Technical Project Manager, Exterior Systems

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Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2023-01-24

Category: emobility

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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 skilled Technical Project Manager for the Exterior Trim and Lighting team. You will work with a team of talented engineers in support of the Exterior development efforts at Lucid. You will be managing multiple scheduling activities for simultaneous projects. You will leverage your expertise in managing automotive trim commodities, working closely with a lean team comprised of the best automotive engineers. Working with the Manager as well as cross functional teams such as Design, Craftsmanship, Supply-chain and the testing/vehicle safety departments. 
You will help to balance the utilization of all the engineers to work together to accomplish projects within budget constraints and delivery timing, at the same time, work closely in coordination, with other group Project Managers.

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.)

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. 


  • Create and maintain detailed Gantt charts of multiple design projects
  • Track progress and encourage team work to hit each milestone on time
  • Interface with test department and Exterior Trim and Lighting suppliers to keep the validation program on-time for start of vehicle production along with BOM management
  • Utilize Jira to communicate engineering tasks and progress
  • Utilize Confluence to publish critical information 
  • Provide regular progress updates to management and the executive staff
  • Lead design release and engineering change requests through Lucid ECR system
  • Provide technical guidance to solve engineering challenges with mechanical systems
  • Pro-actively work with other teams and partners to solve launch challenges and maintain positive relationships between stakeholders.
  • Occasional trips to the manufacturing plant in Arizona to support build activities
  • Present to Executive staff when required
  • Qualifications

  • 5+ years of work experience
  • Basic Knowledge and experience with CAD programs
  • Experience with Atlassian Jira, and Confluence or similar
  • Proven experience and knowledge of Exterior or Interior trim systems
  • Advantageous

  • PMP certification preferred
  • CATIA experience is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong Analytical and quantitative skills with ability to draw decisions using data and metrics
  • Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in a engineering or related field, or equivalent experience
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