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Senior Engineering Manager Vehicle Testing

Hardware Engineering

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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Leading the future of luxury mobility

Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry.

As the Senior Engineering Manager, Vehicle Testing; you will be responsible for the productivity, development and growth of Lucid’s vehicle testing program. You will lead the creation of a comprehensive vehicle level test program from planning to execution and documentation.

This role reports to our Director of Vehicle Development.

The Role

  • Expand and lead a team of vehicle test engineers and technicians that cover all aspects of vehicle level validation testing.
  • Create and manage a fleet of mule, prototype and preproduction vehicles.
  • Work with engineering and development teams to continually improve the facility, equipment and staffing needs for all full vehicle testing including all aspects of a consumer’s normal usage as well as abuse level testing.
  • Create and maintain a system of specification and test results documentation allowing complete trace-ability.
  • Drive a culture of safety at all times.-


  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred
  • 10+ years of industry experience, including direct people management.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and a deep understanding of automotive test programs and design of experiments.
  • Knowledge of all common vehicle subsystems with a clear and detailed understanding of the interactions between them.
  • EV specific system knowledge (battery, charging, etc.) is preferred.
  • Deep understanding of automotive industry testing standards, tools and processes
  • Effective communicator able to ensure organizational alignment of a complete vehicle test program, process and development expectations.
  • Be able to demonstrate a history of driving decisions through consensus-building with stakeholders and team members through a collaborative, data-driven approach.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills to ensure your team meets key program deadlines in a fast-paced dynamic environment with aggressive targets.
  • Proven ability to calmly and confidently bring clarity, order and organization to complex undertakings; ability to understand complex technical systems.
  • Experience building test equipment and delivering on test plans
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