Global Manufacturing Planning - Paint Process Engineer

  • Lucid Motors
  • Newark, CA
  • Oct 01, 2020

Job Description

Leading the future of luxury mobility
Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry.
The Paint Process Engineer will be responsible for taking the lead role in designing new Paint equipment at Lucid. The Paint Process Engineer will work closely with Logistics, Manufacturing Operations, Manufacturing Engineers, Product Engineering, New Product Introduction and other cross-functional teams to ensure the Paint process is properly designed and implemented.


  • Knowledge in Pretreatment-Ecoat/Sealer/Topcoat
  • Flexible Shift Work
  • Support the new paint shop start-up from initial concept all the way to volume ramp-up.
  • Help achieve the defined volume, premium paint appearance quality, costs and safety objectives.
  • Develop and implement paint process quality control plans for pre-treatment/E-coat, sealer, primer, top coat and finesse/polish.
  • Forge excellent cross functional relationships with engineering, suppliers, quality, and manufacturing (Body-In-White & General Assembly).
  • Develop and implement Paint PFMEA standards and policies
  • Process Control Plans.
  • Coordinate launch activities and trials with both Product and Plant Engineering.
  • Develop and implement training programs for production associates.
  • Identify, trial and implement any new tools, equipment and processes that could improve quality and manpower efficiency.
  • Effectively manage and balance safety, quality, throughput, cost, and people to provide maximum value to the customer and the company.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering required
  • 5-8 years in Paint Process Engineering
  • Experience in the automotive Paint equipment design/ sustaining is a must
  • Ability to influence outcomes and drive initiatives in complex environments
  • Possesses strong presentation skills and communicates clearly and professionally at various levels both inside and outside the company.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Catia and Delmia
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.
Be part of something amazing
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.
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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