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Staff Mechanical Engineer, Battery Structures

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 successful candidate will lead the design, development and implementation of new structural concepts within the vehicle high voltage battery pack. They will be responsible for working collaboratively with the supply base as well as internal members of the HV team and larger company to deliver the physical components in a time- and cost-sensitive manner with safety being the first and foremost priority.

  • Manage parts from initial conceptual design to prototype phase, and serial production
  • 3D design and GD&T drawings of complex parts and assemblies
  • Integrate mechanical designs with high voltage electrical systems in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Drive communication between Lucid and external Suppliers
  • Direct associated component and system validation testing for your designs
  • Manage multiple complex challenges within a fast-paced environment
  • Be able to demonstrate technical excellence and apply first-principle engineering to new applications

  • Background in High Voltage Battery systems with experience designing structural components
  • Previous ownership of complex parts that have shipped in volume
  • 6+ years of professional structural design experience
  • Strong CAD experience, proficient with CATIA or similar software
  • Strong materials knowledge. Good understanding of various materials/grades and their tradeoffs, as well as coatings and joining technologies
  • Intimately familiar with various global automotive standards and best practices 
  • Well-developed team working and interpersonal skills

  • 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.)

Lucid maintains your privacy according to its Candidate Privacy Notice. If you are a California resident, please refer to our California Candidate Privacy Notice.

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. 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. 

Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating advanced technologies and the most captivating luxury electric vehicles centered around the human experience.

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