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Fastener Engineer

Hardware Engineering

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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We are currently seeking a skilled Fastener Engineer.  You will work with a team of engineers and others in support of vehicle development as well as ensuring readiness for production.  You will drive all fastener-related issues to closure to get the Lucid Air into mass production.

The Role:

  • Conduct training in principles of bolted joint analysis for management, engineers, and designers
  • Perform Joint Design, Fastener Catalog Standard Part Release, and Validation Authority to develop fastening strategies for the vehicle
  • Work with FEA engineers to specify loads, define stress targets, and improve analysis methods for bolted joint analysis
  • Perform upfront analysis of bolted joint systems to optimize robustness and minimize costly redesigns
  • Assist Design Engineers in joint design and recommend fasteners based on usage, coating & part strength
  • Drive resolution of joint design issues between stakeholders
  • Achieve commonization of fasteners with assembly-friendly solutions
  • Plan, design, and document a company-wide fastener catalog based on best practices cost control and global availability
  • Manage the creation & maintenance of CAD & drawings (using CATIA v6)
  • Develop & Implement Testing strategy based on cooperation with test facilities to validate joints
  • Provide & release drawings, part names & numbers, and CAD into Enovia
  • Provide Design Engineers with testing support including samples and testing oversight
  • Track progress of fastener selection, release, and validation
  • Provide continuous improvement of processes by supporting line walks, best in class serviceability, assembly time reduction, and cost reduction initiatives
  • Promote and investigate new fastener technologies


  • 5+ years of Fastener Engineering experience w/automotive OEM or supplier
  • Fastener lab testing experience (torque specification development)
  • Fastener selection/recommendation experience
  • Fastened joint design review experience
  • Fastener manufacturing experience
  • Good knowledge of 3D CAD modeling software (CATIA v6) for developing and designing product solutions. Ability to operate CAD and create packaging drawings and proposals as needed
  • Ability to read and understand component drawings



    • BSME Degree
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