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Junior Mechanical Engineer, E-Machine and Gearbox Design

Hardware Engineering

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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Junior Mechanical Engineer, E-Machine and Gearbox Design
Overview
Lucid Motors is a Silicon Valley startup company that develops advanced electric powertrains for electric vehicles. We are looking for a junior mechanical engineer to participate in the development and commercialization of state-of-the-art electric motors and gearbox transmission systems. 

Responsibilities

* Assist in the development of electric motor and transmission systems, subsystems and components, from prototype to production.
* CAD modeling, and detail drafting,
* Structured reverse engineering, powertrain benchmark,
* FEA/MBS analysis under supervision,
* Patent disclosures on the backlog inventions and engineering administration,
* Work with suppliers and machine shops to design, specify and qualify drivetrain components.
* Work with the test engineering team on electric motors, transmissions and full drivetrain testing including performance, thermal, vibration and durability.
* Complete time studies, cost analyses, project reports to support the implementation of inspection systems,
* Test, research and validate existing and new products, as well as help in the ideation process of various new products.
* Develop testing procedures to ensure that products could be quantitatively compared to competitors’ product
* Work with 3D scanning and 3D print
* Some travel domestically as required. 

Experience
* Hands-on experience with shop tools and machine building.
* Experience with automotive gearbox design and testing preferred but not required
* Experience with electric propulsion systems design and testing preferred but not required.
* Experience with heat transfer and liquid cooling preferred but not required.
* Experience with automotive engineering preferred but not required.
Skills
* 3D modeling.
* Drafting and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
* Basic structural FEA technics.
* Fabrication techniques, including injection molding, machining, die-casting, and stamping.
* Quality process control statistical methods.
* Design for manufacturing (DFM) and failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA).
* Excellent writing, verbal and organization skills.
* Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment.
* ‘'let’s roll and make a WOW product'
Education
* BS min in the areas of mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, thermal engineering, or other related fields. Recent graduates are welcome!
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