functional tester code.
  • GUI development.
Required Education/Experience:
  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering.
  • 2-5 Years of professional engineering experience in related field.
    • Software: LabView, C/C++, embedded C, Java, MATLAB, HTML.
    • Firmware: PIC, Arduino, LabView, FPGA.
    • Hardware: PCB design/layout and population.
  • Experience with embedded systems hardware and software.
  • Experience with analog and digital circuit design, power electronics is a plus.
  • Automotive power train systems or EV systems experience preferred.
Skills and Attributes:
  • Ability to work with multiple teams to quickly accomplish tasks
  • Excellent debugging skills a must
  • Problem solving and process oriented design test and document is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organized, superior attention to detail
  • Diligent, reliable and tenacious
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
  • Candidate must be able to sit for long periods of time to perform duties, and to walk around and make inquiries from other staff, management as needed.
  • Must be able to bend or stoop down to access files, including lifting of items or objects up to 50 lbs.
Other Requirements:
  • Licensed motorcycle rider a plus
  • On occasion, domestic or international travel may be required

To apply send in your resume and qualifications to: hr@zeromotorcycles.com. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

Sales Operations Analyst

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Summary of Position:

Zero Motorcycles is currently looking for a Sales Operations Analyst. This position works in the intersection of sales, manufacturing, shipping and accounting departments, and is in support of the Sales Teams’ activities for the sale of Zero Motorcycles vehicles worldwide. Reporting to the Director of North American Sales, the Analyst will be responsible for regular and ad-hoc reporting, supporting the sales staff, and providing essential information for the VP of Sales and Marketing, as well as the whole Executive Team. This position is full time exempt and will be working in our Scotts Valley, California headquarters and will report within the Sales Organization.

Key Responsibilities:

Analytics: Providing analytical support primarily to the global Sales organization, but also working with other business units (Marketing, Finance, Aftersales etc.) on an ad hoc basis.

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Prepare and maintain the weekly and monthly Sales reports.
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis to support the decision making of the Director of Sales, VP of Sales and Marketing, and the Executive Team.
  • Work with other business units on joint tasks; provide analytical support to their teams when needed.
  • Champion the yearly planning of the Sales organization; coordinate with the planning efforts of Marketing, Operation and Production.
  • Proactively analyze leads, wholesale and retail data and prepare recommendations to improve the business processes based on those findings.
  • Continuously improve the data collection and management procedures at Zero Motorcycles.
  • Cross training in global bike distribution functions to support department when needed.

Salesforce.com administration:

  • Setting up and managing basic reports in Salesforce.com.
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of the Zero datasets and procedures on the Salesforce.com platform.
  • Learning / Further developing Salesforce.com administrator skills.
Required Education/Experience:
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in a corporate environment.
  • BA in business/economics, or 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Corporate / sales reporting experience.
  • Familiarity with dashboard reporting is an advantage.
  • Experience in cleaning datasets, maintaining data integrity.
  • Deep understanding of Excel is required.
  • Experience with scenario building and analysis.
  • Experience in graphically presenting findings to senior level stakeholders.
  • Minimum basic level of Power Point; ThinkCell experience a plus.
  • Minimum level of SQL experience.
  • Salesforce experience (or willing to learn it quickly).
  • Understanding of a B2B environment.
  • Startup / SME experience.
  • Experience with sales forecasting (preferably in a turbulent market).
Skills and Attributes:
  • Self-starter, independent, able to work with minimal supervision.
  • “No task is too small or too big” mentality.
  • Manages ambiguity well.
  • Organized, excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills with all levels of the organization.
  • Able to multitask and to prioritize along multiple goals and short deadlines.
  • Passion for EV, green and/or motorcycles is clearly an advantage.
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
  • Candidate must be able to sit for long periods of time to perform duties.
  • Also required is the ability to walk around and make inquiries from other staff, management, as needed.
  • Must be able to bend or stoop down to access files, including lifting of items or objects up to 10 lbs.
Other Requirements (if applicable):
  • Occasional domestic travel may be required.
  • Licensed motorcycle rider is a plus.

