Motiv Power Systems

Founded in 2009, and headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Motiv Power Systems is committed to freeing fleets from their dependence on fossil fuels. Motiv's EPIC (Electric Powered Intelligent Chassis) family is CARB certified and available for a number of different body configurations including walk-in vans, box trucks, work trucks, shuttle buses, school buses, trolleys, and other specialty vehicles. An EPIC chassis offers uncompromised performance and functionality without the pollution, noise, heat, and vibration of gasoline or diesel power. Motiv is a Ford eQVM-approved provider of all-electric chassis for commercial trucks and buses and benefits from engineering insights and support from Ford to ensure safety and reliability. With more than 750,000 miles logged in Fortune 50 fleet deployments throughout North America, the EPIC family eliminates 100% of vehicle emissions, dramatically reduces operating and maintenance costs, and creates a healthier environment for riders and communities, while also reducing driver fatigue.
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA or Detroit, MI
Oct 13, 2020
The Role At Motiv, we’ve taken a radically different approach to building electric trucks. Motiv has developed a line of all-electric medium-duty truck and bus chassis, our EPIC platform, which is used in many all-electric truck and bus applications. Our next-generation power management electronics and software make it easy to integrate new technology components into new vehicles and applications. We are looking for a smart, driven, enthusiastic Electric Vehicle Validation Lead to join us in transforming an industry. In this position, you will report to the Director of Operations and perform a critical role in developing and managing vehicle validation plan and procedure for Motiv’s products, including vehicles and individual components. You are expected to develop expertise in the operation and testing of Motiv’s all-electric chassis and its components to independently provide top quality vehicle and sub-system validation. Our core values are deep passion, curiosity,...
Motiv Power Systems Hayward, CA
Oct 09, 2020
The Role Motiv Power Systems (www.motivps.com) is based in Foster City, CA. We provide next-generation power management electronics and software for heavy electric-drive vehicles. Motiv’s products make it easy to integrate new technology components into heavy electric-drive vehicles and collect the data needed for efficient management of electric fleets.  Motiv is the only start-up to have our electric truck powertrain technology in vehicles as diverse as school buses and refuse trucks. We are looking for a hands-on, experienced Buyer/Planner to serve as a key individual on the team that will be responsible for forecasting, planning, procurement and supplier development activities. In this position reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, you will be responsible for the management and facilitation of the complete materials/purchasing process to support production builds of Motiv’s ePCS system components. Your ability to work with electro/mechanical components and assemblies...
Motiv Power Systems New York, NY, USA
Oct 02, 2020
The Role We are looking for a smart, enthusiastic Field Support Tech to join us in transforming an industry. In this position you will take direction from the Director of Support to support Motiv’s products, including vehicles and individual components. You will be supported by Motiv’s engineering team, however, you are expected to develop expertise in the operation and debugging of Motiv’s ePCS components to independently provide top quality support in the field. The role is customer facing, so solid customer service skills combined with exceptional 'hands on' technical ability are necessary attributes. This position is remote, based in the New York / Long Island area,  where you will have primary responsibility for servicing Motiv Powered drivetrains.  Communication is highly important - excellent oral and written communication skills required. If you are passionate, self-motivated, a team player, and are able to consistently deliver strong customer satisfaction, we are...
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA, USA
Sep 29, 2020
The Role Motiv was founded in 2009 with the mission to free truck and bus fleets from their dependence on fossil fuels. Today, our portfolio of Electric Powered Intelligent Chassis (EPIC) is available for a variety of vehicle configurations including delivery vans, box trucks, work trucks, school buses, transit buses, and other community health and education vehicles. Motiv powered all-electric vehicles offers uncompromised performance and functionality without the pollution, noise, heat, and vibration of combustion power. With more than 1 million real world miles logged with some of the largest fleets in the country, Motiv powered vehicles eliminate vehicle emissions, dramatically reduces operating and maintenance costs, and create a healthier environment for riders and communities while also reducing driver fatigue. The Account Manager position is a critical component of our sales team. You will report to our Director of Corporate Accounts, and will have the opportunity to...
Motiv Power Systems Detroit, MI
Sep 17, 2020
The Role The Chassis Production Manager will work with the Chassis OEM’s, Contract Manufacturers, and Motiv Supply Chain to ensure on time deliveries of Motiv’s EPIC F59 , F53 & E450 chassis. This position will report to the VP of Manufacturing. Our core values are deep passion, curiosity, collaboration, customer focus and “owning it”. As with all roles at Motiv, your alignment with these values will be critical to your success here. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned. Responsibilities Partner with Motiv Engineering and the Manager of Prototype builds to ensure smooth transition of new chassis designs from prototype to production builds; Work with Engineering, Purchasing and Contract Manufacturing to ensure Contract Manufacturers have all of the required tooling to support EPIC chassis builds; Collaborate with Motiv Supply Chain to ensure on time parts...
Motiv Power Systems Stockton, California
Sep 14, 2020
The Role We are looking for a Lead Vehicle Support Technician to work in our Stockton California support site. In this lead position you would be reporting to the Vehicle Support Manager. See Essential Duties and Responsibilities for a description of tasks, duties and responsibilities. We are looking for candidates that are ready and excited to take on the many responsibilities associated with leading a hi-tech product line. Your success at Motiv will be determined as much by your passion and self-motivation as by your skills and knowledge. Responsibilities Lead team members on Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) activities including Quality Control (QC) and verification testing to include, testing vehicle’s functional condition, inspections, repairing vehicle failures and repairing mechanical and electrical system malfunctions including software related trouble shooting, flashing and the updating of vehicle software. Lead and oversee engineering change requests (ECR). Perform...
