Validation Engineer, Wire Harness

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Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2023-11-06

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 highly skilled and detail-oriented Validation Engineer specialized in Wire Harness for the automotive industry. As a Validation Engineer - Wire Harness, you will be responsible for ensuring the reliability, safety, and performance of wire harness systems that are integral to our vehicles. You will work in a dynamic team, overseeing the validation and testing of wire harness designs to meet stringent automotive industry standards. 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.

The Role: 

•Validation Planning: Develop comprehensive validation plans for wire harness systems, outlining the test procedures, equipment, and resources required.
•Test Execution: Conduct various validation tests on wire harnesses, including functionality, durability, thermal, and environmental tests. Ensure that the wire harnesses meet or exceed performance and safety criteria.
•Electrical Testing: Perform electrical testing, such as continuity testing, insulation resistance, and signal integrity analysis, to verify the electrical integrity of the wire harnesses.
•EMC Testing: Execute electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) tests to ensure that the wire harnesses do not interfere with or are susceptible to interference from other electronic systems in the vehicle.
•Environmental Testing: Subject wire harnesses to environmental stressors, such as temperature, humidity, vibration, and chemical exposure, to assess their performance under real-world conditions.
•Safety Compliance: Ensure that wire harness designs comply with safety standards and regulations, including those related to crash safety and fire resistance.
•Data Analysis: Collect and analyze test data, generate reports, and provide recommendations for improvements or modifications to wire harness designs.
•Root Cause Analysis: Investigate and troubleshoot any issues or failures that occur during testing, identifying root causes and proposing corrective actions.
•Documentation: Maintain accurate records of all validation tests, test results, and related documentation.
•Supplier Collaboration: Collaborate with wire harness suppliers to ensure that their components meet the required validation criteria.
•Continuous Improvement: Stay up to date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in wire harness validation. Propose and implement process improvements.


•Proven experience as a Validation Engineer, with specific experience in wire harness validation within the automotive industry.
•Knowledge of automotive industry standards and regulations, such as ISO 26262, ISO 16750, and applicable safety standards.
•Proficiency in validation testing equipment and tools.
•Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
•Detail-oriented and capable of accurately documenting and reporting test results.
•Effective communication and teamwork skills.

Education Requirements:

•Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, or a related field. A Master's degree is a plus.

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) - $104,000-$143,000

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. 

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