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Sr Mechanical Engineer, Power Electronics

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

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 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.
Notice regarding COVID-19 Vaccination for positions located in Newark, California
At Lucid (the “Company”), we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all Lucid Employees whose employment is based in Newark, current and future, must be fully vaccinated and provide proof thereof as a condition of continued or future employment with the Company.
Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

We’re looking for a Mechanical Engineer with structural, thermal, and/or electrical design experience. If you’re the kind of person who sees a problem, develops a solution, and engineers an improvement no one’s asked for yet, then we want to talk with you! 

As a Power Electronics Mechanical Engineer, you will help develop and commercialize state-of-the-art electric vehicle inverters, DC/DC converters and charging systems. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. 


  • Create designs interactively with the vehicle packaging team and other product engineering inputs, updating designs accordingly 
  • Optimize mechanical designs for size, weight, durability, performance and cost 
  • Determine required tolerances using GD&T 
  • Integrate mechanical designs with high voltage electrical systems in a multidisciplinary environment 


  • 4+ years experience as a major contributor in a fast-paced engineering environment
  • A flair for creative design engineering and problem-solving 
  • Strong 3D CAD skills, proficient with CATIA or similar software 
  • Hands-on practical experience with shop tools and prototyping 
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as injection molding, sheet metal stamping, die casting, etc 


  • Experience in automotive product validation (environmental testing, shock/drop, etc) 
  • Experience with electric propulsion systems 
  • Experience with automotive engineering 
  • Experience with electronic control systems


  • MS in Mechanical Engineering 
At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

Keywords: Lucid Motors, San Leandro , Sr Mechanical Engineer, Power Electronics, Other , San Leandro, California

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