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 currently seeking a Director, Vehicle Program Management for an agile team that enjoys bringing cutting-edge vehicles to life. This position requires an experienced professional that has a track record of successfully delivering large scale, complex, and technical products from concept, engineering, launch, to ongoing product continuity in the marketplace. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches their work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, and to possess the ability to lead and strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.
Salary Range: The compensation range for this position is specific to the locations listed below and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including job-related knowledge; skillset; experience, education and training; certifications; and other relevant business and organizational factors.
· California (Bay Area) - $192,000-$275,000
Additional Compensation and Benefits: Lucid offers a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, and 401k. The successful candidate may also be eligible to participate in Lucid’s equity program and/or a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing such programs. (Cash or equity incentive awards, if any, will depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and company performance.)
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.
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The Role:Lead a team of vehicle line program managers and own the totality of nameplate life-cycle management and performance across multiple stages of the product development process, from concept through launch and marketplace continuity Ensure program readiness by meeting engineering requirements, volume and cost targets, and overall quality standards Provide leadership to vehicle platforms to achieve segment objectives by balancing engineering requirements with timing, cost, investment, quality, performance and manufacturing capabilities in concert with customer expectations Responsible for making financial and business decisions for the vehicle line, developing business cases during development and securing approval from company leadership Serve as the final arbitrator for vehicle changes and balance program needs between internal functions including vehicle engineering, software, supply chain, logistics, manufacturing, and quality Develop cross-functional teams that leverage functions such as platforms and modules across multiple vehicle lines to optimize product costs and investment, and hold them accountable to meeting program deliverables Mentor and guide the organization to develop skills and competencies for program management and cross-functional collaboration to deliver enterprise goals and objectives to enable successful vehicle launches
Qualifications:Passionate about automotive product development and leading cross-functional teams towards a common goal through solutions-oriented leadership Highly collaborative; comfortable working with diverse people in a matrixed environment Strong time management and organizational skills, with a demonstrated ability to rapidly prioritize competing requests and needs Ability to foster and support a culture of diversity, inclusivity, collaboration and teamwork; skilled at building and maintaining positive relationships with colleagues across all departments Strong technical aptitude to drive development of a high technology product, and analyze data to guide strategic planning Comfortable giving effective presentations to, and facilitating meetings with, all levels of the organization Experienced with taking multiple products to market as a program manager, or other relevant leader, and working closely with all functions of an enterprise (Finance, Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Industrial Design, etc) to manage the product development lifecycle Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to positively influence cross-functional partners Ability to travel domestically and internationally 10-15% Bachelor’s degree in a relevant engineering discipline, with a Master's degree preferred (in engineering and/or business function)
Preferred: 10+ years of experience in automotive industry product development and program management 5+ years of experience program managing high dollar value products/product development Engineering experience in automotive, aerospace or other relevant product area Operational experience with NPI (New Product Introduction), product launch, and/or post-sales support