Southern California-based Karma is more than just a car company.
Although we are best known as a creator of soul-stirring luxury
electric vehicles, Karma has emerged as a high-tech incubator
offering innovators a perfect platform to prove their emerging
technologies. Every Revero is designed at our Headquarters in
Irvine and created with great individual care and world-class
craftsmanship at the Karma Innovation and Customization Center in
Moreno Valley, CA.
The Head of Powertrain & EV Drivetrain Systems is responsible
for leading the Design and Engineering of entire Powertrain and EV
Drivetrain systems encompassing all phases of product development
from architecture to production launch. This position is a rare
opportunity to work for an Electrical Vehicle company with exciting
technologies (BEV, EREV and Fuel Cell etc.), and great global
opportunities with broad responsibility, innovative products,
high-visibility and recognitions.
* Responsible for design, development and integration of the
powertrain hardware, power electronics, control system and software
for Battery Electrical Vehicles (BEV), Extended Range Electrical
Vehicle (EREV) and Fuel Cell vehicles. The powertrain systems
include Battery packs with BMS, Inverters, DC-DC converters,
thermal system, high voltage distribution, charging system,
powertrain control system, etc. ICE system is also included for
range extender like Engine, induction, exhaust, drivelines, Fuel
Systems, Transaxles, etc. * Complete functional requirements and
deliverables to meet program attributes, cost and timing
objectives: * Support multiple vehicle programs with continuous
improvement in efficiency * Meet global regulatory requirements
such as emissions, OBD II diagnostics and compliance execution and
Interface to government regulatory bodies * Develop a capable and
high performing team with technical expertise and winning cultures.
Provide strong leadership with Managers, Tech leaders and
Engineers. * Strong management skills for resolving business and
technical issues. Focus on objectives/deliverables and drive for
results. * Foster creativity and develop innovative technologies in
powertrain, especially in control system and software areas.
* 15+ years of demonstrated progressive responsibility and
direct experience with automotive powertrain engineering including
internal combustion engines, electric drive and hybrid control,
power electronics, battery pack systems, emissions and regulatory
testing. Automotive OEM experience preferred. * Bachelor's Degree
in Engineering required - Master's degree highly preferred. * Track
record of successful vehicle program development experience,
including design, sourcing, verification, and launch of EV, ICE and
hybrid propulsion systems. * Hands on, creative mindset with
experience in advanced automotive propulsion system development
using advanced engineering and R&D methodologies. * Ability to
deal effectively with and lead within a fast-paced, dynamic and
change-oriented environment. * Deep knowledge and expertise in
Powertrain system quality process. * Direct experience on
powertrain value chain and cost management * Excellent leadership
skills with experience building and leading engineering and
business teams that may be in multiple locations (i.e. Ca. and MI).
International experience within China preferred. * Ability to
partner and work collaboratively in a cross functional team
environment. * Undergraduate bachelor's degree in Electrical or
Mechanical Engineering is required with a preference for a graduate
degree in the same of related engineering discipline * Excellent
oral and written communication skills * Basic knowledge of Quality
Management Systems (ISO 9001:2015) and Environmental Management
Systems (ISO 14001:2015), as applicable
NO 3rd Parties, Principals Only, Please
Join Karma as we transform transportation and mobility with
innovative team work.
Karma Automotive offers a complete benefits package including
medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD; paid vacation, holidays
and personal days; and a 401K with matching contributions.
Relocation assistance may be available.
Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)
employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender
identity and expression, color, sexual orientation, marital status,
pregnancy or related conditions (including breastfeeding), national
origin/ancestry, religion, military/veteran status, genetic
information, citizenship status or any other characteristic and
group protected by applicable law. Karma Automotive LLC complies
with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to
all qualified individuals with a physical or mental disability.
Valid driver's license may be required based on essential