Lucid Motors

Casa Grande, AZ, United States

Posted on: 2022-05-11

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer, Stamping (Controls & Automation)

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 Stamping Manufacturing Engineer, Controls & Automation. The Controls & Automation Engineer will manage technical aspects of our stamping processes to ensure efficient and reliable production to deliver world class products on time and cost effectively. This specifically includes the Feasibility, DFM, Construction, Tryout & Home line. 
He or she will support cross-functional teams during the development and industrialization phases and drive sound business decisions throughout the product life cycle.

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:

  • Be an expert in Controls & Automation for Stamping championing and supporting Lucid Engineering / Manufacturing Group’s specific needs and requirements for Controls & Automation
  • Supports design specifications for RFQ’s.
  • Approve equipment and control designs in accordance to Lucid and local regulations and manages suppliers performance to build schedule for Automation and Controls 
  • Interact and direct vendors to provide equipment and tooling to our standards and performance expectations.
  • Prepare suitable training documentation to enable experience passed on to production team.
  • Ability to troubleshoot through root cause analysis and provide technical support for daily plant operations.
  • Launch equipment and tooling to production floor and support on-going production throughout program cycle.
  • Develop and maintain process documentation and assist with quality documentation.
  • Project coordination, champions and supports Lucid Engineering / Manufacturing Group’s specific needs and requirements regarding the scope, specifications & best practice procedures. 
  • Take ownership of the technical management of the products. Address Lucid technical questions and follow up to ensure all action items are completed.
  • Manage internal Lucid Customers, assesses needs regarding priorities, deadlines, and quantities, driving suppliers for on time deliverables.
  • Track and manage equipment trials for SOP
  • Train Production Associates and Engineering Technicians on techniques and processes.
  • Assist with new product launches, i.e. equipment, dies, tooling and auxiliary equipment.
  • Work closely with multiple departments to improve manufacturing processes.
  • Travel 25-50% to visit suppliers (US and International).
  • You Bring:

  • BS degree, Mechanical Engineering preferred, apprenticeship with 10+ years experience 
  • 8-10 years of Program Management / Engineering experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment is needed.
  • Proficient with PLC & Drive Programming with Siemens TIA Portal & Beckoff
  • Tandem, progressive, blanking, and transfer stamping.
  • Extensive aluminum Class A, BIW and Closures experience with Tandem, progressive, blanking, and Hot Forming. 
  • Experience foreign suppliers
  • Must have the ability to travel internationally.
  • Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills.
  • Working knowledge of current manufacturing techniques – Equipment, tooling, metal stamping, assembly and testing.
  • Working knowledge of production and quality control procedures used in a manufacturing environment.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective skill in establishing and maintaining working relationships with a wide range of individuals from varying economic, social, and educational backgrounds in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong time management and analysis skills
  • Must be capable of working with peers, subordinates, supervisors, and management on a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to remain current with state of the art technologies and practices related to the metal stamping process as well as develop innovative solutions when necessary.
  • Able to use MS Office- Excel, Project, Word