Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-06-12

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

Technical Specialist, Interior Trim

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 Technical Specialist in Interior Trim, Components and Systems. This position requires an experienced professional with a responsibility for the design and development of the Interior components of a world-class vehicle in terms of both styling and function. 

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 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 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. 

Role

  • Be a significant contributor to a world-class Interior Components and Systems engineering team
  • Create industry-leading Interior Components or Systems, with groundbreaking luxury, craftsmanship, performance, safety, ergonomics, and functionality
  • Contribute to the packaging, engineering, release, and launch of Interior Components and Systems in the Lucid portfolio
  • Work interactively within a cross-functional marketing, design, and vehicle engineering team, placing priority on the greater benefit of the vehicle above any one individual system
  • Collaborate with Interior trim suppliers to ensure technical excellence and on time delivery of Lucid Interior Components and Systems
  • Employ and develop effective tools and an innovative approach to supporting the development
  • Act as mentor and be a SME in Interiors
  • Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant engineering experience as a detail-oriented Interior Components and Systems development lead (for one or more: IP, Door trims, Consoles, Headliners, etc.)
  • Knowledge and understanding of automotive Interior Components and Systems industry benchmark, trends and supplier competencies
  • Experience and ability to create/improve/establish technical product specifications and timelines to achieve an accelerated development cycle towards SOP
  • Experienced in using CAD to create 2D/3D concept drawings, Interior Components and Systems, packaging layouts and DFM studies (CATIA V5/V6 preferred)
  • Vehicle and product launch experience
  • Advantageous

  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to achieve success in a fast-paced startup environment
  • One full program cycle experience from concept to production launch in automotive Interior Components and Systems
  • Profound knowledge of vehicle Interior Components and Systems and demonstrable track record of technical excellence and program execution
  • A solid knowledge of plastic parts design, structural performance, manufacturing technologies, craftsmanship, ergonomics, safety and homologation requirements
  • Strong competency in materials selection, plastic injection molding/DFM, and GD&T
  • A strong desire to create the very best product, working as an integral part of a very capable team
  • A practical hands-on approach to complement the theoretical
  • Exceptional technical abilities paired with excellent communication skills
  • Education

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Science or in a relevant discipline
  • MS is a plus