NPI Sr. Manager, Manufacturing Engineering

Lucid Motors
July 29, 2022
Newark, CA
Job Type


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.

The New Product Introduction Sr. Manager will be responsible for taking the lead role in deploying new products at Lucid. The New Product Introduction Sr Manager will work closely with Project Lifecycle Management, Vehicle Integration, Design Engineering, Logistics, Manufacturing, and other cross-functional teams to ensure the seamless integration of new products and changes.

The Role:

    • Understand product and part design and the impact of design changes.
    • Create and drive NPI team objective across the NPI team and external teams.
    • Develop standardized methodologies and procedures for new production launches.
    • Represent NPI in Engineering Change Request meetings to understand the scope of changes and determine assessment criteria based on the nature of approved changes.
    • Gain holistic knowledge of the product, production processes, and manufacturing technologies to properly support new product launches.
    • Work with affected teams to understand the critical actions necessary for successful introduction of new features, capabilities, and products, and ensure those needs will be met ahead of deployment.
    • Manage NPI resources to support production launches and integration to existing manufacturing lines.
    • Throughout the NPI process, you will look for opportunities to improve the process and quality.
    • Align with leadership on program execution and timelines for new NPI programs
    • Improve and maintain NPI processes for introductions and programs


    • Bachelor's Degree in engineering required
    • 10+ years in New Product Introduction or equipment line launches
    • Experience in the automotive industry or product design is a must
    • Experience in vehicle product design or NPI 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 Catia.
    • Possess knowledge and experience across multiple functions within product design and manufacturing.
    • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

At Lucid, we don't just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. 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.

Notice regarding COVID-19 protocols

At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details.

Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.

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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