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Engineer, Battery Cell Engineering

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Oakland
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

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 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.
Notice regarding COVID-19 Vaccination for positions located in Newark, California
At Lucid (the “Company”), we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all Lucid Employees whose employment is based in Newark, current and future, must be fully vaccinated and provide proof thereof as a condition of continued or future employment with the Company.
Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

We are currently seeking talents to join our Battery Cell Engineering group. This position requires a creative and analytical mindset with working or research experience in lithium-ion battery engineering. A successful candidate should be a quick learner and detailed oriented. Candidates with additional skill sets are encouraged to apply. This position will be expected to possess the ability to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

The Role:

  • Develop test methods and plans to characterize cell performance in real world EV usage scenario
  • Manage cell quality control efforts
  • Work with external suppliers to ensure products meet expected performance targets
  • Monitor and evaluate new battery cell technologies in the market suitable for EV application
  • Work with multiple cross-functional teams to ensure successful integration of battery cell into the vehicle
  • Provide guidance and failure mode analysis on battery cell usage in extreme conditions 


  • A critical and independent mindset
  • Able to discover insights based on experiment data
  • Good understanding of li-ion battery electrochemistry
  • Knowledge of battery operating characteristics at cell and system level
  • Able to design test plans to characterize battery performance and safety
  • Related academic publications in peer reviewed journals


  • Good data analysis background with experience in machine learning or deep learning tools
  • Skilled in developing software tools
  • Working experience in EV battery industries or similar


  • At least 2 years of relevant experience 
  • MS degree or higher in STEM fields 

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.  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.
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. 

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