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Associate Engineer, Chassis Architecture

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 10, 2023

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 no 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.

As a new graduate entering into Design and Release Engineering for Chassis Architecture, you will learn about and create the components that control lateral, longitudinal and vertical control of world leading electric vehicles. You will engage with attribute groups and other system owners to make a premier steering, suspension and braking system from concept to production.


  • Design and develop in suspension, steering and braking systems to meet system and vehicle requirements while optimizing for efficiency, cost, weight, ergonomics, manufacturability and serviceability
  • Demonstrate ability to handle multiple competing work assignments from engineering, studio, and manufacturing
  • Support CAD studies for vehicle variants and platform studies
  • Support engineering release processes
  • Support vehicle programs through the entire life cycle including; design, prototype builds, vehicle test, and production Qualifications
    • 2+ years of Chassis experience with an automotive OEM or supplier
    • Knowledge of suspension architectures and system technologies
    • Basic 3D CAD skills in CATIA V5/V6 or similar software
    • Knowledge of vehicle dynamics principles
    • Knowledge of NVH principles > Advantageous
      • Vehicle integration and package experience
      • Working knowledge of vehicle suspension and vehicle dynamics preferred
      • Experience driving vehicle level attributes
      • Experience with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools
      • Passion for engineering and problem solving
      • Motivation, flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment with tight timing constraints
      • 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 > Education
        • BS or MS Degree in Mechanical Engineering

          Salary Range: The compensation range for this position is specific to the locations listed below and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including job-related knowledge; skillset; experience, education and training; certifications; and other relevant business and organizational factors.

          --- California (Bay Area) - $88,000-121,000

          Additional Compensation and Benefits: Lucid offers a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, and 401k. The successful candidate may also be eligible to participate in Lucid's equity program and/or a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing such programs. (Cash or equity incentive awards, if any, will depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and company performance.)

          Lucid maintains your privacy according to its Candidate Privacy Notice. If you are a California resident, please refer to our California Candidate Privacy Notice.

          At Lucid, we don't just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. 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.

          Notice regarding COVID-19 protocols

          At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details.

          Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.

          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.

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