Mechanical Engineer I, Battery

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.

We’re looking for a highly motivated Mechanical Engineer with structural, thermal, and electrical design experience to join our High Voltage Charging and Distribution team. If you’re the kind of person who thrives on engineering cutting-edge solutions to complex technical challenges, then we want to talk with you!

As a High-Voltage Harness Mechanical Engineer you will develop state-of-the-art high-voltage harnesses and distribution systems for electric vehicles, investigate challenges with high-voltage distribution components such as chargeports & cable harnesses, and implement innovative solutions. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude, demonstrates excellence in their respective fields, and possesses the ability to adapt quickly within a fast-paced environment. They are always striving to push the envelope of what’s possible.

The Role:

    • Take ownership of high voltage harness design, chargeport design, HV connector design, and related components for next-generation vehicle platforms from concept to production
    • Exhibit a flair for creative problem-solving and attention to detail
    • Demonstrate technical excellence and apply engineering first-principles to new applications
    • Integrate mechanical designs with high voltage electrical systems in a multidisciplinary environment
    • Optimize designs for size, weight, durability, and cost
    • Create 3D CAD models and 2D GD&T controlled drawings of complex harnesses and assemblies


    • 3-6 years of relevant work experience
    • Strong mechanical engineering fundamentals
    • Proficient with CATIA or similar CAD software (3DX experience highly beneficial)
    • Experience with FEA using Ansys or similar software
    • Knowledge of harness and/or connector design for high-voltage environments
    • Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as injection molding, sheet metal stamping, die casting, etc
    • Experience with root cause corrective action processes
    • Well-developed team-working and interpersonal skills in a cross-functional environment


    • Experience with automotive engineering
    • Experience with power electronics


    • BS and/or MS in Mechanical Engineering
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) - $104,000-$143,000

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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