Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-06-22

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Sr. Design Packaging Engineer

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 Packaging Design Engineer. This position requires an experienced professional with the ability to architect from scratch the entire Packaging/Containerization strategy for a global automaker. The successful candidate will have hands on expertise developing packaging systems and protocols on a global scale in an automotive manufacturing environment. In addition, the role includes developing cost effective solutions, developing secondary packaging systems, establishing contract packaging organizations (CP0s), and qualifying shipping solutions. This position requires partnership with Supply Chain, QA/QC, Manufacturing, Engineering, Finance, and Regulatory Affairs to implement new processes and manage changes. 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.

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. 

You Will:

  • Propose, evaluate, and implement packaging and shipping container systems based upon understanding of customer requirements, plant operation processes, logistics, distribution, warehousing, and regulatory requirements.
  • Establish packaging strategy at the commodity level part numbers for new product introductions, cost savings, or other supply chain improvement
  • Develop benchmarking methodology and execute assessments across the manufacturing footprint within North America with replication globally
  • Implement process improvements jointly with packaging vendors and purchasing
  • Assist in vendor selection and management for packaging materials and services
  • Perform design analysis, computer simulations, and packaging validation testing of packaging and container designs.
  • Create and release material and packaging specifications for new products, and changes to existing products.
  • Provide single point Packaging Engineering technical leadership and direction for plant operations and product lines.
  • Provide technical packaging direction to various levels of the organization, other functional disciplines, including: quality, operations, supply chain, purchasing, manufacturing, logistics, marketing and sales, and outside design and manufacturing sources.
  • Collaborate with external standards organizations in packaging to stay informed of new trends and technology that can apply to the organization
  • You Bring:

  • 5+ years total in Package Engineering with thorough knowledge of Supply Chain systems and processes
  • 5+ years of related automotive industry experience
  • 5+ years direct leadership experience
  • 2+ years full scope global project management experience
  • In depth knowledge of materials, processes, and application of these as used in shipping container and packaging system design.
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are complex.
  • Demonstrate Strong written and oral Communications.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, effective project planning in terms of resources, strategies, cost, and time with ability to meet project timelines.
  • Experience in Packaging testing standards (ASTM, ISTA)
  • Proficient computer skills in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, and 3D modeling software (i.e. Pro-E)
  • Willing to travel to remote sites as needed for container development, implementation, and packaging quality issue resolution.
  • Ability to recognize issues or potential barriers.
  • Bachelor's Degree required, (Master's Degree highly desired), in technical packaging engineering & design or a related Engineering field
  • Minor or supplemental education in Global Supply Chain highly desired.