Vehicle Interiors Design Manager

Phoenix, Arizona


You’re passionate about a zero-emissions future and want to build something special. You want to own your space, but work with talented, like-minded people on important projects. The pace doesn’t scare you; it excites you. Quality and integrity matter to you.

We feel exactly the same way.

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We’re currently on the lookout for a Interiors Manager to drive Interior Components and Systems from initial concept through production.  

You Will:

  • Lead cross-functional teams, engineering service providers and suppliers to design and engineer components, assemblies, and mechanisms in Catia V6
  • Own the packaging, engineering, release, and launch of Interior Components and Systems in the Nikola portfolio

You Have:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or a relevant discipline and 10+ years of experience
  • Experience in full-cycle Interiors Development
  • Demonstrated experience as a detail-oriented Interior Components and Systems development lead
  • Knowledge and understanding of Class8 Truck Interior Components and Systems industry benchmark, trends, and supplier competencies. (Passenger car will be considered)
  • Ability to create/improve/establish technical product specifications and timelines to achieve an accelerated development cycle towards SOP
  • Experienced in using CAD to create 2D/3D concept drawings, Interior Components and Systems, packaging layouts and DFM studies (CATIA V5/V6 preferred)
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to achieve success in a fast-paced startup environment

Candidates must have current U.S. work authorization or be TN eligible from Mexico or Canada. This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT.


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To all recruitment agencies: Nikola is not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and recruiting agencies. No fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of Nikola, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.