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Technical Specialist, Closures Structures

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 a Technical Specialist, Closures Structures. This position requires an experienced professional with design and development of automotive Closures Structural parts and assemblies. 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:

  • Responsible for the design and development of automotive Closures Structural parts and assemblies such as Hoods, Front and Rear Side Doors, Decklids and Tail Gates with a preference on aluminum or composite designs with knowledge of hinges and kinematic requirements
  • Design with excellence at system and component level with great attention to every detail creating optimized for performance, size, weight, durability, and cost
  • Ability to create testing plan to prove out design concepts
  • Work closely with both internal teams and external suppliers using creativity and teamwork to integrate multiple systems in the most efficient way possible
  • Work closely with other stake owners and attribute owners across the company such as Vehicle Safety, Vehicle Dynamics, NVH, Durability, Manufacturing, etc. to create world class design
  • Perform benchmarking activities to understand competitiveness of designs
  • Coordinate virtual engineering and physical validation testing activities for your designs
  • Determine required tolerances using GD&T
  • Travel domestically and internationally as requiredQualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent from ABET accredited institution or equivalent closures automotive experience
    • 5+ years of expertise in automotive Closures systems and sub-systems at OEM or supplier desired; Engineer: College graduate and above
    • Solid track record of successful system level integration
    • Experience working with Class A surface data
    • Proven 3D CAD skills, proficient with CATIA V5/V6 or similar software (desired to do it)
    • Hands-on practical experience in prototype assembly and production assembly with the willingness to assemble your own parts
    • Experience in technology, system, and supplier selection
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial
    • Detail oriented personality with a determined problem-solving attitude using an Engineering first principles approach
    • Design release engineering experience including engineering change management and project management experiences
    • A strong understanding of various analysis tools such as ANSYS, OptiStruct, MatLab, ADAMS, etc.
    • Proof of excellence in your past position, while demonstrating profound creativity in resolving mechanical design problems
    • Experience in full life cycle development from concept to prototype to full production
    • Knowledge of manufacturing processes applicable for Structures such as stampings, extrusions, joining, etc.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 , Technical Specialist, Closures Structures, IT / Software / Systems , Newark, California

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