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Sr. Prototype Machinist, Vehicle Integration

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 20, 2023

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 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.

Lucid Motors is seeking a highly motivated Sr. Prototype Machinist, Vehicle Integration with an understanding of fundamental shop knowledge who can be mentored. This position will report to the Machine Shop Supervisor. The ideal candidate is extremely hands-on with solid experience in CNC and manual machining.

The Role:

* Work from solid models, technical drawings, engineering sketches, and other such documentation to produce a variety of prototype and production parts
* Analyze written specifications, drawings, rough sketches, and verbal instructions to determine operation sequences
* Work with tolerances of +/- .10 mm in most cases with less frequent requirements of +/-.01 mm
* Set up and operate manual mills and lathes with proficiency
* Finish, deburr and clean parts as required
* Verify part conformance using machinist's measuring instruments
* Maintain a tidy and safe work environment
* Develop and maintain supportive, professional relationships with technicians, designers and engineers


* 5+ years experience as a Machinist
* Some degree of proficiency with MasterCam, Fusion 360 or other CAM software, along with parametric programming-macros using G/M code
* Machine setup and operation including tool setup
* Ability to machine parts to specification working from CAD files, mechanical drawings and sketches
* Ability to read, understand, and create technical mechanical drawings, including orthographic projections, sectional views, part notes and dimensions and tolerances
* Skills in workpiece fixturing
* Understanding of milling, turning, single-point threading, knurling, broaching, grinding, cutting, etc. and detailed functional knowledge of most common machine shop tools and machines
* Familiarity with the setup of manual milling machines and lathes, including squaring vises, tramming heads, use of dividing head, rotary table
* Understanding of metrology, GD&T and the ability to use conventional machinist's measuring instruments
* Ability to perform calculations using geometry, trigonometry, algebra, and basic mathematics
* Strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines


* Completion of AA degree or equivalent is a plus
* Welding experience a plus


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 protocols

At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details.

Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and 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 , Sr. Prototype Machinist, Vehicle Integration, Other , Newark, California

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