Sr Supplier Industrialization Engineer, BIW Stampings

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Due to significant growth, we are currently seeking Senior Supplier Industrialization Engineer, BIW Stampings for our Corporate Supplier Industrialization Team. Our Corporate Supplier Industrialization team enables the industrialization of innovative products in an extremely aggressive timeline. In this highly visible role, the Senior Supplier Industrialization Engineer works together with Purchasing, Engineering, Manufacturing, and our Suppliers to develop ways to deliver challenging designs while at the same time not sacrificing manufacturing requirements for quality. You must be able to guide upfront design development as well as roll up your sleeves with suppliers to create new manufacturing methods and control strategies to achieve ambitious specifications and ensure a flawless execution during launch.

You Will:

  • Have cradle to grave supplier industrialization responsibility for Automotive Body Stampings commodity suppliers.
  • Streamline lessons learned between programs. Work cross functionally to collaborate and guide Engineering development to select appropriate suppliers with the right qualifications to meet Lucid's expectations and timeline.
  • Ensure full end-to-end coverage by subsystem with Sub-system technical expertise aligned with Engineering.
  • Be visible and voice of your commodity supplier industrialization team by generating regular reports for senior management, highlighting SIE/Supplier performance, OKRs-Goals-KPIs, risks, and strategies for improvement.
  • Develop, manage and improve the APQP (advanced product quality planning) process with suppliers from the initial design stage through PPAP submission and the start of mass production.
  • Lead design review and ensure manufacturing needs (DFM/A) are considered in the design phase and that proper quality expectations are defined.
  • Work with suppliers on all design technical elements and create new manufacturing techniques (DFM/A) if necessary to meet design requirements.
  • Be responsible for Driving and Tracking all supplier responsible ECRs and CM-PCN activities.
  • Be able to work independently and make decisions in the best interest of Lucid and its business.
  • Work cross functional with Plant level Manufacturing, Incoming Quality, Material Planning and Plant SQEs to ensure supplier quality issues are contained and Lucid plants are protected.
  • Work closely with Plant SQ teams to investigate supplier quality issues to determine root cause, identify and implement corrective actions, drive long-term preventative actions.
  • Perform supplier assessments, audits and site inspections; develop process improvement plans and drive implementation; monitor and maintain performance metrics.
  • Support system assembly build, define incoming parts inspections procedure as needed, track build issues and drive suppliers for containment actions and long-term actions.
  • Have ability to travel 25-75% on average on a short term or long-term basis to Lucid Motors and supplier sites globally on a short notice.

You Bring:

  • BS in Engineering, MS preferred or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of hands-on supplier industrialization engineering (SIE) experience leading Automotive Body Stampings.
  • Must have in-depth technical expertise of metal stamping, including material properties, die design, and stamping equipment capabilities. The engineer should be able to evaluate and improve stamping processes to ensure high-quality output and efficiency.
  • The ability to quickly identify and resolve issues related to metal stamping, such as material wrinkles, splits, or tool wear. This includes implementing root cause analysis and deploying effective corrective actions to minimize downtime and scrap rates.
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics and drawings and in-depth knowledge of quality standards and specifications in the area of placement.
  • Hands-on expertise in quality assurance practices, including dimensional and geometric inspections, using tools like CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) and GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing)
  • Excellent analytical abilities, technical writing ability, and comprehensive understanding of quality toolbox (IATF 16949, APQP, PPAP, SPC, MSA, FMEA, DOE, DFM/A, etc.)
  • Certification preferred - American Society for Quality, Six Sigma Black Belt, etc.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, hands-on and data-driven mindset.
  • Positive attitude, willingness to learn, be part of the solution and be able to adapt to the dynamic working environment.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Smartsheet's, JMP, Minitab, JIRA and Tableau is a plus.
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