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Thermal Analyst, Advanced Motor Technology

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 23, 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 a Thermal Analyst. This position requires a talented engineer with passion and experience to solve thermal design issues in a cross functional manner. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches their 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.Role:

  • Build and calibrate lumped parameter thermal models using a combination of analysis and experiment
  • Maximize dynamic performance of the motor to protect against thermal failure modes
  • Contribute to online motor thermal state estimation and protection in motor control software
  • Design experiments to characterize and validate thermal estimation software to ensure product delivery
  • Collaborate with analysts (CFD, mechanical) to incorporate required inputs for developing motor thermal models
  • Create and maintain excellent documentation of specifications and test results on motor thermal behavior
  • Support in-field track tests for motor thermal attributes as well as support overall product validation effort on issues relating to motor thermalsQualifications:
    • Well versed in simulation modeling environment such as Matlab/Simulink
    • Strong fundamentals in heat transfer, thermodynamics, heat generation mechanisms in motor, testing, and validation
    • A strong desire to create state-of-the-art engineering products as an integral part of a very capable team.
    • Knowledge in various cooling technologies pertaining to drive units
    • CAD modeling experience
    • Aptitude to quickly learn technical concepts/tools
    • Strong experience in scripting simulation workflows with varying availability of documentation.
    • Excellent communication skills in both technical and non-technical environments.
      Preferred:
      • Additional fields of experience (electromagnetics, structural statics/dynamics, material science).
      • Experience of thermal and mechanical analysis.
      • Experience with motor control.
      • Experience of optimization methods and software.
      • Experience of CAD (and preferably CATIA).
      • Some knowledge of scripting for simulation process automation.
        Education:
        • BS (and preferably MS or PhD) in an electrical engineering discipline.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 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.

Keywords: Lucid Motors, Newark , Thermal Analyst, Advanced Motor Technology, IT / Software / Systems , Newark, California

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