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Closures Engineer – Composite Decklid

Hardware Engineering

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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We are looking for an automotive Closures Engineer – Composite Decklid. If you’re the kind of person who sees a problem, develops a solution, and engineers an improvement no one’s asked for yet, then we want to talk with you!

Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates should have demonstrated the ability to learn quickly and work effectively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment and be excellent at multi-tasking.

The Role:

  • Take ownership of the Lucid Air clamshell composite decklid system
  • Manage and be the technical lead for suppliers, contract staff, and other closures engineers
  • Advanced closures engineering for future Lucid products
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders for attributes, performance, cost, weight, packaging, and studio
  • Program management of multiple suppliers
  • Drive parts, assemblies, and system to perfection from conception to start of production
  • Create your own CAD or work with CAD designers and contractors to meet your system goals

Qualifications:

  • Profound knowledge of decklid, tailgate, liftgate, or other composite closures systems
  • Expertise in plastics and composites including SMC and injection molding
  • Experience in launching automotive closures and demonstrable track record of technical excellence
  • Strong mechanical engineering fundamentals
  • A minimum of (5) years relevant experience
  • A strong desire to create the very best product, working as an integral part of a very capable team
  • Ability to interrogate CAD, run section cuts, and use CAD for digital mockup and package studies
  • Experience in interacting with studio and working with class A surface
  • Well-developed team working and interpersonal skills

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science (minimum) in Mechanical Engineering or relevant engineering discipline or higher
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