Application Development CAD Engineering Manager

Location: US - Monrovia, CA
Requisition number: 205
# of Openings: 1


A full-time position is available, with immediate effect, for an Application Development CAD Engineering Manager



Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, CODA Holdings is a leading developer of advanced Lithium-ion power battery systems comprised of three key divisions: CODA Automotive, CODA EV Propulsion Systems and CODA Energy.  Together with its JV partners, CODA is working to reduce dependence on oil and leading the way to a cleaner future through its electric vehicles and stationary energy storage products. With segment leading range, the CODA vehicle is a zero emission four-door, five-passenger sedan with a full-size trunk that is designed to meet American drivers' daily transportation needs. For more information on the CODA, visit



The Application CAD Engineering Manager at Coda will provide technical and organizational leadership for a group of CAD engineers working on electric vehicle and utility scale stationary energy storage.  The successful candidate will coordinate cross-functionally with other departments of Coda to successfully customize core components and facilitate their integration into each specialized application.  The successful candidate will also be responsible for all aspects of CAD engineering and design, as well as project timing and budget

Reports to:  Manager, Core Technology



  • Take ownership for project execution by overseeing design coordination, quality, and readiness.
  • Develop, implement and enforce CAD standards.
  • Manage and improve design and best engineering practices.
  • Organize the CAD environment.
  • Generate and maintain project timing plans for design, development, validation, production and maintenance phases of CAD projects.
  • Communicate program status, analysis, and test results to senior management.
  • Structure, oversee and approve technical requirements, specifications and statements of work.
  • Represent Coda Engineering in interactions with the customer.
  • Lead project team in resolution of issues using structured problem solving methodology.
  • Anticipate and act on future needs and potential problems.
  • Contribute to product development plans.
  • Identify required resources, form project teams and manage the hiring process, shutdown and project reports etc. 
  • Monitor training and execution, providing assistance when needed to in-house CAD users.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • 8+ years
  • BS in Mechanical required.  MS in Mechanical preferred.
  • MBA preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of CATIA required.
  • Strong interest in battery systems technology.
  • Minimum five years project management experience, Project Management Institute “PMP” certificate or similar desirable.
  • Ability with project management tools and methodologies such as: Agile management, SCRUM, GANTT Charts, CPM diagrams, budgets, schedules, costing, reporting, quality control methods and correspondence.



Please submit your cover letter with salary requirements and resume via our corporate website.

Kindly respect our recruitment process and do not use any other method to apply.  Thank you in advance for your attention to this important detail.  Only qualified candidates will be contacted for preliminary interviews.

Job Location: Los Angeles, California

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CODA Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

The policy and practice of CODA Automotive require that entry into employment and progression within employment will be determined only by personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of each particular job.  Subject to statutory provisions, no applicant or member of staff will be treated less favorably than another because of his or her gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, racial group, age or disability. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.



CODA Automotive does not accept agency resumes.  Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, CODA Automotive employees, or any other company location.  CODA Automotive is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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