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Mechanical Engineer, Fasteners, High Voltage Battery

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Castro Valley
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

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 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.
 
Notice regarding COVID-19 Vaccination for positions located in Newark, California
At Lucid (the “Company”), 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 Lucid Employees whose employment is based in Newark, current and future, must be fully vaccinated and provide proof thereof as a condition of continued or future employment with the Company.
 
Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and passionate engineer with a love of fasteners.

Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. All 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.

Responsibilities

  • Owns joint development, implementation, and sustainment for all High Voltage products.
  • Create and maintain 3D standard parts & 2D drawings in Catia, then drive them through the engineering release process.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with Design, Manufacturing, Quality and Service teams to develop robust joint solutions.
  • Design custom fastening solutions where necessary
  • Continuously improve current products
  • Write and lead development and validation test plans for all HV fasteners
  • Diligently follow industry standards where applicable
  • Drive communication with external vendors to ensure requirements are met

Requirements

  • Two years experience working with fasteners and joints
  • Demonstrate sound understanding of material compatibility and the physics of joint loads
  • Experience defining custom torque profiles from first principles
  • Can demonstrate critical thinking and reach conclusions based on data
  • Excellent 3D CAD skills in at least one professional CAD package
  • Solid understanding of GD&T standards
  • Solid understanding of material selection and DFM principles
  • Solid understanding of various manufacturing processes
  • History of working independently with limited oversight
  • Ability to mitigate unforeseen problems creatively and effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred

  • Competency in Catia (V5 or V6)
  • Five years’ experience working in the Automotive Industry
  • Experience with High Voltage Systems preferred
  • The ability to show and explain extra-curricular activities that demonstrate initiative and a genuine passion in a similar or related field. This could be a conversation piece or a more formal portfolio of work

Education

  • BS in Mechanical and/or Materials Engineering, Master's Preferred
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At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.  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. 

Keywords: Lucid Motors, Castro Valley , Mechanical Engineer, Fasteners, High Voltage Battery, Other , Castro Valley, California

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