Lucid Motors

Al Olaya, Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 2022-09-11

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

Manager, Vehicle Testing KSA

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.

Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience.  We constantly seek talented, motivated individuals possessing a proven track record of excellence to join our team.  Become part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive and mobility industry.
 
Lucid is currently seeking a Manager, Vehicle Testing KSA to lead our vehicle test activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and ensure our Lucid vehicles are ready for our Middle Eastern market customers. This position requires an automotive professional with relevant technical and managerial experience testing early-stage electric vehicle prototypes as well as production ready vehicles.
 
Our ideal candidate exhibits a strong drive, team leadership, and has had prior experience bringing vehicles to production. 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.

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

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:

  • Plan, setup and execute vehicle testing including field durability and full vehicle validation tests.
  • Support the execution of tests in region requested by Lucid’s attribute and system owners.
  • Lead & Own the Test Process for Vehicle Validation for critical customer use cases.
  •   Lead and mentor a team of engineers and technicians to execute tests to qualify all vehicle trim levels and ensure vehicle is ready for production.
  • Lead the Implementation of Test Standards, Best Practices and Workflows as required.
  • Collaborate with system, feature and attribute owners to ensure a complete vehicle validation plan.
  • Report project status and key issues to the vehicle program and to management.
  • Ensure test results are documented and published in a clear, concise and timely manner.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise during testing.
  • Extensive domestic and international travel to test sites and fleet drives.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Experience with vehicle testing on proving grounds and fleet drives
  • A strong understanding of electric vehicle systems
  • A strong understanding of vehicle testing standards
  • Licensed by an OEM/Supplier/professional authority to drive prototype test vehicles
  • Strong data analysis and reporting experience
  • A strong knowledge of automotive testing instrumentation and tools
  • Experience setting up vehicles to achieve desired testing results
  • Experience leading teams of engineers
  • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented attitude
  • Detail oriented and organized mindset
  • Comfortable with initiating and taking ownership of projects
  • Track record of establishing strong processes and work procedures
  • Up to 25% domestic and international travel required.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters of PhD degree in a relevant engineering field
  • Experience testing fully electric vehicles
  • 10+ years of experience in the automotive or relevant industry