Technical Writer, PT Advanced Manufacturing and Prototype Factory

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Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-09-12

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.

The Powertrain Operations Team is responsible for supporting advanced engineering development activities throughout the Powertrain organization, including prototype build and test of hardware for Lucid Motors’ next generation HV Battery, Drive Unit and Power Electronics programs at our headquarters in Newark, CA.

We are currently seeking a Technical Writer to own the process of creating, reviewing and implementing work instructions, procedures and any other business relevant documentation, for an array of different prototype manufacturing and / or business processes that span across the entire Powertrain organization.

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. 

The Role:

  • Work with cross-functional teams (e.g. DREs, build technicians, TPMs, managers, etc.) to create, review and implement relevant technical documentation, including prototype manufacturing related operational procedures and work instructions, and / or business process procedures, troubleshooting and training materials, etc.
  • Develop a deep understanding of current products and processes, and stay up to date on any future related iterations / changes, to enable you to create / keep accurate and up-to-date technical documentation
  • Assess and determine target audience for relevant technical documentation, and tailor relevant technical documentation content appropriately
  • Ensure technical accuracy and validation of content via Lucid internal tools / processes, depending on the type of validation the relevant technical documentation characteristics might call for
  • Secure proper technical documentation management, including, but not limited to, revision control, via Lucid internal tools / processes, as required
  • Plan, track and provide regular updates / reports to the appropriate stakeholders using internal collaborative tools / processes
  • Communicate efficiently and effectively across all levels within Lucid to provide support, as needed
  • Analyze and review relevant internal processes and technical documentation, and support process improvement efforts, as necessary, to eliminate redundancies, optimize process flow and increase efficiency

  • Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college – business, technical or related disciplines preferred
  • +2 years of technical writing experience
  • Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office SW Suite
  • Strong problem solving, quantitative and analytical abilities
  • Ability to manage, plan and develop multiple processes simultaneously
  • A systematic, detail-oriented mindset
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally to achieve the objective
  • A proactive, self-starter mindset with a high ability to adapt and passion to drive change in a complex environment
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment
  • Willingness to learn

  • Preferred:

  • Experience using Atlassian SW Suite / Smartsheet / Dozuki / Qualtrax / Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong visual communication skills, especially photography and graphic design
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