• Location
    • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 15, 2021
  • Function
  • Manufacturing
  • Sector
  • Mobility

Who We Are

At Aurora, we’re on a mission to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. It all starts with the Aurora Driver, a platform created from industry-leading hardware and software and designed to adapt across a variety of vehicle types and industries.

We’re led by a team of self-driving luminaries, and we’ve forged strategic partnerships with leading transportation companies—including ride-hailing network Uber, truck-manufacturers PACCAR and Volvo Trucks, and the world’s largest automaker Toyota—setting us up to deliver the Aurora Driver in both trucks and passenger vehicles. We are funded by Amazon, Uber, T Rowe Price, and some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Greylock, and Index Ventures.

Aurora is in the best position to lead the self-driving space with a team of unparalleled depth and expertise, the technology to deliver, and the partnerships to build a transformative business for the long-term.

Aurora hires talented people with diverse backgrounds who are ready to help build a transportation ecosystem that will make our roads safer, get crucial goods where they need to go, and make mobility more efficient and accessible for all. We’re searching for a Computer and Module Production Manager to help guide our family of hardware products into large scale manufacturing.

In this role, you will

  • Manage a team of manufacturing engineers and program managers
  • Prioritize the work within the manufacturing facility
  • Work closely with design engineering and advanced manufacturing engineering for prototype builds and first article builds
  • Partner with quality team for incoming/outgoing quality inspection, end of line/in line testing, and issue reporting
  • Coordinate with the supply chain team to ensure the availability of materials for build events
  • Maintain a manufacturing execution system that provides work instructions as well as collects traceability and measurement data
  • Utilize a enterprise resource planning tool for manufacturing planning, controls and material disposition
  • Communicate progress and risks to leadership and module stakeholders
  • Operate with low inertia for optimal flexibility, agility and speed to implement engineering change orders

Required Qualifications

  • Direct experience in a similar role in the automotive, trucking, or relevant engineering R&D spaces
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent experience in engineering or another relevant technical field
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Solid history of resolving issues and solving problems
  • Standard computer hardware and software knowledge
  • Proficiency with mechanical CAD tools (Catia, Solidworks, etc.)
  • Experience with business intelligence and process software tools (Confluence, Jira)
  • Familiarity with product lifecycle management tools
  • Knowledge of IPC and ISO or similar standards
  • Prior responsibility for delivery of early samples of complex electronic products



Working at Aurora

At Aurora, we bring together people with extraordinary talent and experience united by the strength of our values. We operate with integrity, set outrageous goals, and continue to build a culture where we win together—all without any jerks.

We have offices in 8+ locations across the United States. We offer a competitive benefits package to qualifying employees. Our Career Page includes everything you need to know about working at Aurora.

We believe that self-driving technology has broad benefits – including an increase in safety and access to transportation – and to achieve those benefits, we want and need a workforce with diverse experiences, insights, and perspectives; said another way, a workforce that reflects the communities and people our technology will benefit. You can find all the latest news on our Blog

Individuals seeking employment at Aurora are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy status, parent or caregiver status, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran and/or military status, physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law.

About Aurora

Founded in 2017, Aurora was started by industry luminaries, and now we’re a team with a multitude of perspectives and experiences. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in Darpa’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Model X and Autopilot programs. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. Regarded as the most experienced leadership team in the industry, these three bring decades of expertise, passion and focus to realizing our mission.