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Sr. Material Flow Engineer, Powertrain

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Stanfield
Posted on: September 7, 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 Arizona
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, effective August 16th, 2021, all new Lucid Employees whose employment is based in Arizona, 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.

The scope of the Design material flow processes and storage systems is to establish efficient material delivery to the factory and sub-assembly lines for electric vehicle powertrain components. Interface with Manufacturing Engineering, Packaging, Logistics Operations, EH&S during launch to develop Material Flow processes and systems. Identify and implement continuous improvement projects. 
Complete dock utilization analysis, support dynamic simulations, maintain PFEP data, calculate storage space requirements and design material delivery routes.


  • Input and report out KPI data on a weekly basis.
  • Develop business cases as needed for Material Flow installations. 
  • Contribute to internal document development, standards, best practices, lessons learned and training modules.
  • Develop requirements for Material Flow equipment: fork trucks, tuggers, dollies, and lineside display. 
  • Develop station layouts for lineside operations, offline SPD cells, kitting, and repack activities.
  • General Optimization of floor space, logistics, delivery, and display equipment in the assembly plant.
  • Prioritize Material Flow Layout Engineer activities.
  • Coordinate Layout Engineer and Equipment design staff activity

What you bring

  • Analytics and Problem solving.
  • Ability to proactively identify issues and solve problems.
  • Capability to perform well and grow under limited supervision.
  • Advanced supply chain management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective problem solving and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated design and/or implementation with automation solutions, such as complex material handling systems, automotive manufacturing lines.
  • General knowledge of Lean Manufacturing systems such as TPS and WCM.
  • Experience using project management tools, tracking program milestones, and developing glidepaths.


  • Proficiency with Autodesk, AutoCAD Plant layout, MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access), Smartsheets.
  • 6+ years of experience in automotive layout/design.
  • A proven track record of implementing optimized simulation models.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Industrial Engineering, Logistics Engineering, Supply Chain, or related field.  
  • Master’s Degree in one of these fields is preferred. 
  • Six Sigma certification is preferred.
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. 

Keywords: Lucid Motors, Chandler , Sr. Material Flow Engineer, Powertrain, Other , Stanfield, Arizona

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