Director of Vehicle Integration at TuSimple (Tucson, AZ)

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Join TuSimple and help change the way the world moves.  Together we're making freight transportation safer, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly.
This position is located in Tucson, AZ and required on-site work TuSimple Company Overview

Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose!   

TuSimple is a fully commercialized autonomous trucking company. As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.  

While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our live fleet of autonomous Trucks have fully evolved land freight.    TuSimple is leading the way by hiring the most talented researchers, engineers, and scientists.  

TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple has created the first commercially viable Autonomous Freight Network. 

The Director of Vehicle Integration will lead the Vehicle Integration and Maintenance departments, including multi-disciplinary team of manufacturing engineers and technicians. This role is responsible for the upfit of autonomous Class 8 trucks as TuSimple continues to improve on new designs of our autonomous driving system and its integration with base Class 8 vehicle platforms. The Director of Vehicle Integration is responsible for the overall quality, scalability, and efficiency of the production process (and its continuous improvement). 

Additional Responsibilities
  • Responsible for maintenance of autonomous Class 8 trucks, including both vehicle level and detailed autonomy system maintenance.
  • Close collaboration with engineering, quality, program management, and purchasing departments to ensure on-time, high-quality, and scalable production of prototype vehicles.
  • Close collaboration with testing operations to ensure vehicle availability and uptime.
Experience & Skills Required 
  • BS in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical or Manufacturing Engineering or related field
    • MBA preferred
  • 10+ years of experience leading production, maintenance, supply chain, or quality at an OEM
  • Experience in scaling manufacturing operations from job shop scale to 1000’s per year
  • Experience with changing production schedules including balancing labor, parts and equipment availability
  • Willingness to roll up his/her sleeves, be hands-on, and lead by example
  • Independent and critical thinker with a strong sense of ownership
  • Experience in working at a fast paced and highly dynamic growth company is preferred
TuSimple Benefits
  • Competitive Compensation 
  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you and your dependents
  • Lucrative Stock Grants  / equity (Nasdaq:TSP) 
  • Relocation reimbursement 
TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.

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TuSimple operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA. TuSimple was founded in 2015. It has 798 total employees. To see all jobs at TuSimple, click here.
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