Sr. Vehicle Quality Specialist, Chassis

at Lucid Motors
Location Newark, California
Date Posted August 4, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified

Description

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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 Vehicle Quality Specialist for Chassis and Vehicle Dynamics. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate technical excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

  • You Will:

  • Perform the Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) process for chassis and vehicle controls related customer claims
  • As part of the RCCA, conduct real-world validation of the chassis hardware and/or software implemented fixes
  • Track down customer satisfaction and warranty costs reduction impact of RCCA-derived countermeasures
  • Be the chassis and vehicle dynamics quality technical expert
  • Warranty part return tear-down and technical analysis
  • Field incident scrambles and investigation
  • Cultivate a synchronized relationship with cross-functional stakeholders including Design Engineering, Manufacturing Supply Chain, Service and Quality with the objective of driving issues to a resolution
  • Lead Cross-Functional Teams for resolution of complex and/or chronic issues for chassis and vehicle dynamics in an accelerated pace
  • Consolidate inputs and material from cross-functional teams to create presentations and reports for internal and external stakeholders
  • Communicate progress and status at all leadership levels including the C-Suite
  • Be responsible for Quality Objective achievement (3 Months-in-Service, Consumer Reports) for chassis and vehicle dynamics group
  • Represent the Voice of the Customer (VOC) and drive feedback to Design and Manufacturing Engineering teams in order to catalyze improvements in product, process & equipment
  • Define and implement inspection metrics, constantly striving for higher quality
  • Vehicle audits
  • Feed market quality experience into new model design specifications
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required
  • You Bring:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering field
  • At least 5 years of relevant development experience in chassis, suspensions, steering systems other relevant commodities
  • Outstanding technical problem-solving abilities based in a strong grasp of engineering fundamentals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive mindset and strong work ethic
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Strong technical understanding of the fundamentals of suspensions, brakes, steering systems, vehicle dynamics and controls
  • Systems approach to engineering product development, including demonstrated ability to bring together teams from different engineering disciplines
  • Demonstrated experience of engineering problem solving
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with ability to drive decisions using data and metrics
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Goal-oriented self-starter and motivator
  • Field quality experience
  • Preferred:

  • 8 years of relevant development experience in chassis, suspensions, steering systems castings or other relevant systems
  • Automotive powertrain experience - especially development of EV powertrain systems
  • Experience in two full product development cycles for chassis and vehicle dynamics related systems
  • Previous direct involvement in product launch for mass production
  • Experience with DFMEA, 8D, DOE other structured evaluation and problem-solving methodologies
  • Six Sigma / Black Belt
  • Technical Master s degree
  • OEM experience

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