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Director, Safety, CAE & Homologation

Company: Faraday Future
Location: Gardena
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Company:

Faraday Future (FF) is a California-based mobility company, leveraging the latest technologies and world's best talent to realize exciting new possibilities in mobility. We're producing user-centric, technology-first vehicles to establish new paradigms in human-vehicle interaction. We're not just seeking to change how our cars work - we're seeking to change the way we drive. At FF, we're creating something new, something connected, and something with a true global impact.

Your Role:

As a Director of Safety, CAE & Homologation, you will oversee all aspects of FF vehicle homologation and global regulations to ensure product compliance and obtain appropriate certifications in all markets. You will also be responsible for developing strategy to achieve overall vehicle safety performance and mitigate product liability. In addition, you will also lead CAE teams to perform CAE analysis of the full vehicle, systems and subsystems for FF product lines and develop design directions and performance targets for vehilce safety, NVH, durability, aerodynamic and CFD etc.


  • Homologation
  • Keep abreast of global regulations and analyze the impact on FF's products
  • Interpret global legal requirements and provide design guidance for all vehicle systems
  • Review engineering design against legal requirements and advise modifications/solutions for non-compliance items
  • Collaborate with global certification/emission authorities to obtain certificates to enter into target markets

  • Safety
  • Define and develop strategy to achieve the desired safety performance
  • Provide guidance to design teams on best practices to achieve safety targets
  • Develop and execute Safety test planning by working and collaborating with various cross functional groups and test houses

  • CAE
  • Manage CAE team to assist the design and development activities of the vehicle program
  • Lead CAE team to set up requirements and performance targets for vehicle safety, NVH, durability, aerodynamic and CFD
  • Generate feasible vehicle design recommendations and work with engineering domains, program teams, suppliers, manufacturing and others to implement design changes as required, to achieve vehicle performance
  • Determine the most efficient CAE tools to maximize CAE capacity and balance source allocations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline
  • 15+ years of experience in Automotive industry, with a minimum of 7+ years in homologation, safety and/or CAE areas
  • A proven track record of leadership and autonomy in a fast-paced and dynamic atmosphere with the ability to work cooperatively with a diverse group of partners and stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Familiar with US, EU and China laws and regulations affecting the automotive industry - with a particular focus on electric vehicles and homologation
  • A thorough understanding of regulatory and homologation process and vehicle safety legal and NCAP requirements
  • A track record of superior accomplishment and ability
  • A strong work ethic and "can-do" spirit
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task on diverse issues simultaneously
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Highly motivated
  • Positive energy and attitude

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience in homologation, safety or CAE in the electric vehicle area
  • Direct experience with a technology start up organization

Perks + Benefits:

  • Stock options for every employee
  • Healthcare + dental + vision benefits (Free for you/discounted for family)
  • 401(k) options
  • Relocation assistance + reimbursement
  • Casual dress code + relaxed work environment
  • Culturally diverse, progressive atmosphere
  • "Soul of Faraday" community outreach team

Keywords: Faraday Future, Gardena , Director, Safety, CAE & Homologation, Other , Gardena, California

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