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA
Aug 26, 2020
The Role Motiv is looking for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer to join the engineering team as a key contributor. As part of a small team, you will develop firmware for various components that comprise Motiv’s EV solution. Responsibilities include technical leadership, software design, coding, testing, and debugging. Candidates should enjoy getting their hands dirty and debugging in hardware with digital probes, oscilloscopes, as well as contributing to Motiv’s long-term software vision. May require occasional domestic travel, less than 5%. This position reports to the Software Engineering Manager and is based in Foster City, CA.  Responsibilities Work with management, architects, and developers to create cost-effective, flexible, reliable software solutions which scale with our business Design, develop, implement, and maintain embedded vehicle control software in C Independently perform board bring-up and code debug, including utilization of associated tools such...
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA, USA
Aug 25, 2020
The Role Motiv is looking for an Embedded Software Engineer to join the engineering team as a key contributor. As part of a small team, you will design and write firmware for multiple modules that make up the powertrain of an electric drive vehicle. Responsibilities include software design, coding, testing, and debugging. Candidates should enjoy getting their hands dirty and debugging in hardware with digital probes, oscilloscopes, etc. As a small company, we are dependent on our team members’ leadership, enthusiasm, creative problem solving, and self-motivation across a wide range of both technical and non-technical disciplines. These attributes are as important as the knowledge and skill set required for the work performed. May require occasional domestic travel, less than 5%. This position reports to the Software Engineering Manager and is based in Foster City, CA. Responsibilities Working in a small team and reporting to a team lead, develop EV controls software....
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA
Aug 04, 2020
The Role Motiv is seeking a Field Support Engineer to join our team as a key contributor who will work as part of a team to investigate, diagnose, document, and resolve manufacturing and field issues.  Candidates must be able to quickly learn new material, possess excellent analytical skills, collaborate well with diverse  technical teams, and have a strong drive for total customer satisfaction. Responsibilities include working with Customer Support, manufacturing and engineering teams to quickly resolve requests for support, and make recommendations to engineering for product improvement. This position is located in Foster City, CA, United States.  Minimum Qualifications: BS degree, or equivalent, in EE or Computer Science Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Field Service or Technical Support Engineer Excellent understanding of, and ability to diagnose complex electrical systems comprised of motors, sensors, computing elements, software, and other components. Deep...
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA
Jul 31, 2020
    The Role Founded in 2009, and headquartered in Foster City, California, Motiv is committed to freeing fleets from a dependence on fossil fuels. As a Ford eQVM approved supplier, Motiv’s family of Electric Powered Intelligent Chassis (EPIC) are available for a number of different medium-duty vehicle configurations including walk-in vans, box trucks, work trucks, shuttle buses, school buses, trolleys, and other specialty vehicles. A Motiv EPIC all-electric chassis offers uncompromised performance and functionality without the pollution, noise, heat, and vibration of combustion power. With more than 350,000 miles logged in Fortune 50 fleet deployments throughout North America, Motiv’s EPIC family eliminates 100% of vehicle emissions, dramatically reduces operating and maintenance costs, and creates a healthier environment for riders and communities, while also reducing driver fatigue. The Director of Quality will be responsible for developing and deploying Motiv’s technical...
Motiv Power Systems Detroit, MI
Jul 28, 2020
  The Role At Motiv, we’ve taken a radically different approach to building electric trucks. We have developed a line of all-electric medium-duty truck and bus chassis, our EPIC platform, which is used in several truck and bus applications. Our next-generation power management electronics and software make it easy to integrate new technology components into new vehicles and applications. Our core values are deep passion, curiosity, collaboration, customer focus and “owning it”. As with all roles at Motiv, your alignment with these values will be critical to your success here. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned. Responsibilities: Design and develop hardware that includes but is not limited to: Design routing and retention of hoses, battery cooling lines; design and develop fittings and joints that allow ease of assembly, service and robust functionality Lead failure mode...
Motiv Power Systems Detroit,MI
Jul 28, 2020
  The Role At Motiv, we’ve taken a radically different approach to building electric trucks. We have developed a line of all-electric medium-duty truck and bus chassis, our EPIC platform, which is used in several truck and bus applications. Our next-generation power management electronics and software make it easy to integrate new technology components into new vehicles and applications. We are looking for a smart, enthusiastic Vehicle Compliance Engineer to join us in transforming an industry. In this position your key responsibilities will be to secure CARB and EPA certificates, maintain documentation to support FMVSS Compliance, and lead Motiv’s participation in relevant rules and standards groups. You will be responsible for the coordination of emission and safety certification process and interaction with relevant stakeholders including product management, engineering, government agencies, and our policy group. You will help Motiv develop compliance policies,...
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA, USA
May 05, 2020
The Role We are looking for a Electrical Engineer to join our core technical team as a key contributor. Your primary responsibility will be design and development of Motiv’s powertrain components, from high-power DC-DC converters to system controllers. A successful candidate will contribute at all stages of the product development process and will work closely with hardware, software, and manufacturing engineers to ensure Motiv designs result in successful products. You will be responsible for maintaining an expertise in the electric vehicle and component technology landscape, understanding how various advancements might fit into Motiv’s system and to ensure Motiv stays at the leading edge of development in the heavy duty electrical vehicles industry.   As a small and growing company, we are critically dependent on our team members’ leadership, enthusiasm, creative problem solving, and self-motivation across a wide range of both technical and non-technical disciplines....