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Technical Specialist, Advanced Motor Technology

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 19, 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 in our Advanced Motor Technology group. 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:

  • Lead or support development of electromagnetic design of electric traction motors. Derive key specifications of electromagnetic performance, efficiency, and other attributes.
  • Research and develop new innovative motor design concepts for future products. Identify and drive opportunities to apply new technologies and improve product attributes.
  • Analyze 2D/3D electromagnetic motor phenomena using ANSYS tools and in-house developed tools.
  • Develop optimization strategies suitable for electromagnetic design analysis to ensure the optimal delivery of the required performance attributes.
  • Help with motor R&D projects involving multiphysics analysis of the mechanical structure and thermal performance of Lucid motors.
  • Work efficiently within a multidisciplinary cooperative and innovative environment, including directly cooperating with control software, physical test and power electronics teams
  • Coordinate and support dynamometer tests and validation activity of motors
  • Improve and refine motor models
  • Provide competitive analysis of traction motor designs
    Qualifications:
    • Deep understanding of the physics and fundamental of electric machines.
    • A proven track record of technical excellence in electromagnetics.
    • A strong desire to create state-of-the-art engineering products as an integral part of a very capable team.
    • A flair for creative engineering and problem solving.
    • A capability to define appropriate targets, using a range of strategies.
    • Experience of resolving issues through appropriate analysis and design modification
    • A good understanding of the range of computational tools available
    • Strong experience in scripting simulation workflows with varying availability of documentation.
    • 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.
    • 3 to 5 years of experience with electromagnetic design, controls, testing, product development of electric motors in automotive, aviation, aerospace, or similar industry
      Preferred:
      • Additional fields of experience (electromagnetics, structural statics/dynamics, material science).
      • Experience of electric vehicle motor design.
      • Experience of thermal and mechanical analysis.
      • Experience with motor control and power electronics.
      • Experience of optimization methods and software.
      • Experience of the use of the ANSYS tool suite.
      • Experience of CAD (and preferably CATIA).
      • Experience with MATLAB and Python.
      • Some knowledge of scripting for simulation process automation.
        Education:
        • BS (and preferably MS or PhD) in an electrical engineering discipline.
          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, Advanced Motor Technology, Other , Newark, California

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