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Sr. Manager (Packaging/ Illustrations) Engineer in Irvine, CA at Karma Automotive

Date Posted: 5/13/2018

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Job Description

Karma Automotive is passionate, responsible and uncompromising. 

We promise to deliver our customers beautiful cars with high-technology and clean propulsion, and a memorable customer experience.

If these commitments excite you, we would love to talk.  The Senior Manager, Packaging/Illustrations Engineer will be responsible for the “packaging” and “PAD Docs” using 3DVIA and the team.  In this function the Senior Manager will be responsible to both implement and manage the vehicle development process and all the associated resources. 


  • Manage the hiring process for each respective team;
  • Development of strategically selected vehicle development processes;
  • Manage Macro Packaging, Clash / Clearance requirements of the car;
  • Coaching and personnel development;
  • Manage Packaging process to meet all related targets;
  • Identify personnel training and development programs;
  • Coaching and personnel development;
  • Lead Package engineering team for development and achievement of Packaging objectives for Karma Programs;
  • Manage and guide Karma employees through the development processes;
  • Ensure all Karma Development Process Gate deliverables are met;
  • Support prototype and production assembly events at domestic or international locations


  • BS Mechanical Engineering;
  • 10+ years’ experience in vehicle development (CAE, NVH, Impact, Dynamics and/or Body or Chassis design);
  • Design Release or Program Management background;
  • Prior experience with evaluation of automobiles – preferably as an 'Expert Evaluator';
  • Experience with virtual simulation tools for the above disciplines;
  • Based in Orange County, CA.

Come and join the great Karma Team, where you can make a career! Karma Automotive offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD; paid vacation, holidays and personal days; and a 401K with matching contributions.  Relocation assistance is available.

NO 3rd Party Recruiters.  Principles Only, Please

Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, color, race, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law. Karma Automotive LLC, complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a disability. Valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.