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Mechanical Engineer, Motor-Gearbox Design

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 a Mechanical Engineer on the Motor-Gearbox Engineering team, you will help design, develop and improve current and future generations of EV mechanical propulsion systems and components for Lucid vehicles, motorsports programs and other applications. Your responsibilities will be a combination of engineering problem solving, design ownership and cross-functional collaboration. You will work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with talented and passionate colleagues who share your enthusiasm for technical excellence and innovation.

The Role:

  • Help design and develop the next generation of EV mechanical propulsion systems, subsystems, and components, including motors, geartrains, castings, lubrication systems and other structural, thermal, and rotational components.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Test, Manufacturing, Quality, Software, Supply Chain, Vehicle Attributes, and other teams to solve challenges and achieve breakthroughs that will take Lucid’s powertrain technologies and products to the next level.
  • Travel domestically and internationally as required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Outstanding technical problem-solving abilities based in a strong grasp of engineering fundamentals
  • Demonstrated understanding of design for relevant manufacturing processes
  • Strong CAD skills - preferably CATIA V6/3DX
  • Demonstrated understanding of GD&T
  • Disciplined organization and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive mindset and strong work ethic
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Collaborative, team player personality

Preferred:

  • Automotive powertrain experience - especially transmission and EV powertrain systems
  • Hands-on mechanical fabrication, prototyping and/or test experience
  • Previous direct involvement in product launch or manufacturing support for mass production
  • Experience with DFMEA, 8D, DOE, Six Sigma, or other structured problem-solving methodologies

Education:

  • BS, minimum (MS, preferred) in mechanical engineering or a related field
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, Motor-Gearbox Design, Other , Castro Valley, California

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