Senior Engineer, Seating Systems

Newark, CA /
Hardware Engineering – Body Engineering /
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.

We are currently seeking an Engineer (All Levels), Complete Seat.  This position requires a professional with a responsibility for designing and developing the seating systems of a world-class vehicle in terms of both styling and function.  Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her 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.

Your Role:

    • Be a significant contributor to a world-class seating systems engineering team
    • Contribute to creation of industry-leading seating systems, with groundbreaking safety, comfort, ergonomics, and functionality
    • Ensure successful packaging, integration, and release of selected advanced seat technologies into the design environment to meet all performance and reliability targets
    • Work interactively within a cross-functional marketing, design, and vehicle engineering team, placing priority upon the greater benefit of the vehicle above any one individual system
    • Collaborate with seating suppliers to ensure technical excellence and on time delivery of Lucid seating systems
    • Assist in developing performance specifications and tests for seat attributes, including strength, appearance, durability, and NVH
    • Employ and develop effective tools and an innovative approach to supporting the development  


    • At least five (5) years of demonstrated experience as a technical engineer leading seating development projects
    • Profound knowledge of vehicle seating systems and demonstrable track record of technical excellence an program execution
    • Understanding of automotive seating industry benchmark, trends, and supplier competencies
    • Ability to establish/improve technical product specifications and timelines to achieve an accelerated development cycle towards SOP
    • Experienced in using CAD to create 2D/3D concept drawings, seating components, packaging layouts, and DFM studies
    • Flexibility and ability to adapt to achieve success in a fast-paced startup environment
    • Exceptional technical abilities paired with excellent communication skills
    • Bachelor's degree in Science in a relevant engineering discipline


    • A solid knowledge of structural performance, ergonomics, comfort, safety standards, and restraint systems
    • A strong desire to create the very best product, working as an integral part of a very capable team
    • A practical hands-on approach to complement the theoretical
    • Design experience operating with CATIA V6 3DExperience
    • A full program cycle experiences from concept to production launch in automotive seating
    • Master of Science in relevant discipline

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.

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