Senior Welding Engineer, Materials & Joining

Apply now
Clock icon

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 seeking a Sr. Welding Engineer to lead the development and implementation of welding technologies at Lucid. The 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 field(s), possess the ability to learn quickly, and excel within a fast-paced environment.

The Role:

  • Drive advancements in welding technologies.
  • Lead verification, qualification, and optimization of welded joints.
  • Develop non-destructive welding test processes and certification plans in compliance with appropriate standards and codes at the coupon and assembly level.
  • Author material and process standards for different welding techniques (spot welding, laser welding, GMAW, FSW, etc.).
  • Troubleshoot, root cause, and implement sustainable corrective actions.
  • Provide guidance to design engineering and manufacturing to ensure the implementation of proper joining technologies and weld quality.
  • Coordinate CAE and physical validation testing of welds.


  • Min. 5 years of experience as a welding engineer (including practical experience in product design and development).
  • Ability to relate process-structure-property relationships in metallic materials to weld parameters and quality.
  • A proven track record in state-of-the-art structural joining solutions for automotive body-in-white.
  • Working knowledge of structural welding methods and practices.
  • In-depth understanding of property evaluations using a first principles approach.
  • Hands-on experience with standard material laboratory equipment and welding test procedures.


  • BS/MS in Welding/Materials Engineering or other relevant fields.


  • PhD in Welding/Materials Engineering.
  • Experience with Catia V5/V6 is preferred but not essential.

At Lucid, we don't just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.
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.
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.)

Base Pay Range (Annual)

$133,400—$183,480 USD
Lucid maintains your privacy according to its Candidate Privacy Notice. If you are a California resident, please refer to our California Candidate Privacy Notice.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.