Careers at Scosche (pronounced skōsh)

 
 

 

Our Culture

Scosche provides the excitement and innovation of a start-up, coupled with the solid reputation of a highly successful, established company. Build your career with Scosche!

Founded in 1980, SCOSCHE Industries, based in Oxnard, CA – north of Los Angeles and south of Santa Barbara, is an award-winning innovator of consumer technology products and car audio installation hardware and accessories - committed to delivering quality, value and unmatched customer service. We look to find and hire people who are ready to dive in, to tackle an array of challenges and turn them into opportunities.

 

Why Scosche?

We are a passionate, nimble, dynamic and fast paced organization.

A primary contributing factor to our decades of success is our talented and ambitious staff. We’ve found that by creating an inspirational, supportive and enriching environment, we thrive. Around here, it’s not about fancy titles, strong political positioning skills, or a healthy list of names to drop. It’s about results. We know what needs to be achieved, and we work together to get the job done. Each of us uses our individual knowledge, creativity and resources to come up with fresh ideas and new concepts we can truly own. With that independence comes a high degree of responsibility coupled with accountability for producing results in a timely manner.

 

We Value

  • TEAMWORK

  • We believe in the power of collaboration—honoring diverse ideas, fostering healthy debate, and inspiring each other
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  • BALANCE

  • We are most effective when we are energized and focused. A healthy work/life balance is important and we make time to invest in the things that replenish us.
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  • INITIATIVE

  • Our best emerges from a positive, optimistic mindset. We participate, we are thoughtful, and we strive to make smart decisions .

 

What You'll Experience!


A fun, fast-paced environment

Tired of feeling like a cog in a wheel? Ready to roll up your sleeves and start getting things done? Scosche is looking for “can do” people who want to step up and make a real contribution. We’re fast-paced and nimble, quickly turning concepts and abstracts into real products in the hands of our customers. You won’t get bored and you’ll never stop learning!

 

Work/Life Balance

We’re based in Oxnard, California – slap bang in the middle of one of the most beautiful regions on the planet (if we do say so ourselves)! Just minutes from stretches of sandy beaches, bike paths and hiking trails and not all that far from mountains and desert terrains either, we want our employees to make the most of this amazing location and get out there and have fun.  Many of our award-winning products are Optimized for Outdoors™ meaning that they are designed to be rugged and withstand the extremes of the outdoors while still functioning exceptionally well in a wide array of climates and conditions to make outdoor adventures both more fun and accessible.So grab some Scosche gear and get outdoors! We know we’re at our best when we’re energized and focused. This is why it’s essential to invest time in our personal pursuits and achieve a true work/life balance.

Competitive compensation and benefits

Scosche’s competitive compensation and flexible health and benefits programs meet the ever-changing and challenging needs of today's workforce. At Scosche, you can expand your skills through opportunities to work across functions and contribute in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. You'll also experience growth and advancement while building a better understanding of Scosche’s unique products and the markets we serve. Scosche puts professional growth in your own hands by providing the tools, resources and opportunities for you to own your career path.

Interested joining Scosche but don’t see any current openings that match your background? Send us your resume and a brief letter, explaining why you’d be a great addition to our growing team!

Job Openings

      • Project Manager - Consumer Technology

        Position Summary:

        The Project Manager for the Consumer Technology product category is responsible for the development and launch of new products. Fundamental responsibilities include the coordination, control, and reporting of development tasks in accordance with Scosche’s Go-To-Market (GTM) Program. The Project Manager works collaboratively with the Product Development Manager and all departmental stakeholders. The Project Manager for Consumer Technology is ultimately responsible for the completion and delivery of new products on spec, on budget, and on time.

         

        Duties and Responsibilities:

        Market Awareness

        • Maintain awareness of trends in mount related markets and technologies

        • Maintain awareness of relevant government regulations

        • Maintain awareness of competitor products, launch schedules, and marketing strategies

        Project Management

        • Report directly to and work collaboratively with the Product Development Manager

        • Adhere to the requirements of the Scosche Go-To-Market (GTM) Program

        • Formally kick-off each new project by clearly communicating requirements to all involved

        • Execute, track, and report all development tasks from kick-off to receipt of product into warehouse

        • Anticipate and avoid development issues that may impact quality, cost, or timing

        • Should issues arise, resolve then in a concise and efficient manner

        • Coordinate product testing with QC team to ensure compliance with desired specifications

        • Execute and coordinate all steps required to commercialize each new project including creation of BOMs, UPCs, part numbers, golden samples, and inspection criteria

        • Occasionally travel internationally and domestically to ensure successful completion of each project

        Interdepartmental Support

        • Support external departments (Marketing, Sales) to ensure commercial success of new products

        • Provide technical expertise to Quality Assurance and Technical Support teams

        • Partner with Training team to develop and deliver materials for each new item

        • Interact in an efficient and professional manner with all development stakeholders

        • Oversee successful refinement and archival of all documentation upon project completion

         

        Education and Training:

        • 4-7 years of experience in a Project Manager role in consumer electronics segments

        • Proven track record of success as a Project Manager in a high volume, project intensive company with a formal new product development process

        • Experience in the design and injection molding of plastics and TPUs a plus

        • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline is a plus

        • Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate or similar continuous education is also a plus

        • Ability to travel internationally

        Skills and Abilities

        • Ability to successfully manage large amount of data and information

        • Exceptional organizational and communication skills

        • Ability to successfully operate in fast-paced, dynamic environment with changing priorities

        • Poise and presence, especially when collaborating with senior leadership

        • Ability to define and resolve potential issues with minimal supervision

        • Strong attention to detail

        Apply

 

      • Project Manager - Automotive

        Position Summary:

        If you have a love for automobiles and/or audio & electronics, accompanied by a passion to get projects done on time and under budget, then consider this propitious opportunity to manage a variety of projects for our automotive team. This position is responsible for the coordination, direction, implementation, control, completion, and execution of specific projects that will drive our company forward. This position is not only an opportunity that will be challenging & rewarding, but it offers a chance to work with a fast-paced, dynamic organization that catalyzes professional growth, development, and experience.

         

        Responsibilities:

        • Manage the development and execution of new projects within key product lines from inception to closure

        • Travel internationally or domestically as needed to ensure manufacturing requirements, support our customers, and attend tradeshows as needed

        • Work with project sponsor to outline project goals, budget, timing, deliverables, project scope, and required resources

        • Analyze competitive landscapes of core product categories.

        • Prepare and provide a project schedule

        • Communicate clearly the expectations to project sponsors and team members

        • Resolve issues and solve problems throughout the project cycle

        • Track and report project milestones and provide status reports to project sponsors

        • Evaluate product samples for cosmetic and feature consistency

        • Determine the test results of products and complete post-project evaluations to determine coherency to expected results

        • Develop tools and apply best practices for the execution of project management

        • Ensure successful archive of project documents after the project completion

         

        Qualifications:

        Education and Training

        • Bachelor’s degree/certification in project management or equivalent preferred

        • 3-5 years of hands-on experience in project management & product development activities

        • Experience in consumer technology, automotive, or car-audio environment preferred

        • Experience developing products for retail preferred

         

        Skills and Abilities

        • Knowledge of project management tools and software packages

        • Ability to operate in fast-paced, collaborative environment

        • Operational, technical marketing, and management skills

        • Must be a good communicator

        • Leadership qualities and excellent problem-solving ability

        • Microsoft Suite proficiency

        • Attention to detail

        • Must be a naturally motivated, “self-starter”

        • Knowledge of manufacturing methods & hard parts development processes is a plus

        Apply