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Mechanical Engineer, Chassis

Hardware Engineering

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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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 a Mechanical Engineer in the Chassis team, you will help design and deliver world-leading suspension architectures for our electric vehicle platforms.

Your Role:

  • Develop and deliver front and/or rear suspension architectures from a blank page through to production
  • Design with excellence at system and component level, with great attention to every detail
  • Create and optimize mechanical designs for performance, size, weight, durability, and cost
  • Work closely with both internal teams and external suppliers, using creativity and teamwork to integrate multiple systems in the most efficient way possible
  • Work closely with stakeholders and attribute owners across the company (Vehicle Safety, Vehicle Dynamics, NVH, Durability, Manufacturing, etc.)
  • Coordinate virtual engineering and physical validation testing activities for your designs
  • Determine required tolerances using GD&T
  • Manage multiple complex projects in a demanding environment
  • Travel domestically and internationally as required


  • A proven track record of technical excellence in automotive chassis engineering
  • A strong desire to create state-of-the-art engineering products as an integral part of a very capable team
  • A flair for creative design engineering and problem-solving
  • Strong 3D CAD skills, proficient with CATIA V5/V6 or similar software
  • Hands-on practical experience in prototype assembly
  • Design release engineering experience, including engineering change management and project management experience
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as extrusion, casting, stamping etc.


  • Understanding of vehicle crash safety principles
  • Understanding of various analysis tools e.g. ANSYS, OptiStruct, MatLab, ADAMS, SHARK 
  • Experience in technology, system and supplier selection
  • Understanding of vehicle dynamics principles
  • Understanding of NVH principles
  • Driven-vehicle attributes development experience


  • BS/BEng or MS/MEng, or equivalent experience, in Mechanical Engineering
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