Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-08-06

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Sr. Engineer, HVAC and Thermal

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 Thermal Systems Engineer with key focus in areas of Thermal Systems Analysis and Design. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches their 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 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:

  • Perform system level analysis to drive the selection and sizing of various key components in the coolant, refrigeration, and air flow systems.
  • Develop and refine system level models to evaluate various concepts to during concept evaluation stage.
  • Optimize the system design and component selection to achieve desired performance using the most cost-effective solution.
  • Build test bucks and perform tests to confirm component and level performance for flow and heat transfer.
  • Participate in vehicle level testing to collect and analyze data to maximize efficiency and performance.
  • Work with controls engineers to develop the most optimal control system.
  • Qualifications:

  • Deep understanding of the fundamentals of fluid mechanics and heat transfer.
  • Knowledge of refrigeration system highly desired.
  • Experience with modeling in GT Suite, MATLAB.
  • Experience performing or participating in System FMEA, DFMEA for drive systems.
  • Ability to work cross functionally between hardware, software, test, and manufacturing teams.
  • Excellent communication skills in both technical and non-technical environments.
  • A systems and big picture view of hardware – software interactions.
  • A flair for creative engineering and problem solving.
  • Experience of resolving issues through appropriate analysis and design modification.
  • 3 to 8 years of experience with systems analysis, product development, controls development, and testing in automotive, aviation, aerospace, or similar industries
  • Preferred:

  • Experience with CANape, CANalyzer.
  • Experience in data acquisition using LabView in a laboratory environment.
  • Experience in instrumentation and data collection from test vehicles.
  • Education:

  • BS (and preferably MS) in ME/EE discipline.