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Mechanical Engineer, Motor-Gearbox Design

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Union City
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

Leading the future of luxury mobility

Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry.

As a Mechanical Engineer on the Motor-Gearbox Engineering team, you will help design, develop and improve current and future generations of EV mechanical propulsion systems and components for Lucid vehicles, motorsports programs and other applications. Your responsibilities will be a combination of engineering problem solving, design ownership and cross-functional collaboration. You will work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with talented and passionate colleagues who share your enthusiasm for technical excellence and innovation.

The Role:

  • Help design and develop the next generation of EV mechanical propulsion systems, subsystems, and components, including motors, geartrains, castings, lubrication systems and other structural, thermal, and rotational components.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Test, Manufacturing, Quality, Software, Supply Chain, Vehicle Attributes, and other teams to solve challenges and achieve breakthroughs that will take Lucid’s powertrain technologies and products to the next level.
  • Travel domestically and internationally as required


  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Outstanding technical problem-solving abilities based in a strong grasp of engineering fundamentals
  • Demonstrated understanding of design for relevant manufacturing processes
  • Strong CAD skills - preferably CATIA V6/3DX
  • Demonstrated understanding of GD&T
  • Disciplined organization and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive mindset and strong work ethic
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Collaborative, team player personality


  • Automotive powertrain experience - especially transmission and EV powertrain systems
  • Hands-on mechanical fabrication, prototyping and/or test experience
  • Previous direct involvement in product launch or manufacturing support for mass production
  • Experience with DFMEA, 8D, DOE, Six Sigma, or other structured problem-solving methodologies


  • BS, minimum (MS, preferred) in mechanical engineering or a related field
Be part of something amazing

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.

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, Union City , Mechanical Engineer, Motor-Gearbox Design, Other , Union City, California

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