Material Flow Engineer

Lucid

  • 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 are currently seeking a Material Flow Engineer. The Material Flow Engineer will be responsible for the material flow processes and storage systems to establish efficient material delivery to the factory and sub-assembly lines. The Material Flow Engineer will create and implement tools and monitor efficiencies, working collaboratively across teams and departments.
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:

 

  • Design material flow processes and storage systems to establish efficient material delivery to the factory and sub-assembly lines.
  • Work closely with material handling equipment design, logistics operations, warehouse, manufacturing, and production planning staff to understand requirements to provide efficient material flow systems.
  • Create and implement tools to audit efficiency and identify cost reduction opportunities across the factory and the warehouse.
  • Engage and educate cross-functional teams in material flow design, material storage projects and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Own, manage and communicate improvement opportunities and implementation plans to all relevant levels and functions in the factory and the warehouse.
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    Qualifications:

     

  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering or a similar discipline with 3+ years of work experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with greenfield projects in an automotive OEM or automotive tier 1 setup.
  • Outstanding critical thinking and communication skills, with a high level of autonomy, ability to work efficiently in a challenging, ambiguous environment, and a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Innate ability to fully comprehend new processes and systems quickly, with high attention to detail.
  • Leadership/management experience and/or end-to-end project management experience.
  • Expertise with designing material flow systems for Semi Knocked Down (SKD) and/or Complete Knocked Down (CKD) preferred.
  • Experience with time/motion study analysis, continuous improvement (6 sigma techniques, lean manufacturing), and change management.
  • Advanced-level MS Office (primarily Excel) and AutoCAD skills.
  • Experience with material flow simulation modeling software (FlexSim or equivalent) preferred but not required.
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