Sr. Mechanical Engineer, High Voltage Battery Thermals


  • 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.

The efficiency and capability of the Lucid Air thermal system is one of the key enablers in achieving the performance metrics that we have. We are currently seeking a motivated Sr. Mechanical Engineer to join the high voltage battery team and own the 3D mechanical design, development and manufacturing of all Battery Pack and Module and Thermal Components.


The Role:


  • Ownership of battery thermal component design for current and future products
  • Develop new concepts, design prototypes, and validate them through test plans
  • Diligently follow standards for part and drawing design
  • Work closely with Battery System engineers to meet thermal requirements
  • Work closely with suppliers to ensure requirements are met
  • Work autonomously, with minimal direction



  • Experience designing multiple products that have shipped in volume
  • Ability to demonstrate a first-principles engineering approach
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and reach conclusions based on data
  • Excellent 3D CAD skills in at least one professional CAD package
  • Solid understanding of high-volume manufacturing and joining processes such as injection molding, extrusions, stamping and brazing
  • Solid understanding of GD&T standards
  • Solid understanding of heat transfer, material selection and DFM principles
  • History of working independently with limited oversight
  • Ability to mitigate unforeseen problems creatively and effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



  • Competency in Catia (V5 or V6)
  • Previous Experience designing parts complex automotive thermal architectures
  • Competent in complex molded and overmolded part design
  • The ability to show and explain extra-curricular activities that demonstrate initiative and a genuine passion in a similar or related field. This could be a conversation piece or a more formal portfolio of work
  • Education:


  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree


    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) – $115,000 – $165,000
    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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