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Manager, Interior Trim

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 an Engineering Manager to work within our Interior Trim team.  

This position requires an experienced professional with a responsibility for managing the design and development of the Interior Trim systems of a world-class vehicle in terms of performance, reliability and Craftsmanship.  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.


  • Having proven leadership experience you will help to Build, lead, and mentor a world-class Interior Trim engineering team.
  • Equally comfortable creating concept to supporting parts into production to create industry-leading Premium Interior Hard and Soft Trim.  
  • Working closely with Design Studio and collaboratively with cross functional teams to implement the best in class Interiors.
  • Collaborate with Tier 1 and directed suppliers to ensure technical excellence and on time delivery.
  • Working with the Project team to ensure on time delivery and cost targets are met
  • Reporting to Director of Body Engineering and required to present to Executive team


  • Experience leading a team of multi-discipline engineers demonstrating the ability to be detail oriented.
  • Full program cycle experiences from concept to production launch in Interior Trim development
  • Experience creating/improving/establishing technical product specifications and timelines to achieve an accelerated development cycle towards SOP
  • Experienced in using CAD to review drawings, packaging layouts, and DFM studies with the ability to create simple sections and CAD forms.
  • Vehicle and product launch experience.     
  • Experience in the design and development of Hard and Soft Trim, with a good understanding of materials, Injection molding/Thermo-forming/Vacuum forming/Plastic casting/Decorative processes and light weighting strategies.
  • Knowledgeable of Interior regulations and requirements for worldwide markets with good experience with safety requirements including Head Impact and Airbag considerations
  • Knowledge of DFMEA, GD&T, DVP Creation 


  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to achieve success in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Design experience operating with CATIA V6 3DExperience
  • Master's degree in Science in relevant discipline
  • Exceptional technical abilities paired with excellent communication skills


  • Bachelor's degree in Science in relevant discipline.

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 , Manager, Interior Trim, Other , Newark, California

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