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, California
May 26, 2021
The Role Motiv is looking to fill a Technical Writer Intern to shadow and learn within our Technical Publications department to help us create vehicle service documentation. You will be tasked with developing customer support documentation in a user-friendly way that’s focused on ensuring end user's best possible experience. The successful candidate will join a fast-paced, startup environment helping to support a team creating the next generation of green energy vehicle technology. 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 take on the responsibilities listed below, other duties may be assigned as needed.    This internship will be a duration of 3+ months with the opportunity for long term permanent placement.   Responsibilities Develop/Update vehicle...
Motiv Power Systems Hayward, CA
May 22, 2021
The Role We are seeking a reliable Manufacturing Logistics Manager to be responsible for logistics and inventory management. This includes organizing and monitoring storage and distribution of goods. This vital team member will direct and coordinate program activities designed to provide contractors, management, and customers with logistics that ensure effective and economical support concerned for manufacturing or servicing of products, and equipment by the following responsibilities. The goal is to manage the entire inventory movement cycle so as to enhance business development and ensure sustainability and customer satisfaction.  Responsibilities: Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services. Schedule and track inbound and outgoing shipments. Ensure vehicles are delivered to sites in a timely manner as per customers criteria. Assess and recommend ideal shipping methods, routing or carriers to meet necessary...
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA, USA
May 06, 2021
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 New York, NY
Apr 30, 2021
The Role This position is a critical component of our Sales team and will be responsible for growing the business across Eastern USA. This is a remote / home office position based in the NY/NJ area ( Eastern United States preferred I-95 Corridor).  This position will report to the Partnership Relationship Manager. Expect frequent travel to meet with fleets and business partners in the assigned territory, plus trade shows and conferences across the country as needed.  We are a fast-changing organization with a mission to free fleets from fossil fuels. We count on our team members’ leadership, enthusiasm, creative problem solving, and self-motivation across a wide range of both technical and non-technical disciplines. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing company already in the process of disrupting the transportation industry. Success will be rewarded both financially and with future career progression opportunities.  Responsibilities:...
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA
Apr 24, 2021
The Role At Motiv, we’ve taken a radically different approach to fleet electrification. 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.  As our business has grown, we have expanded our services to our fleet customers.  As the product line manager in a new business opportunity, you will take direction from the Director of Product Management to set up a new product line focused on energy and infrastructure offerings to complement our vehicle product lines.  This role has high visibility with the executive management team. 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.  Responsibilities Energy product strategy Develop and implement growth strategies for new products, new markets, partnerships, and business models...
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, California
Apr 20, 2021
The Role Motiv is looking to fill an IT Intern to shadow and learn within our IT department to help us build computers. The IT Technical Support Specialist’s job is to free Motiv’s staff from computer workstation and IT administration issues by taking ownership of the problems as they occur. You will be tasked with finding and implementing solutions in a user-friendly way that’s focused on ensuring our staff’s best possible experience. The successful candidate will join a fast-paced, startup environment helping to support a team creating the next generation of green energy vehicle technology. 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 take on the responsibilities listed below, other duties may be assigned as needed.    This internship will be a duration from 3- 6...
Motiv Power Systems Detroit, MI or Foster City, CA
Feb 20, 2021
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.  We are looking for a smart, enthusiastic Chassis Senior Product Manager to join us in transforming an industry. In this position you will take direction from the Director of Product Management and your key responsibilities will include managing chassis to body integration requirements and owning technical relationships with partners. Your role will help define Motiv’s chassis products and contribute to our overall product roadmap. 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.  Responsibilities Develop clear product requirements for chassis product lines Develop deep understanding...