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.


This is what you’ll do:

Coordinates and manages the Engineering changes for products and their components

  • Coordinates the implementation of engineering changes
  • Finalizes breakpoints
  • Follows up new parts until first receipt
  • Coordinates the disposal or return of replaced parts
  • Coordinates change control with Trade Compliance relative to FTZ operations, including disposition of foreign parts.
  • Generates all parts lists for special build, pilots, and 1st run options
  • Develops plant break point using the following criteria (Supplier input, Plant reference, Engineering direction, Marketing request, Production order management input)
  • Receives (Production Alteration Authorization) from Engineering. Checks to make sure it has proper signatures before implementing
  • Makes disposition of obsolete material
  • Interacts with Engineering Change Systems Committee to communicate ECS effective date changes and release new ECS report.
  • Supports the production organization.

This is what you’ll need

  • Experience with Materials Requirement Planning “MRP” Software such as SAP Preferred
  • College degree or “3” years equivalent experience required.
  • Strong computer skills in Excel, Word, Power point, and Outlook programs.
  • Experience with PLM systems and their interface with MRP preferred.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong team orientation and cross functional attitude.
  • Ability to create and present detailed and summary reports.
  • College degree or “3” years equivalent experience required.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as governmental regulations, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to communicate in a high-pressure environment.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • In the performance of the duties of this job the employee is required to travel (frequency), drive a motor vehicle, communicate using telephone and e-mail.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Ability to withstand exposure to solvents, fumes, heat, and odors normally associated with paint application.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This is where you’ll work:

Department: Production Control

Location: Normal, IL.

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Rivian is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Rivian are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Rivian will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Rivian encourages applicants of all ages.


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