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Technician, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

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 seeking a Technician for the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME) team to provide laboratory support to our engineers in various projects. AME’s focus is to utilize advanced metal forming, coating, and joining technologies to create lightweight and extremely safe body structures. The candidate must exhibit professionalism and approaches his or her work with enthusiasm and clear communication. Candidates should have demonstrated the ability to learn quickly and work effectively in fast-paced environments. 

 

The Role:

  • Collaborate with AME Engineers to order, install, operate, and maintain various pieces of test equipment and machinery. 
  • Proactively track laboratory inventory, order consumables, calibrate equipment, and ship/receive test specimen. 
  • Develop organizational system(s) to ensure that all equipment is always 100% in calibration and working order. 
  • Improve the capability of the AME laboratory by suggesting and implementing new, state-of-the-art tools/techniques/equipment to upgrade our internal testing capacity. 
  • Assist AME Engineers and/or interns with their test programs, as needed. 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of automotive (or related) technician experience  
  • A “can-do” attitude and ability to regularly lift more than 50 lbs, if needed. 
  • Detail oriented personality with strong documentation and reporting skills including Microsoft office and Jira/Confluence. 
  • Experience with oven and furnace heat treatment, mechanical testing (tensile, compressive, 3-point and 4-point flexural testing), salt spray test chamber, metallurgical saws/polishers, self-pierce riveting, and flow form screwing. 
  • Knowledge of power tools, pneumatic equipment, and machine shop tools: band saws, grinders, mill and lathe, shear press. 
  • Awareness of electrical hazards, including precautionary measures around high voltage equipment and rotating machinery. 

Preferred:

  • Experience with electric vehicles and/or automotive products a plus. 
  • Experience cross sectioning, mounting, polishing, and inspecting metallurgical samples via inverted microscope. 
  • Experience preparing and testing structural adhesive bonded joints  
  • Great communication skills for relaying data (both verbal and written). 
  • Impeccable organization and clean work environment habits. 

Education:

  • High School Diploma 
  • ASE certification a bonus 
  • Other technical or vocational schools or certification with automotive focus a bonus
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 , Technician, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Other , Castro Valley, California

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