Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 

As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 

We operate development centers in Plymouth, Michigan; Southern California (Irvine, Carson & LA); Silicon Valley (San Jose and Palo Alto); Vancouver, British Columbia; and Surrey, England; as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.

Role Summary

In this position you will be able to support Service and Accessories Material planning by ensuring your assigned components are delivered to the Service Warehouse(s) at optimal inventory levels and efficiencies. This role requires flexibility to support quick product changeover, supplier relationship management to ensure on time delivery, and an analytical approach to ensure optimal part inventory levels and quick turn analysis on exceptions. This candidate will understand the Rivian supply chain, our production processes, our warehouse operations, and our world-class Service Network.

You will collaborate and maintain partnerships across Service with Service Engineering, NPI, Demand Planning, Accessories, and Rivian’s global distribution network to successfully execute MRP planning in Rivian’s ERP system and ensure supply continuity across our global network.

Responsibilities

  • Manage safety stock and material planning master data to drive planning requirements at optimal levels
  • Monitor the status of supplier release delivery dates and quantities in MRP for international & domestic suppliers
  • Manage strong supplier relationships by deploying accurate supply requirements via MRP and acting as the primary point for escalation for your parts to ensure supply continuity throughout the service network (at optimal stocking levels)
  • Drive any backlog recovery through clear communication to the supply base, ability to support quick turn analysis on inventory run-out and communicate clearly internally/externally
  • Monitor your supplier performance through exception management reporting, supply constraints escalations, and proactive monitoring of the forecast identifying key shifts that may impact your supply
  • Manage engineering changes for the commodities assigned to you through participation in the NPI process, while minimizing obsolescence and ensuring supply continuity for your parts
  • Seek out new innovations and present new strategies to continuously improve all areas of the organization

Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of experience in Material Planning, supply chain management or manufacturing production planning (Service/Aftermarket a plus) and/or BA or Masters in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Operations or applicable discipline
  • Experience or strong knowledge in ERP/MRP with focused experience on product lifecycle management, EDI communications, bills of material, supply chain operations, and procure to pay processes (SAP experience preferred)
  • Strong collaborator, with a positive attitude to drive change and provide excellent customer service
  • Calculated risk taker with the ability to drive performance management with suppliers and resolve issues while maintaining superior relationships internally and externally
  • Strong analytical skills – high proficiency in Excel (advanced a plus)

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Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist you with your job search or application for employment, please email us at accessability@rivian.com.

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