To apply send in your resume and qualifications to: hr@zeromotorcycles.com. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

Sales Operations Salesforce.com Administrator

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Summary of Position:

Zero Motorcycles is currently looking for a Sales Operations Salesforce.com Administrator. This position works in the intersection of sales, manufacturing, shipping and accounting departments, and is in support of global bike distribution and Sales Teams activities for the sale of Zero Motorcycles vehicles worldwide. Mainly focusing on the maintenance and continuous development of the corporate Salesforce.com application, but also providing support for vehicle administration and reporting. This position is full time exempt and will be working in our Scotts Valley, California headquarters and will report within the Sales Organization.

Key Responsibilities:

Sales Operations and Administration: Responsible for sales operations, administration and analysis of vehicles sold by Zero Motorcycles through dealers, distributors and in some cases direct to consumers. Coordinates Zero Motorcycles systems including Salesforce to ensure proper reporting and analysis in support of the Executive Team needs as assigned by the Director of Sales.

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Salesforce.com administration and process documentation.
  • Support of global bike distribution.
  • Report building and analysis in support of global bike distribution.
  • Production of weekly and ad-hoc reports for Director of Sales.
  • Dealership reporting and analysis in support of retail channel for Director of Sales.
  • Together with the Manager of Sales Operations, identifies gaps and issues with the current Salesforce system and works out the project plan to resolve them.
  • Contributes to the issue resolution, manages the internal stakeholders and external consultants during development projects, and ensures timely project delivery.
  • Supports yearly sales planning process.
  • Supports the broader organization with regards to Salesforce.com.
  • Facilitates the development of sales programs by ensuring the necessary system support.
  • Develops documentation for sales processes.
  • Cross training in global bike distribution functions to support department when needed.
Required Education/Experience:
  • 3+ years of experience as Salesforce administrator
  • Experience with dashboards, data clean up, maintaining data integrity
  • Experience creating custom objects, workflows, validations, dashboards
  • Business Analysis experience with SFDC
  • Experience working with Sales/Marketing teams
  • Some experience with MS Excel based analysis
  • Corporate / sales reporting experience
  • Understanding of a B2B environment and channel management
Preferred Experience:
  • Knowledge of Apex and Visualforce
  • Some level of SQL and PowerPoint experience
  • Deep experience with Excel-based sales analysis
  • Startup / SME experience
  • Experience with sales forecasting (preferably in a turbulent market)
  • Salesforce certifications
  • IT or Business degree
Skills and Attributes:
  • Self-starter, independent, able to work with minimal supervision
  • “No task is too small or too big” mentality
  • Manages ambiguity well
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Solid communication skills with all levels of the organization
  • Able to prioritize along multiple goals and short deadlines
  • tasking ability, excellent time management skills
  • Passion for EV, green and/or motorcycles is clearly an advantage
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
  • Candidate must be able to sit for long periods of time to perform duties.
  • Also required is the ability to walk around and make inquiries from other staff, management, as needed.
  • Must be able to bend or stoop down to access files, including lifting of items or objects up to 10 lbs.
Other Requirements (if applicable):
  • Occasional domestic travel may be required
  • Licensed motorcycle rider is a plus

To apply send in your resume and qualifications to: hr@zeromotorcycles.com. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

Sr Software Engineer

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Summary of Position:

Zero Motorcycles is currently looking for an individual to join our engineering team that can be the foundation of a software team with a large range of software skills.

This individual will augment our very strong embedded firmware team by helping to develop GUI’s for tools, developing the bike on a network that we have started with our phone app, assisting with interfaces for our automated testing infrastructure, manufacturing tools, and app development. This person will be able to work with many different people and departments to define software needs and deliverables including, electrical engineering, production engineering, test engineering, customer service, marketing, as well as outside design services. We are looking for someone that is well rounded, has a good understanding of every aspect of software development, and has experience with product development from concept, to shipping product, to aftersales support.

