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.
Reliability is at the core of Electric Adventure Vehicles. As a Reliability Engineering Intern, you will play a key role in assuring unparalleled reliability for Rivian Products, through early identification and mitigation of reliability issues in the manufacturing process.
- Support the development of product Design Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (DFMEA) for powertrain and chassis components and sub-systems.
- Cascade reliability risks from the design and DFMEA to process PFMEA and control plan.
- Support creation and execution of Product Design Validation Plans (DVPs).
- Root Cause Analysis support for test failures and document summary reports for cross-functional communication of test and teardown analysis results.
- Engage with Rivian Vendors to cascade reliability targets and execute tests to demonstrate reliability
Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Engineering.
Understanding of Validation Test Plans, Design Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (DFMEA), and Process Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (PFMEA)
Experience with statistical software such as JMP, the ReliaSoft suite, or minitab
Prior knowledge in reliability engineering, quality engineering, or design engineering preferred.
Familiarity with the following systems:
Motors and Gearboxes (and/or) Chassis and Suspension
Understanding of root cause analysis techniques and demonstrated experience applying them.
Experience leading cross function problem solving activities.
A desire to contribute to a respectful, fun, inclusive and inspiring team culture.
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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