Staff Mechanical Engineer, Battery Module

Newark, CA
Hardware Engineering – Battery Lab & Algorithms /
Full-Time /
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 battery module is at the core of all Lucid Battery technology and is central to all current and future products. We are seeking a seasoned expert to join our team, lead technical development and push the limits of design. This is a demanding role with close cross-functional collaboration between several departments.


    • Owns battery module development at Lucid from concept through production
    • Design with excellence at system and component level, with great attention to every detail
    • Optimize mechanical designs for performance, size, weight, durability and cost
    • Think creatively and apply first-principle engineering to solve tricky problems


    • Background in HV battery design
    • Previous ownership of complex parts that have shipped in volume
    • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes and material selection
    • Mastery of mechanical technical fundamentals
    • A flair for creative design with a critical approach to solving tricky problems
    • Experience in a previous technical leadership or mentorship role
    • Demonstrate previous cross-functional collaboration to solve problems
    • Design release engineering experience
    • A desire to work hard and push boundaries
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


    • 7+ years’ experience designing HV Battery components


    • BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree
    • Master's/PhD Preferred
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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