Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-08-31

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Lead Equipment Technician, Advanced Battery Cell Technology

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 currently seeking a Lead Equipment Technician with hands-on experience working on a variety of advanced materials R&D process equipment. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in
their respective fields and possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

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 protocols  
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details.
Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and 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:

  • Support engineers/scientists in equipment sourcing, infrastructure planning, commissioning/upkeep of all R&D process equipment
  • Collaborate with engineers to develop SAT and FAT plans for incoming equipment
  • Develop robust and efficient equipment maintenance plans, train users on equipment best practices, and utilize appropriate combination of digital and physical logs for all activities
  • Continuously improve on uptime and reliability by proactively identifying upgrade opportunities and equipment deficiencies
  • Be available on-call to repair process critical R&D and prototyping cell equipment
  • Author clear and concise documentation to communicate with team members and stakeholders
  • Qualifications:

  • Experience working with mechanical, electrical, vacuum equipment, cleanrooms, dry rooms, chemical laboratory environments, lithium-ion battery process equipment
  • Experience working in machine shops and familiarity with safety best-practices
  • Experience working with inert gas equipment such as gloveboxes and associated upkeep of similar systems
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Experience in managing, growing, and developing teams is a plus
  • Physical Demands:

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs with the assistance of lift equipment and carts
  • Pass a respirator fit test and be able to wear respiratory protection when required
  • Wear personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, lab coat, gloves, safety glasses, safety shoes