Thermo-Mechanical Systems Analyst

  • Lucid Motors
  • Newark, CA
  • Dec 16, 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.
We are currently seeking a Thermo-Mechanical Systems Analyst for the Advanced Motor Technology Team. This position requires a passionate systems modeler with a desire to understand things both in depth and at a systems level. They will work with people from across the company to help accelerate world leading efficiency, performance, and packaging. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and is determined to improve. They don’t just learn how to do things; they learn why something is the way it is and find ways to make it better. They are not afraid to be wrong but have a thirst for knowledge and the progression of engineering. Candidates will strike a balance between detail and timeliness and document as they go.  

The Role:

  • Investigate data collected from vehicles, drive units, and bench tests for performance, reliability, and repeatability.  
  • Setup processes with the in-house data team to log interesting metrics and analyze fleet performance. 
  • Plan and execute bench tests to further investigate physical phenomena of interest. 
  • Collaborate across all vehicle and company teams, placing priority on the greater benefit of the vehicle above any one individual system. 


  • Knowledge of and passionate interest in Thermo-mechanical analysis, Data analysis and Scripting. 
  • Experience planning and designing sub system bench tests for fluid/electro/mechanical systems. 
  • Experience analyzing large sets of data, running scripts to highlight data of interest and advanced statistical analysis.  
  • Mistakes that you have learned from and aren’t afraid to talk about. 
  • Excellent communication skills with people of varying technical ability in your field. 
  • A strong desire to create the very best product, working as an integral part of a very capable team.  
  • Strong documentation practices.  


  • Relevant experience outside of college or internships i.e. home projects or at work.  
  • Additional fields of experience (electromagnetics, structural statics/dynamics, fluid dynamics, material science, LIN/CAN communication). 
  • Experience in: Labview, CANape, or other engineering software 
  • Catia V5/6 experience or other CAD. 


  • Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
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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