Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-09-08

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Mechanical Engineering Manager – ADAS Sensors

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. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry.
The ADAS team is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineering Manager within the ADAS Sensor HW team. The position requires an experienced professional with a track record of successfully bringing innovative automotive ADAS/AD features and products into production.
Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates should have demonstrated the ability to learn quickly and work effectively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment and be excellent at multi-tasking, and strive for perfection.

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. 

Your Role:

  • As a Mechanical Manager in the ADAS Sensor HW Team, you will work closely with ADAS Systems Engineering, Perception, and other cross functional teams including Exteriors, Interiors, BIW etc. to define and develop advanced mechanical integration strategies for sensors including Lidar, Radar, Cameras, and Ultrasonics.
  • Responsible for the complete development process including Driving requirement specification, Packaging studies, Feasibility studies and analysis, Design, DFM, Cost and Scheduling
  • Establish and Improve Design Review process that ensures cross functional alignment on sensor mechanical requirements
  • Lead a team of 5 to 6 Mechanical engineers who are responsible of developing sensor interfaces such as mounts and enclosures, conducting thermal and structural analyses, and designing robust, reliable, integrated assemblies for the automotive environment in high volume production
  • Lead the team to support the development of part and system-based tolerance requirements through GD&T with Design, Manufacturing and Quality and Tier 1 Suppliers
  • Review assembly and measurement tooling in order to ensure alignment with agreed and optimized design strategies
  • Support the development of measurement requirements to ensure product build meets design criteria
  • Lead structural, modal, and thermal analyses to validate mechanical designs
  • Qualifications:

  • BS in mechanical engineering. MS preferred.
  • 8+ years of experience in a discipline for complex mechanical or structural systems that have stringent positional tolerancing and electromechanical requirements.
  • 2 years of experience in managing or leading small group of Mechanical Engineers
  • Experience in designing parts to meet repeatable positioning with required thermal, vibration, and shock requirements
  • Personal skills must include the ability to meet tight deadlines, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, be detail oriented, and can work independently
  • Proficiency in GD&T and ASME Y14.5-2009 with extensive experience in complex 2D and 3D tolerance stack-ups using 3DCS
  • CATIA or similar CAD system experience
  • Great communication skills with ability to clearly convey information and to influence
  • In-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes (stamping, casting, injection molding, etc.)
  • Experience with metrology and associated equipment to measure sensor position and orientation
  • Advantageous:

  • Experience working on production vehicle programs at an automotive OEM
  • Experience leading dimensional engineering activities for a major automotive assembly (body structure, exterior, powertrain, etc.)
  • Experience with sensor calibration processes