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Senior Program Manager, Vehicle

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobilityAt 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.
We are currently seeking an individual contributor who demonstrates leadership capabilities for our Vehicle Program Management Organization. This position requires an experienced professional with a strong technical background and excellent communication skills who is comfortable communicating complex issues at all levels of the organization. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly, and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment. The Role:
The successful candidate is a fearless leader of large cross-functional teams with the ability to structure complex programs, drive execution on schedule, and responsible for clear communication of status and issues at all levels.The Role:

  • Responsible for program management of the Lucid Air program throughout its lifecycle, creating an environment of innovation and product excellence
  • Create and maintain the cycle plan for your products
  • Responsible for the overall timing for your products - critical path, milestones, key dependencies,
  • and summary
  • Drive the vehicle/product development process in conjunction with the relevant leadership and functions (design, hardware, software, supply chain, prototype build, NPI, production manufacturing, marketing/sales, etc.)
  • Interface with Marketing and Sales to define the vehicle features and requirements as a function of trim level and related production start dates as influenced by the product plan (market requirements) and relevant constraints (product requirements)
  • Responsible for ensuring accurate and complete capture of performance and other product goals, appropriate requirements decomposition, architecture definition, test plan definition, and successful test and validation to the requirements both functional and non-functional
  • Ensure that products homologation and relevant certifications as required by law and supported by the appropriate business areas
  • Ensure readiness for mass production and service phases of the lifecycle
  • Coordinate closely with sales and marketing to ensure a successful market launch
  • Responsible for key vehicle financial and budgetary activities including the costed bill of materials, the program prototype budget, PMO budgets (headcount, expense, etc.)
  • Responsible for program performance measurements, reporting, quality, resource allocation, risk management
  • Aggressively and proactively manage risk across your programQualifications:
    • 7+ years of experience in automotive industry product development and delivery (Excluding Industrial, Commercial, Motorcycle, or Recreational Vehicles)
    • 2+ years of experience program managing high dollar value products/product development
    • Experience as an engineer in automotive, aerospace, or other relevant product areas
    • Experience taking multiple products to market as a program manager or other relevant leader with direct experience
    • Experience with NPI, product launch, and post-sales support
    • Strong technical aptitude necessary to drive development of a high technology product
    • Experience working closely with all functions of an enterprise (Finance, Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Industrial Design, etc) to manage the product development life cycle
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills at all levels of the enterprise
    • Best-in-class cross-functional interaction skills and a history of driving teams to perform to highly demanding schedules/challenges
    • Ability to coordinate the actions of a large multifaceted organization. A deep understanding of the multiple phases of a large program, how to measure performance in those stages, communicating those to Leadership and staff at large
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical engineering, or related field) from an accredited university
    • Ability to travel as neededAdvantageous:
      • Master's degree in a technical field or business administrationAt 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 vaccination requirement as a condition of gainful employment within the United StatesAt Lucid, 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 new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States, must provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses) based on the manufacturer's guidelines on their first day of employment.Individuals seeking a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement 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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