Sr. Technical Program Manager, VAVE

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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 leader and driver for Value Analysis / Value Engineering Program Management Organization. This position requires an experienced professional with a strong technical background and excellent communication skills who is comfortable communicating complex issues at all levels of the organization. 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: The successful candidate is a leader of large cross functional teams focusing on the analysis and engineering of value in a product. A strong focus on improving the products value proposition and reducing costs is needed. Driving execution on schedule, being responsible for clear communication of status and issues at all levels is key to this role.

  • Provide engineering direction to cross functional engineering and operations teams to identify and implement value engineering opportunities
  • Develop, prioritize and drive product cost reduction initiatives with engineering, supply chain, and operations
  • Review, own, and track targets of the costed BoM for current and future programs, identify and execute mitigation plans as needed
  • Prepare escalations and decisions on cost measure initiatives for senior leadership team
  • Define and maintain the master schedule for cost reduction programs, track progress, and drive execution
  • Coordinate and organize benchmarking sessions
  • Develop and implement the value engineering strategy and process


  • 7+ years of industry experience, automotive preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in Program Management or Product development
  • Detail oriented with strong record-keeping and organizational skills
  • Energetic and willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • Familiarity with simultaneous engineering, cost engineering and project management principles
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Advanced experience with project management tools such as Jira, Confluence and Smartsheets
  • Exceptionally self-motivated with ability to work in a team and collaborative environment
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to travel as needed


  • Master’s degree in engineering

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical engineering, or related field)
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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