Engineer, Body Closures

Lucid Motors Newark , CA 94560

Posted 2 weeks ago

This is where Big Things happen:

Working at Lucid means being part of a shared vision, where we work together to produce revolutionary ways to power the future. To do so, we're looking for a senior automotive Closures Systems Lead. If you're the kind of person who sees a problem, develops a solution, and engineers an improvement no one's asked for yet, then we want to talk with you!

You will be part of a team responsible for designing innovative and manufacturable closure systems. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates should have demonstrated the ability to learn quickly and work effectively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment and be excellent at multi-tasking.

You will:

  • Be responsible for the design of all major car closure systems including, doors, hood, trunk, windows, etc. Including, all mechanisms, sealing systems and hardware (hinges, latches, etc.)

  • Benchmark closure systems designs

  • Work closely with CAE teams interpreting and using analysis results to guide and evolve the design

  • Work with manufacturing to insure efficient buildable designs

  • Work efficiently within a multidisciplinary cooperative environment

  • Support prototype builds in a hands-on manner

  • Devise tests to prove out the design

You should have:

  • Expertise in vehicle closure systems design

  • Experience with NX or equivalent CAD systems

  • Solid track record of successful system level integration

  • Experience working with Class A surface data

  • Experience with castings, extrusion process, stampings and their advantages and limitations

  • Working knowledge of Aluminum and Magnesium structure joining techniques.

  • Proof of excellence in your past position, while demonstrating profound creativity in resolving mechanical design problems

  • Experience in full life cycle, from concept to prototype to full production

Bonus points:

  • Experience with composites

  • Experience with GD&T

  • Fabrication experience

  • 3D printing and/or CNC experience


  • BS in Mechanical Engineering
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