The person we are looking for is confident in their ability to lead the way in instituting a software development team within our engineering team. This position is full time and will be working at our Scotts Valley, California headquarters and report to the Director of Electrical Engineering.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Writes, edits, and debugs new computer programs for assigned projects, including necessary records and desired output.
  • Works with other departments to help identify areas that can benefit from a software oriented approach, define the need, build a schedule, and then execute to that project
  • Work with outside design services to communicate defined projects, track progress, insure product is delivered to the quality of our standard, and make decisions to keep projects on track
  • Responding promptly and professionally to bug reports.
  • Search, summarize and keep the team abreast of strategic information from all sources
  • Assist with the planning and building of automated infrastructure for software builds, regression test systems, installers, tools, and debug programs
  • Support management of the team’s technical infrastructure (e.g., repository, build system, testing system) under guidance from the engineering team
  • Participate in efforts to share SE technology and expertise within the company; mentor junior and aspiring SE engineers
  • Perform tasks efficiently and work together with team to ensure project success
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Required Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent technical Degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ten or more years’ experience in product development environment, and 5 years’ experience in software engineering.
  • Automotive, EV, HEV, experience a strong plus
Skills and Attributes:
  • Proven working experience in software development
  • Expert knowledge of computer languages, Windows C/C++, Embedded C/C++, Python, and ability to quickly learn and master new programming languages/Development environments
  • Experience in creating GUI interfaces to back end tools/scripts
  • Experience with cross platform UI using frameworks such as QT a plus
  • Experience and knowledge of Android and iOS Apps
  • Knowledge of SQL, Java, Ruby, and C#
  • Knowledge and experience with build systems
  • Knowledge of developing software install packages for Windows
  • Ability to create GUI interfaces to back end tools/scripts
  • Experience with embedded systems and firmware
  • Experience with automated test development, manufacturing automation and Windows driver development/integration
  • Transparent time management and task prioritization habits
  • Exhibit exceptional troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
  • Candidate must be able to sit for long periods of time to perform duties, and to walk around and make inquiries from other staff, management as needed.
  • Must be able to bend or stoop down to access files, including lifting of items or objects up to 30 lbs.
Other Requirements:
  • Licensed motorcycle rider a plus
  • Occasional domestic or international travel may be required, less than 10%

To apply send in your resume and qualifications to: hr@zeromotorcycles.com. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

Styled Surface Designer

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Summary of Position:

Zero Motorcycles is currently seeking a Styled Surface Designer. The primary function of the Styled Surface Designer is to own the implementation, refinement and delivery of Class-A CAD files for ID-Driven content. Secondarily, the Styled Surface Designer will provide general design support to the Industrial Design department. This position is full time and will be working in our Scotts Valley, California headquarters and will report to the Director of Industrial Design.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Serves as the primary translator of sketches and reference files into Class-A surface CAD for design visualization and industrialization.
  • Collaborates with the Design Engineers to ensure that ID deliverables satisfy all project requirements including, but not limited to: industrial process requirements, neighboring system clearances, fastening features, and FEA/CFD analysis.
  • Provides general support to the Industrial Design department as needed, including research, documentation, visualization, and ideation.
  • Supports the Director of Industrial Design in a perpetual quest for improvement of the product and the quality of deliverables.
  • Maintains ID departmental CAD competence and efficiency by keeping current on tools and skill.
Required Education/Experience:
  • B.S. in Industrial Design or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of consumer product design experience
  • 3+ years of styled surface development
  • Strong Alias experience
  • Familiarity with a parametric CAD system
  • Mechanical interest/aptitude
Skills and Attributes:
  • Direct experience in vehicle design- especially power sports
  • Solidworks experience
  • Skill in Photoshop/Illustrator
  • Skill in digital rendering; i.e. Keyshot
  • Interest/participation in the motorcycle world
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
  • Candidate must be able to sit for long periods of time to perform duties, ant to walk around and make inquiries from other staff, management as needed.
  • Must be able to bend or stoop down to access files, including lifting of items or objects up to 30 lbs.
Other Requirements:
  • M1 certification or enrollment in MSF class

To apply send in your resume and qualifications to: hr@zeromotorcycles.com. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

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