Design Quality Technical Specialist, Craftsmanship

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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.

Body Engineering is looking for a highly motivated individual to work within the Craftsmanship team supporting and driving Design Quality activities related to appearance approval which is part of the PPAP process.


  • Have a good understanding of the Lucid Air for all customer facing parts for the Interior and Exterior
  • Review molded parts pre-grain to ensure that the quality of the mold is acceptable to KO grain
  • Provide visual documentation of issues related to mold prior to grain approval and work with supplier / engineer to address issues found
  • Review and validate the Pre Grain Approval Sheet from supplier and sign off document to start graining of tool
  • Co-ordinate with SQE for shipment of pre-grain and AAR parts to Lucid for review
  • Assess all AAR parts (wrapped, painted, chrome, MIC) to ensure that parts are meeting visual targets and are dimensionally stable to support sign off for PPAP
  • Maintain a record of all parts that have been submitted for grain approval and AAR
  • Provide visual documentation of issues related to AAR parts and work with supplier / engineer to address issues found
  • Support on site at supplier to help route cause issues as needed working with SQE and supplier quality teams
  • Work with the Craftsmanship Lab Technician to arrange for cataloged storage of AAR parts for future reference
  • Support the CMF team to validate colour matching of masters and parts
  • Immediate need will be to complete AAR on Lucid Air but will require ongoing support on future programs.
  • Manage and or mentor more junior colleagues


  • 8+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience
  • 5 years minimum of automotive experience
  • Experience working effectively with cross-functional teams to achieve results
  • Experience with report writing and time management
  • Experience with MS Office


  • Experience managing a team a plus
  • Strong technical understanding of automotive processes related to job
  • Proven numeracy and literacy skills, good logical reasoning, and ability to translate business plan into individual objectives for staff
  • Demonstrated capability of supporting complex projects
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Understanding of roles and needs of different client groups


  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical or Design Engineering or similar qualification minimum.
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 - $198,000Additional 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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