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.

Dec 17, 2021
Motiv Power Systems Stockton, CA, USA
The Role We are looking for an Engineering Support Technician to work in our Stockton California support site. You would be reporting to the Engineering 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.   Compensation in the form of an hourly package will be based on your skills and experience.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   Supporting engineering projects from testing to validating 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. Perform the installation and...
Dec 17, 2021
Motiv Power Systems Stockton, CA, USA
The Role We are looking for an Engineering Support Technician to work in our Stockton California support site. You would be reporting to the Engineering 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.   Compensation in the form of an hourly package will be based on your skills and experience.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   Supporting engineering projects from testing to validating 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. Perform the installation and...
Dec 17, 2021
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA
The Role Founded in 2009, and headquartered in Foster City, California, Motiv is committed to freeing fleets from a dependence on fossil fuels. We provide next-generation power management electronics and software for heavy duty electric-drive vehicles.  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.   We are looking for an experienced Electro Mechanical Assembler to work in our Hayward, California manufacturing site. In this line position reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, you will be responsible for leading and supervising factory floor activities that produce Motiv’s ePCS system components. Your ability to work with electronics and component assemblies; and to supervise the work of others help us continuously improve the...
Dec 17, 2021
Motiv Power Systems Detroit, MI
  The Role Motiv is looking for a Vehicle Support Engineer who will build and manage a small team of technicians to work out of our Novi facility in Michigan & support our local chassis upfitters.  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 Manage all aspects of the technical support team in Novi. Manage all manufacturing service Technicians in Novi. Manage & Provide inspection and repairs service for Chassis and Vehicle at upfitters and bodybuilders prior to manufactured vehicles being delivered to Motiv customers Support vehicle recalls and upgrades locally when it makes sense. Manage any prototype fabrication required in Novi & providing feedback to...
Nov 06, 2021
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA
  The Role Key Responsibilities Review and record vendor invoices in bill.com with appropriate documentation and obtain proper approval of invoices per Company's policies and procedures Initiate and prepare weekly vendor payment in a timely manner Work closely with supply chain and vendors to resolve billing related issues, including balance disputes, delinquencies and reconciliations Maintain vendor database, collect new vendor W-9s and run vendor background checks Administration of year-end 1099’s reporting and filing Apply best practices to all AP areas by adding value through process improvement and creating workflow efficiencies Assist in ad hoc projects as required by manager Receive and distribute incoming accounting mail   Requirements: 3 years' experience doing full cycle accounts payable Bachelor’s degree in accounting or the equivalent Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with vendors and staff at...
Oct 16, 2021
Motiv Power Systems Detroit, Michigan
The Role The Manufacturing Process Engineer responsibility will be to design, prototype, and document Motiv products. You will collaborate within a multidisciplinary team to improve our electronic Powertrain Control System (ePCS) and use that ePCS to develop electric vehicles. At Motiv you will find many opportunities to get up from your desk to pitch in and try something new.  This position will report to the Production Chassis Manager & be located in the metro Detroit area.  Responsibilities Provide assistance to manufacturing operations including troubleshooting of assembly issue, special testing and assistance in identifying root cause   After analysis, recommend formal corrective actions to production or product design improvements  Lead and coach production personnel on process, equipment, and analytical approach to problem solving and continuous improvement   Maintain manufacturing work instructions for all chassis builds. Support Chassis builds at...
Oct 06, 2021
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA
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...
Jul 22, 2021
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA, USA
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....
Jul 14, 2021
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA, USA
The Role Motiv is looking for a Electrical Engineering Manager to join our team and ‘lead from behind’ to maintain a culture of innovation and accountability in a high growth environment. The EE Manager will manage development projects and engineers and report on progress. As a direct contributor, the EE Manager will participate in power electronics design and review. She/He will also be responsible for developing development, configuration and release processes.  As a small 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 nontechnical disciplines.  These attributes are as important as the knowledge sets for the work. Responsibilities Manage electrical engineering development projects and be responsible for on-time delivery of electrical engineering tasks Manage the EE team and help keep team motivation and growth high Foster a culture of...