Head of Powertrain Engineering
Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Union City
Posted on: September 13, 2021
Leading the future in luxury electric and
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
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Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be
We are currently seeking a highly regarded senior leader.
The Head of Powertrain Engineering will focus and be
responsible for research, technical leadership and delivery of
advanced propulsion systems. Technology development is your passion
along with leading an outstanding team of engineers, scientists and
prototype technicians. This vigorous role will execute current and
future Powertrain Hardware such as batteries, -packs, ESS,
e-motors, inverters, power electronics and
Our ideal candidate will report to the VP of Hardware
Engineering. He/She will exhibit a can-do attitude and approaches
his or her work with vigor and determination.
Candidates are expected
to have demonstrated engineering excellence in
the Powertrain fields, to possess the ability
to lead and motivate/stimulate a strong team and to
strive for perfection.
- Lead, Lucid’s Powertrain Hardware development and activities
for all systems, batteries, -packs,
ESS, e-motors, inverters, power electronics,
transmissions, and related hardware
- Manage, mentor and build teams, talent
development, recruiting and retention
- Develop cutting edge technology, targeting holistic
efficiency and performance with a view on PT as
a whole and interfacing systems
- Deliver PT systems that achieve highest customer satisfaction
and industry accolades
- Collaborate with other groups to ensure safety, compliance,
cost, efficiency, etc.
- Investment planning for equipment and facilities.
- Key interface with suppliers for current and future programs to
ensure timing, performance and quality are met to guarantee 100%
- MS or PhD in Engineering or Related Fields
- 12+ years’ experience in Automotive Powertrain Hardware
- Proven track record of excellent management
capacity leading and developing large, diverse groups of
engineers and scientists in a fast-paced environment
- Proven, senior level experience in engineering, design and
testing of advanced powertrain systems for production,
understanding their interfaces and integration into the vehicle.
Ability to provide direction and resolution to technical
- A broad industry network and proven ability to interface at a
senior / board level with customers and suppliers
Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies
- Drive for Results: Drives for high
performance, takes responsibility and works towards planning
targets, overcoming obstacles, setbacks and uncertainty.
- Business Acumen: Contributes to the
company strategy and aligns the strategic priorities of own area
with the direction and strategic priorities of the broader
- Customer Centricity: Anticipates evolving
customer needs and how to address them, doing the right thing in
the right way
- Decision Making: Makes timely, informed
decisions that consider the facts, goals, constraints, and
- Analytical Thinking: Gathers relevant
information, identifies key issues, compares data from
different sources; draws appropriate conclusions to arrive at
- Teamwork & Collaboration: Facilitates
Collaboration, actively engaging to make joint
decisions and share best practices.
- Displays Global Perspective: Conveys an
understanding of the organization's global market position,
opportunities, capabilities, and competitive threats and takes
cultural issues and geographic differences into account when making
plans and decisions.
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
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.
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