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Lead Vehicle Package Engineer

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: September 4, 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 Lead Vehicle Package Engineer you will be the main packaging point of contact in Vehicle Engineering, where multiple competing interests exist.  Using expertise that spans the full breath of mechanical disciplines, you will drive optimal resolution of mechanical packaging issues from overall concept development through production. 

The Role:

  • Lead the development and delivery of full vehicle architecture from a blank page through production
  • Perform mechanical design and packaging of vehicle components to meet system and vehicle requirements while optimizing for efficiency, cost, weight, ergonomics, manufacturability and serviceability
  • Lead team(s) in solving highly complex packaging problems
  • Develop vehicle architecture layout for multiple products and variants on same platform
  • Lead execution of virtual builds in preparation for physical prototype builds
  • Collaborate with engineers and studio to support hardware fabrication, interface with suppliers and machine shops for delivery of mechanical hardware
  • Support CAD studies for vehicle variants and platform studies
  • Support BOM and Change Control processes, including weight management
  • Support the release process with engineering and PLM
  • Support vehicle programs through the entire life cycle including; design, prototype builds, vehicle test, and production

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 8+ years of automotive OEM industry experience
  • Extensive knowledge of full automotive Interior, Exterior, Cabin and Underhood packaging preferred
  • Proven 3D CAD skills, proficient with CATIA V5/V6 or similar software
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process with respect to general assembly
  • Conversant with current and forthcoming vehicle architectures and system technologies
  • Experience with Product Lifecycle Management tools
  • Passion for electric vehicles and energy efficiency
  • Proven problem solving and communication skills, excellent numeracy and spatial awareness
  • Desire a candidate who is assertive, self-motivated and can work with minimal direction
  • Assembly plant launch experience preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of Ergonomics in the automotive design process
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, Redwood City , Lead Vehicle Package Engineer, Other , Redwood City, California

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