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Testing Manager Efficiency & Range

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Newark
Posted on: September 13, 2021

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 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.
Notice regarding COVID-19 Vaccination for positions located in Newark, California
At Lucid (the “Company”), 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 Lucid Employees whose employment is based in Newark, current and future, must be fully vaccinated and provide proof thereof as a condition of continued or future employment with the Company.
Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

We are currently seeking a Testing Manager for the Systems & Efficiency team. This position requires a talented individual with passion for and experience with electric vehicles in a practical, multidisciplinary environment. 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.

The Role:

  • Manage chassis dynamometer operation.
  • Plan and manage vehicle level dynamic test activities.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and functional teams to create test plans.
  • Manage a team of test engineers responsible for range testing.
  • Collaborate with homologation team to understand the requirements program plans and coordinate testing.
  • Work efficiently within a multidisciplinary cooperative and innovative environment, including directly cooperating with hardware, software, and testing teams.
  • Develop, publish and maintain a summary version of the testing master schedule to communicate the timing plan across the enterprise, with executives and board of directors.


  • At least 5 years of experience with vehicle dynamometer testing, or at least 3 years with electric vehicle testing.
  • A proven track record of managing engineers.
  • Experience in battery powered electric vehicles and powertrains.
  • A capability to define appropriate targets using a range of strategies.
  • Experience in debugging and resolving hardware and software issues.
  • Working knowledge of vehicle communication network systems (CAN, LIN, Ethernet, etc.)
  • Understanding of measurement equipment maintenance and calibration, upgrades and improvements (mechanical, electrical or software-based) required to optimize efficiency and performance.
  • Ability to instrument a vehicle and operate data acquisition systems such as CANalyzer or SoMAT eDAQ for data collection.
  • Ability to interpret regulations and test procedures in collaboration with homologation team.
  • Experience with Dynamometer related hardware and software from companies such as AVL, Horiba, DSD is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills in both technical and non-technical environments.
  • A strong desire to create the very best product, working as an integral part of a very capable team.
  • BS (and preferably MS or PhD) in an engineering discipline


  • Additional fields of experience (thermal, electrical, structural statics/dynamics, material science).
  • Project managing experience.
  • Experience of electric vehicle drive units.
  • Experience in lithium-ion battery.
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. 

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