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 Cost Engineering Intern. This position requires an experienced professional with a basic understanding of cost estimation. As well as a passion for working with EV’s. 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.
Be a part of something amazing:
Come work alongside some of the best and most accomplished minds in the industry. Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, California, Lucid Motors is making significant breakthroughs in clean technology.
Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for brilliant minds who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you want to actively work towards creating a better, sustainable future, we’d love to have you join our team!
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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Role/Responsibilities: Collaborate cross-functionally with Purchasing, Engineering, Finance and Operations to provide defendable cost estimating support for existing, changing and new parts throughout the complete vehicleIdentify and build Cost Driver Models to assist in design and purchasing activities. Develop robust Cost Models to determine should-be costs across all commodities and for both green and brown sights Promote and Support Design-to-Cost activities in early product development cycles Develop defendable models for ground-up estimating of production tools Collect and maintain key cost driver data including raw materials, production labor, machine rates, process parameters, SG&A and Engineering
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively and excel in time management skills in a fast-paced environmentExperience with Excel based modeling, building detailed benchmark and what-if models for piece cost, tooling and engineering Exposure to use of software-based tools including CAD based and other engineering specific tools Experience with deep-dive costs from both a top-down and bottom-up approach
Nice to have: Previous industry experience Exposure to cost estimating in an automotive setting
Education: Field(s)of study: Cost Estimating, Finance, Engineering or related fields Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD Degree program at an accredited universityProof of enrollment in current or into next program (MS, PhD)
Location: This position is in Newark, CA. You must be prepared to start onsite for your first day of employment
Availability: Full-time is preferred
Anticipated Hours: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Work Environment:Mix of Lab, Bay and Office
Compensation: Student compensation is based on location and current degree level, non-negotiable
Visa Sponsorship: Lucid may but is not obligated to sponsor foreign national employees requiring company sponsorship for U.S employment authorization
Medical Benefits: Dental and vision on day 1 for all interns working 30+ hours a week; medical for interns in California working 30+ hours a week
Housing/Transportation: You must provide your own living arrangements and transportation in the local area
Background Check: All offers of employment are contingent on clearing a background check