Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-06-03

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Associate Mechanical Engineer, Motor-Gearbox Design

About the company:

Lucid is the new generation of EV. Our relentless focus on innovation, luxury, and sustainability drives us into a reality where you no longer have to choose between doing great things, doing the right thing, and doing everything with the highest regard for efficiency and design. There were luxury cars, then EVs, now there’s Lucid.  

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

As a Mechanical Engineer on the Motor-Gearbox Engineering team, you will help design, develop, and improve current and future generations of EV mechanical propulsion systems and components for Lucid vehicles, motorsports programs and other applications. Your responsibilities will be a combination of engineering problem solving, design ownership and cross-functional collaboration. You will work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with talented and passionate colleagues who share your enthusiasm for technical excellence and innovation.

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

Notice regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirement as a condition of gainful employment within the United States
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States, must provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses) based on the manufacturer's guidelines on their first day of employment.
Individuals seeking a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

The Role:

  • Work with design engineers to identify the critical risk items of their cutting-edge drive unit designs.
  • Work with the testing team to establish the most efficient and effective approach to deliver the development understanding for all the Drive Units
  • Create and implement the Test Methods and the Procedures to ensure the development activities are run effectively and efficiently
  • Create and coach others to create reports that detail the understanding gained from the development activities
  • Collaborate with Test and Reliability teams to develop and execute rigorous design and product validation test plans
  • Support production launch and continuous improvement activities as needed
  • Essential:

  • Outstanding technical problem-solving abilities based in a strong grasp of engineering fundamentals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proactive mindset and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Collaborative, team player personality.
  • Preferred:

  • Experience with automotive gearbox design and testing.
  • Experience with electric propulsion systems design and testing.
  • Experience with heat transfer and liquid cooling.
  • Experience with automotive engineering.
  • Some Computer Aided Design experience (Catia V6 including bottom-up and top-down modeling techniques preferred).
  • Active usage of CAE (FEA etc).
  • Education:

  • Engineering university program with Electric Motor and/or Gearbox and/or automotive focus. Preferred degree path in the areas of mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, or other related fields.