Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer, Battery Structures

Number of employees

4800

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2023-10-26

Category: emobility

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Senior

Salary

Salary not provided

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 looking for a highly motivated Sr. Mechanical Engineer with extensive structural design experience for our Battery Pack Engineering Team. If you’re the kind of person who sees a problem, develops a solution, and engineers an improvement no one’s asked for yet, then we want to talk with you! 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 adapt quickly within a fast-paced environment, and to always strive for perfection in product design.

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

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.)

Lucid maintains your privacy according to its Candidate Privacy Notice. If you are a California resident, please refer to our California Candidate Privacy Notice.

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.
 
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

  • Take responsibility for system level designs, from concept through production launch and ramp
  • Optimize mechanical designs for size, weight, durability, and cost
  • 3D design and GD&T drawings of complex parts and assemblies
  • Integrate mechanical designs with high voltage electrical systems in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Be able to demonstrate technical excellence and apply first-principle engineering to new applications
  • Designing and owning basic testing to verify the system functions 
  • Strong interactions with suppliers for DFM
  • Travel to support production start and ramp
  • Qualifications

  • Previous ownership of complex parts that have shipped in volume
  • 3+ years of professional structural design release experience
  • Strong materials knowledge. Good understanding of various material/grades and their tradeoffs, as well as coatings
  • Strong CAD experience, proficient with CATIA or similar software
  • Demonstrate previous cross-functional collaboration to solve problems
  • A desire to work hard and push boundaries
  • Strong mechanical engineering fundamentals
  • Well-developed team working and interpersonal skills
  • Preferred

  • Background in HV battery structures design
  • Experience in designing to meet ingress protection requirements
  • Education

  • 5 +years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience
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