Lucid Motors

Casa Grande, AZ, United States

Posted on: 2022-06-23

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Sr. Manager, Material Flow Engineering

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.

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:

  • Establish launch team schedules and deliverables related to new vehicle launch activities.
  • Oversee the development of project timelines and deliverables at the onset of the project based on inputs from all stake holders and in alignment with Lucid Motors launch plans.
  • Research and implement Industry 4.0 material handling and warehouse technologies. 
  • Act on the strategic roadmap developed by senior management on technology adaptation, software development, strategic vision.
  • Leverage program management tools to provide weekly updates to various levels of the organization, identify and escalate critical issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans.
  • Management of about 15 Arizona based Material Flow staff and related activities.
  • Participate in weekly program meetings staying current and communicating the latest changes to the launch team.
  • Ensure teams are tracking to glidepaths and established KPIs and KAIs.
  • Coordinates material flow activities at the management level with other functional groups: product engineering, operations, purchasing, and manufacturing engineering.
  • Guide Material Flow Engineering to ensure business objectives are met or exceeded in all areas including customer, quality, service, responsiveness, and people.
  • Establish Material Flow training curriculum.
  • Position communicates to all levels of the organization, within the function as well as other functions and suppliers.
  • Ownership of SOW criteria for 3PL on behalf of Material Flow. 
  • Manage the interface with NPI team.
  • Direct business case development for sourcing activities. 
  • Develop and track to annual budgets.
  • Facilitate resolution of issues; guide the right resolutions based on operational impact.
  • Coach, develop, and mentor junior staff.
  • Talent identification, hiring oversight, management of the Material Flow RASIC.
  • You Bring:

  • 10+ years of experience in technical program management experience in an automotive environment.
  • 5+ years of experience with material flow engineering launch activities.
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering or closely related field, preference given to Industrial or Mechanical Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering preferred. 
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
  • Ability to speak, write and communicate effectively at all organizational levels.
  • Excellent cross-team collaboration, with ability to work effectively in a strong matrix environment.
  • Skilled with the following software: Delmia, AutoCAD, AutoMod, Access, Smartsheet, MS Office Suite including advanced Excel analytical functions.
  • Management experience in operations within the material logistics or manufacturing industry.
  • Established track record of managing engineering staff in automotive launch role.
  • Analytics and Problem solving.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Capability to act autonomously, make decisions and provide guidance.
  • Advanced supply chain management skills.
  • Successful automotive program launch.
  • Firm understanding of the theory and practice of engineering planning, design, construction.