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Special Projects Engineer

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 Engineer, Special Projects you will be the main point of contact in Vehicle Engineering for a variety of new and exciting projects, where multiple competing interests exist.  Using expertise that spans the full breath of mechanical disciplines, you will drive optimal resolution of engineering issues from overall concept development through manufacturing. 

The Role:

  • Perform high-level concept development for special project tasks on system and vehicle level while understanding how to optimize these systems for efficiency, cost, weight, ergonomics, manufacturability and serviceability
  • Provide support for leadership to the engineering team(s) in solving highly complex problems
  • Demonstrate ability to handle multiple competing work assignments ranging from project managerial tasks, engineering, interface coordination, and prototype manufacturing
  • Collaborate with engineers and studio to support hardware fabrication, interface with suppliers and machine shops for delivery of mechanical hardware
  • Lead and drive execution of these various projects in close coordination with leadership
  • Support CAD studies e.g. for vehicle variants and platform studies

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of Engineering experience with an automotive OEM or supplier.  Working knowledge of automotive interior, exterior, chassis, and mechanical packaging preferred
  • Conversant with current and forthcoming vehicle architectures and system technologies
  • Experience with Project Management and Product Lifecycle Management tools
  • Extensive CAD experience (CATIA preferred), and demonstrated ability in developing and designing product solutions. You must be able to operate a CATIA system and create packaging drawings and proposals as needed
  • Passion for electric vehicles and energy efficiency
  • Motivation, flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment with tight timing constraints
  • Proven problem solving and communication skills, excellent numeracy and spatial awareness
  • Desire a candidate who is assertive, self-motivated and can work with minimal direction

Education:

  •  BS or MS Degree in Mechanical Engineering
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