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Mechanical Engineer, Powertrain Advanced Manufacturing - Drive Unit

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Leading the future of luxury mobility

Lucid's mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry.

We are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer, Powertrain Advanced Manufacturing - Drive Unit. 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:

  • Accelerate the prototyping and production of Lucid Motors next-generation E-motor
  • Create tooling and fixture designs, generate 3D models and drawing packages
  • Investigate solutions to manufacturing equipment design and process improvement
  • Drive feedback to Design and Manufacturing Engineering teams in order to catalyze improvements in product, process & equipment.
  • Cultivate a synchronized relationship with cross-functional stakeholders including Design Engineering, Manufacturing, Facilities, Test, Quality and Supply Chain
  • Collaborate with facilities contractors to ensure successful and timely installation of equipment
  • Define and implement inspection metrics, constantly striving for higher quality
  • Rapidly develop and optimize process documentation
  • Help recruit, train and lead prototype build technicians
  • Provide engineering support to other powertrain and vehicle areas as needed
  • Assist with factory commissioning and product launch for Lucid's factory in Casa Grande, AZ


  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Outstanding technical problem solving abilities based in a strong grasp of engineering fundamentals
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical design, fabrication and manufacturing
  • Excellent organization and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive mindset and strong work ethic
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment


  • NPI and product launch
  • Lean Manufacturing and DOE
  • Hands-on mechanical fabrication and prototyping
  • Quality systems
  • Manufacturing Test Development (NI LabVIEW, etc.)
  • Design Validation Testing
  • EV Powertrain systems
  • CAD skills (CATIA V6 preferred)


  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or related field

Be part of something amazing

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.

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, Newark , Mechanical Engineer, Powertrain Advanced Manufacturing - Drive Unit, Other , Newark, California

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