Sr. Battery Cell Safety Engineer

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We are currently seeking a Senior Battery Cell Safety Engineer. This role is responsible for leading li-ion battery cell safety development and working close with the battery systems design and safety engineers. The applicant should be a creative and analytical thinker with a deep technical understanding of li-ion battery cells and proven leadership and project management expertise.


  • Lead the development of non-standardized safety test items and procedures to evaluate cell’s safety characteristics supporting Lucid’s internal development process .
  • Own FMEA of battery cells.
  • Work along with external cell suppliers as well as internal cross functional teams on 8D reports, supplier audits, and continuously improving Lucid’s cell safety requirements.
  • Develop safety specification for Lucid’s next generation product’s battery cells
  • Manage development timelines, deliverables, analysis, and reporting of related projects.
  • Be the in-house expert on industry’s cutting-edge of cell safety design, improvement, and evaluation method.


  • 5+ years industry experience in battery cell safety related engineering and/or research role.
  • Demonstrated success in spearheading novel safety test development and resolving critical technical problems.
  • Deep understanding of development and manufacturing processes from preferably tier 1 material and/or cell manufacturer.


  • MS degree preferred in EE, ME, CS, Math, Physics, Chemistry or Materials

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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