Sr. Engineer, Vehicle Crash Test

Newark, CA
Hardware Engineering – Crash Testing /
Full-Time /
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.

We are currently seeking a Sr. Vehicle Crash Test Engineer for passive safety tests. This position is responsible to execute vehicle crash tests in passive safety system development, ranging from the validation of components, subsystems to full vehicle crash tests. 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.

The Role:

    • Develop vehicle crash test plans based on the needs from the design team and computer simulation team
    • Execute vehicle crash, sled and component tests and report results in a timely manner
    • Manage vehicle crash testing budget
    • Design testing fixtures for components and sub-system level tests
    • Sign-off physical parts for testing
    • Manage relationships with external test labs
    • Contribute to the engineering discussions to improve vehicle safety system performance

Qualifications:

    • 5 + years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
    • Direct experience in vehicle development tests, especially vehicle crash tests.
    • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and consumer information tests for crash safety
    • “Hands-on” experience and attitude
    • A drive to get things done despite challenges and obstacles
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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) - $133,400 - $200,200
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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