Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-06-08

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Director

Salary

Salary not provided

Director, Remanufacturing

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.

We are seeking a Director of Remanufacturing to strategically build and lead Lucid’s world class remanufacturing organization. This is a dynamic role with significant responsibility and the opportunity to shape an important aspect of Lucid’s growing global operations.  Working in collaboration with internal stakeholders including Engineering, Service, Manufacturing, Quality and Logistics, you will develop scalable tools, processes and teams to ensure successful implementation of cost-effective part replacement/refurbishment programs for Lucid's Global Service Network. You will be required to strategically plan and execute the growth of the remanufacturing organization in alignment with Lucid’s other business functions, seeking opportunities for continuous improvements as the program matures and scales globally.

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:

  • Design, build and lead a world-class Remanufacturing team.
  • Analyze, quantify and prioritize opportunities for maximum ROI through remanufacturing of HV battery packs and other high-value powertrain and vehicle components.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders across the company including Engineering, Service, Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain and others.
  • Recruit and hire outstanding talent to fill engineering, technician and operational roles.
  • Drive implementation of quality standards and processes for remanufactured products.
  • Develop processes, equipment and tools to ensure safe and effective operation.
  • Review, analyze and plan for projected return rates to ensure efficiency of remanufacturing capacity and workflow
  • Partner internally with our Field Quality, Reliability and Engineering teams to develop a scalable process for root cause analysis, documentation and quality improvements.
  • Collaborate with Logistics, Supply Chain and Service to manage parts supply locations and develop processes and material management plans.
  • Build effective relationships with internal and external suppliers.
  • Collaborate with Logistics and Service teams to continuously monitor and determine the most efficient mode of transportation of materials and parts domestically and internationally.
  • Qualifications:

  • BS and/or MS in Engineering, Manufacturing or Operations or equivalent professional experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in Remanufacturing, Manufacturing and/or Engineering Operations
  • Demonstrated success building and leading strong technical and/or operational teams
  • Broad knowledge of engineering, manufacturing and quality principles
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and teams at all levels of the organization from shop floor to senior executive.
  • Collaborative, ‘can-do’ mindset
  • Strong analytical and structured problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to travel as needed.

  • Preferred Experience:
  • Remanufacturing (Automotive or EV Powertrain a plus)
  • EV Powertrain
  • CapEx and Facilities development
  • Six Sigma / Lean Manufacturing
  • Global operations, ideally including North America, EU and APAC