Automation Engineer, General Assembly

Lucid

  • Full Time

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.

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 General Assembly Automation Engineer will be responsible for taking the lead role in designing new automated General Assembly equipment at Lucid. The General Assembly Automation Engineer will work closely with Logistics, Manufacturing Operations, Manufacturing Engineers, Product Engineering, New Product Introduction and other cross-functional teams to ensure the General Assembly process is properly designed and implemented. 

 

The Role

 

  • The Manufacturing Engineering team is seeking a Senior Automation engineer to focus on Robotics for our future general assembly lines and should have extensive practical and hands-on experience in all aspects of robotics application (Urethane dispensing, torque application, material handling), and process optimization, upgrades and modification. 
  •  Responsible for design/selecting robotic system, run simulation, implementation, commissioning, and programming.
  • Responsible to develop end effector concept and design a lean process sequence with minimum double handling
  • Perform stack up tolerance analysis and effectively communicate with product dimensional and process engineers 
  • Support and assist controls engineer in troubleshooting breakdowns and continuing equipment failure 
  • Generation of RFQs for automation equipment to support the automated assembly processes in the assembly shop
  • Develop maintenance documents and training materials 
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    Qualifications

     

  • BS in electrical, mechatronics, or robotics engineering 
  • DCS knowledge is needed
  • 5+ years extensive experience Robotic programming and application.
  • Excellent robotic background and programming skills on Fanuc, Kuka needed.
  • Proven project management experiences
  • Basic PLC programming knowledge
  • 2D/3D vision system is also desirable(Cognex, Keyence, …)
  • 7th and 8th axis applications
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Catia and Delmia
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.
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