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Sr. Material Engineer/Material Specialist

Homologation & Safety

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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We are currently seeking a Sr. Material Engineer / Material Specialist.  This position is responsible for material selection, development and application for Lucid Air. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.


  • Lead the engineering activities in materials selection, characterization, testing, correlation and database management, with focus on metals such as aluminum and steel.
  • Use your expertise in materials to support design, CAE, physical testing and advanced manufacturing activities, facilitate product development and vehicle launch. This is a product development role, not a research role
  • Interface with material suppliers to develop engineering specifications, ensure proper material properties, processes and quality. 
  • Work with internal or external test labs for material and joint testing. Support the development of in-house testing capabilities.


  • Knowledge and direct experience in materials, especially aluminum, in automotive applications such as extrusion, casting or stamping parts
  • A drive to get things done despite challenges and obstacles 
  • Attention to details – ability to clearly organize and document data, follow through tasks until successful closure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • At least BS in Material Science, Mechanical Engineering or similar fields, advanced degree preferred
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