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 Sr. Drive Unit Systems Engineer. This position requires a multidisciplinary background and is familiar with the physics and engineering concepts of all aspects of drive unit design (structures, rotating components, electrical, thermal, controls, HV architecture), and they will be the primary interface with the technical experts of the subsystems. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate exceptional critical thinking, first-principles problem solving approach, excellent communication, and ability to learn deeply and rapidly.
Salary Range: The compensation range for this position is specific to the locations listed below and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions ,including job-related knowledge; skillset; experience, education and training; certifications; and other relevant business and organizational factors.
· California (Bay Area) - $115,000-$165,000/yr
Additional Compensation and Benefits: Lucid offers a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, and 401k.The successful candidate may also be eligible to participate in Lucid’s equity program and/or a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing such programs. (Cash or equity incentive awards, if any, will depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and company performance.)
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The Role:Central point of contact for technical stakeholders for a Drive Unit product and/or featureWork with design teams, simulation/modelling, program management, manufacturing, etc.. to define and maintain
-Drive Unit technical specification
- Drive Unit system level requirementsContribute to cascading of requirements from Drive Unit to subsystems.Develop Drive Unit DFMEA and DVP with relevant stakeholders.Drive critical technical decisions with a large team of SMEs.
Qualifications:3+ years of experience in systems engineering Deep understanding of physics and systems of electric vehiclesExcellent verbal and written communication in technical and non-technical environmentsStrong team player and positive mindsetProactive, ownership mindset and strong work ethicWilling to get your hands dirty.Ability to thrive in fast paced work environment.Hunger to learn.
Preferred:Experience in automotive, motorsports, or aerospace environmentExperience in mechanical design (gears, castings, injection moldings, electromagnetic components)Familiarity with electrical, thermal, and electromagnetic concepts related to motor and inverter design.Proficient in 3D modelling software (CAD). Catia V5/V6 or 3DX preferred.Proficient in MATLABProficient in MBSE methods and toolsTeam leadership skills
Education: BS or MS in an engineering discipline.