CAE Technical Specialist, NVH

Newark, CA /
Hardware Engineering – NVH, Durability, and Integrated Safety /
/ On-site
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.

The CAE Engineer, Durability will lead all testing activities for the systems and components for the complete vehicle development process. This will include early loads collection and development, cascading of loads and testing requirements, to full vehicle, system, and component testing. This position will work with all testing activities in the company including Regulatory, Certification, and Compliance testing as well as all system/dyno and sub-system/component testing.

•Perform strength, stiffness, PSD and fatigue analysis on chassis, closures and BIW
•Perform correlation between test and CAE
•Maintain traceable documentation for all durability analysis and test work
•Able to create mesh from CAD or from rough sketches
•Support design engineers in making sure the parts meet all the requirements
•Able to learn and use nCode Design Life, ANSA, MetaPost, OptiStruct and Altair products
•Test and benchmark new analysis tools and techniques

•Bachelor’s degree or above in mechanical engineering or similar field
•12+ years of relevant experience in vehicle level testing and development
•Working knowledge of fatigue
•Good fundamental knowledge of structures and mechanics of materials 
•Proficiency in using ANSA, HyperMesh, HyperView, MetaPost, nCode, OptiStruct
•Strong knowledge of vehicle performance targets
•Up to 15% domestic travel may be required
Salary Range: The compensation range for this position is specific to the locations listed below and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including job-related knowledge; skillset; experience, education and training; certifications; and other relevant business and organizational factors.
·       California (Bay Area) - $138,000-$198,000
Additional Compensation and Benefits: Lucid offers a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, and 401k. The successful candidate may also be eligible to participate in Lucid’s equity program and/or a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing such programs.  (Cash or equity incentive awards, if any, will depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and company performance.)

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