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Technical Testing Manager - HV Mechanical 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.

As the Technical Testing Manager of the High Voltage Mechanical Engineering team at Lucid Motors you will lead the efforts for internal and external testing to be performed on all structures, systems, components, and subcomponents as part of the product development process. The High Voltage Mechanical team is responsible for the design, validation and integration of the HV battery, Inverter, Wunderbox, and other high voltage systems components. As part of your role as a Technical Testing Manager, you will coordinate and lead the team to ensure these systems meet the Lucid Motors’ safety and durability standards when subject to electrical, mechanical, thermal, and other environmental stresses.

Responsibilities

  • Drive the creation and completion of DVP&Rs as part of the product development cycle while meeting product release timelines.
  • Work cross-functionally with other teams to capture all testing needs.
  • Effectively assign projects and responsibilities to team members to ensure timely execution.
  • Provide direction and technical guidance to the testing team (up to 10 people) while instituting effective testing strategies to ensure timely delivery of results.
  • Grow the testing team to meet company goals and objectives.
  • Develop strategic and effective testing timelines for new product launches.
  • Drive further development of the testing facility by taking the lead in the specification, and justification of new testing equipment where needed.

Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of automotive or similar testing experience. High Voltage systems (HV and LV automotive components) is preferred.
  • The candidate must demonstrate extensive knowledge of electrical and mechanical theory.
  • A proven history of leadership experience in a startup environment is advantageous.
  • Ability to mitigate unforeseen problems creatively and effectively.
  • Experience with EE and environmental lab equipment is a plus.
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 , Technical Testing Manager - HV Mechanical Engineering, Other , Castro Valley, California

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