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Senior Manager
Vehicle Launch Engineering
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Warren, MI, USA
Experience Level
  • 10+ years of experience in an automotive, robotics, or similar industry
  • Experience mentoring junior engineers on root cause analysis techniques, engineering best practices, and engineering development processes
  • Proven track record of comprehending, analyzing, and interpreting sophisticated business and technical requirements
  • Excellent management and leadership skills and the ability to empower and work with and through others to achieve desired results
  • Steadfast focus on understanding, prioritizing, and solving user needs
  • Ability to understand and successfully communicate technical concepts
  • Data-driven mentality that demonstrates critical thinking abilities and an analytical and quantitative approach
  • Organized and structured problem solver that can navigate different projects, tools, and customers and communicate status, progress, issues, and changes to diverse audiences
  • Define organizational vision and manage a team of engineers to ensure that we deliver high-quality vehicles to all internal customers, through system level bring up of next generation platforms
  • Translate that vision into a strategy and efficient processes that continuously improve the quality and timing of activities. Ensuring that partner teams understand and align with what we are doing and why
  • Be the leadership liaison between the VLE team and external engineering teams to resolve issues, across Cruise, General Motors, and third-parties
  • Reliably communicate progress and issues to Hardware Senior Leadership
  • Design and develop systems to ensure an efficient and effective workflow
  • Implement change control processes to minimize disruptions to the workflow
  • Work with various collaborators to develop tools for tracking, reporting, and diagnosing issues; build automation capabilities where possible
  • Work with OEM partners and Cruise engineers to drive continuous improvement into the design, operation, and maintenance of the AV based on key findings
  • Serve as a technical guide for engineers conducting root cause analyses on sophisticated issues affecting hardware, software, integration, and the vehicle system
  • Ability to evaluate organizational structures and processes and implement measurable improvements through targeted change initiatives

1,001-5,000 employees

Self-driving car service
Company Overview
Cruise's is building self-driving vehicles to improve life in our cities. The company makes autonomous, sustainable, self-driving EVs.
  • Flexible vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fertility & family expansion benefits
  • 401k matching program
  • Monthly social events
  • Community volunteering programs
  • Healthy meals & snacks for onsite employees
  • Quarterly offsites & working retreats
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Mental health support
  • Professional development programs
  • On-site gym in SF HQ
  • Commuter benefits for onsite employees
  • Medical, dental & vision coverage
Company Core Values
  • Stay safe
  • Stay focused
  • Own it
  • Seek truth
  • Work together
  • Be humble