Google’s Job Postings Indicate Development of Self-Driving Cars
Feb. 15, 2016—Google is creating jobs for engineers and marketers related to its self-driving car that indicate the project may be on its way to production, according to a report by USA Today.
Currently, 36 jobs are listed on Google’s site for its car project, most of them involved with development and testing of the system. The job descriptions say Google is looking for candidates who are fluent in manufacturing.
For example, the manufacturing process engineer hiring posts says that it is looking for a candidate that “is responsible for developing and/or approving manufacturing process flows, designing factory assembly stations, optimizing production floor layout, automating critical manufacturing processes and approving fixture designs used in the assembly of electronic modules for the self-driving car,” according to the report.