Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-05-13

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Senior

Salary

Salary not provided

Senior Manager for ADAS / AD Program Management

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.

The ADAS AD team works on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, and Autonomous Driving technologies. The team is currently seeking (Senior) Manager who can manage overall development and production process/flow of ADAS/AD research, development, integration, validation, and production. 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 vaccination requirement as a condition of gainful employment within the United States
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States, must provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses) based on the manufacturer's guidelines on their first day of employment.
 
Individuals seeking a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement 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:

  • Lead and manage the ADAS/AD program management team
  • Represent ADAS AD team in a cross functional setting which involves company vehicle program team, non-ADAS engineering domain teams, marketing, supply chain, manufacturing, service, as well as development teams within ADAS AD.
  • Work closely with company executives and engineering leaders to define and maintain ADAS AD development roadmap and rollout plan,
  • Facilitate product-. functional-, and technical safety requirement / test case documentation, as well as architecture documentation. Set priorities for technical development based on a strategic assessment of risks versus rewards
  • Establish and maintain team awareness of vehicle activity and affected mechanical and SW deliverables in the LVDP framework, lead conversations through the complete lifecycle of product with in-house development team and third party suppliers
  • Manage supplier relationship with engineering, purchasing, supplier quality, logistics teams to ensure seamless communication, and on time delivery with quality
  • Define and communicate dependencies between hardware, software, and suppliers with a focus on minimizing these dependencies, identify and track cross team dependencies and handshake points, monitor status, help resolve issues, report, and fill the gaps
  • Develop, implement, and track standard processes to ensure design quality for affected mechanical and SW components and subsystems
  • Drive JIRA ticket issue resolution process, include triage, maintaining open issue list, root cause analysis, countermeasure identification, verification, implementation, etc.
  • Coordinate and contribute to engineering and manufacturing deliverables, including specifications, rapid prototyping, test plans, reliability testing, and engineering validation, production integration
  • Assist with managing the department budget for all projects. Work closely with Supply Chain and Finance to track and manage Piece Cost, Tooling Investment, and ED&D imperatives for the affected mechanical and SW functional area for each vehicle program in development.
  • Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of team managing experience, ideally in project management or program managements in automotive or technology development field, preferably in ADAS / AD areas
  • Very familiar with hardware / software development lifecycle, reliability / validation tools and protocols
  • Strong experience in project management; practical familiarity with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies and ability to apply them where best suited.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to understand complex technical systems and programs, articulate the information or issue in a simple way, and identify executables/deliverables efficiently
  • Comfortable of, and excellent track record of influencing without authority / direct reports
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize with strong time management skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate cross team members from different time zone and different background to accomplish goals effectively and efficiently
  • Education:

  • BS in Engineering, Science, or related field
  • Masters or Phd preferred