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NVH Test Engineer

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 to add an NVH Test engineer with multi-system test and development experience to our staff. Candidates are expected to be experienced in several areas of vehicle NVH such as road noise, wind noise, powertrain NVH and vehicle sub-systems such as HVAC ancillaries, and acoustic package optimization, with a focus in the area of diagnosing and correcting noise and vibration issues stemming from any one of these systems. They are also expected to be strong self-starters, team collaborators, excellent problem solvers, and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

The Role:

  • Work with members of NVH team to set targets and establish test and analysis methodologies, both at the component level and the vehicle level. 
  • Work on multiple smaller projects with other NVH team members as the need for problem solving on the hardware requires
  • Work with other engineering teams (e.g., Chassis, Body, Exteriors, Interiors) to review targets and guide design changes to benefit NVH performance. Must have ability to influence design based on engineering principle.
  • Work with members of the team to create test plans to maximize knowledge with tight timelines and less resources than found at traditional OEMs.
  • Perform testing to asses and, if necessary, improve NVH performance, both at the vehicle and component level.
  • Deliver world-class NVH performance while balancing aggressive cost and mass targets.


  • Excellent communicator, collaborator, team player, and problem solver. 
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, thrive, and chart your own path in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of NVH principles. No exceptions.
  • Previous experience taking a vehicle from concept to production.
  • Familiarity with airborne noise test and evaluation methodologies, e.g., leakage testing, transfer path analysis, absorption coefficient and sound transmission loss testing, etc. 
  • Familiarity with specifying, testing and validating interior trim for NVH performance, both at the component level and the vehicle level. Knowledge of soft trim material property testing a plus.
  • Proficiency with standard NVH tools such as accelerometers, microphones, modal hammers, etc. Familiarity with LMS Test.Lab a plus.
  • MS in Engineering with 6-8 years experience or PhD in Engineering with 3-5 years experience preferred.
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 , NVH Test Engineer, Other , Newark, California

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