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Sr. Interiors DRE

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.

Department: Interiors

Hiring Manger: Shawn Blackburn

Position: Interiors DRE (Doors)

Your Role:

FF is pursuing a talented Door Design Engineer to join our team in Gardena, CA where you will be given the opportunity to accelerate FF by applying your leadership skills combined with the latest technologies and design methods. As the Doors Design Release Engineer, you will be responsible for design, development, testing, and refinement of component and sub-system level products based on our end-customer's needs, program budgetary constraints, and that meet internal quality and external regulatory standards. You will also collaborate closely with studio designers, research the latest technologies, manage project timing, and develop new design tools and processes. This position will receive supervision from the Director of Interiors.


  • Define and own the Door development strategy including all performance objectives and roadmap milestones from early concept phase through production.
  • Design and develop unique, innovative, and advanced engineering concepts.
  • Research new industry technologies relating to A-surface trim materials, fixed and mobile displays, interactive surfaces, support structures, closure systems, and production techniques.
  • Create technical design and performance specifications as well as statement of requirements (SOR).
  • Create detailed drawings using Y14.5 GD&T standards.
  • Create and maintain BOM structure.
  • Organize and lead cross-functional team design reviews.
  • Utilize Design for Six Sigma, DFA/DFM, and DFMEA/PFMEA.
  • Pro-actively root cause engineering and production issues and develop a robust solution.
  • Develop and execute component and sub-system design verification plan (DVP&R) using the latest test methods and regulatory standards.
  • Meet project milestones by ensuring efficient and balanced distribution of engineering resources to support cross-functional teams where needed.
  • Facilitate team activity prioritization by negotiating workload constraints and managing supplier time-lines.
  • Demonstrate disciplined leadership qualities guiding fellow team members and suppliers towards FF's strategic goals.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas through verbal and/or pictorial means.
  • Outstanding component design, packaging, and A-class surface modeling skills using CATIA V6.
  • Knowledge in integrating interior components including closures, wiring, HVAC systems, passenger airbag, displays, and interactive surfaces with respect to engineering best practices regarding material selection, attachment methods, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • S. in mechanical engineering with a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • Thorough design, packaging, A-class surface and 3D modeling skills in CATIA V5/V6 (6,000+ hours).
  • Knowledge of plastics and composites molding techniques and tooling, foaming, wrapping, extrusions, attachment schemes, assembly methodology, and product launch.
  • Strong understanding of new and emerging technologies, products, and development methods in order to design a world-class consumer experience
  • Automotive passion, specifically for electric vehicles and energy efficiency.
  • Work within and without a team to solve difficult design problems with tight timing constraints.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
  • Able and willing to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Previous program management experience.
  • Multiple In-plant and/or program and vehicle launch experience

Perks + Benefit

  • Stock options for every employee
  • Healthcare + dental + vision benefits (Free for you/discounted for family)
  • 401(k) options
  • Engineering orientation + onboarding
  • Daily catered lunches onsite (nominal cost)
  • Healthy snacks + beverages 24/7
  • Relocation assistance + reimbursement
  • Free parking + carpool reimbursement
  • Casual dress code + relaxed work environment
  • Culturally diverse, progressive atmosphere
  • "Soul of Faraday" community outreach team

Keywords: Faraday Future, Gardena , Sr. Interiors DRE, Other , Gardena, California

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