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 position will responsible for delivery of program deliverables and working cross functionally in the Launch Quality Operating Systems.
-Working in the Launch Quality Operating System (LQOS)
-Reporting Investigation Results,
-Promoting Process/Product Improvement,
-CAD review and follow up
-Managing subsystem team Time & Data Management
-Review Change Validation
-Facilitating issue resolution
-Warranty Return Management and Problem Solving
-Vehicle “Q” Quality Release (subsystem)
-Campaign Prevention Reviews and Issues Management
-Act as liaison between manufacturing and product development and leading continuous quality improvements.
-Lead the workstreams necessary to meet both internal and external quality objective
-Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience.
-3-5 years minimum experience.
-Black Belt, CQE or equivalent certification desired.
-Experience in quality problem solving tools (eg. Lean 6 Sigma, Shainin, 8D…etc)
-Will have a thorough understanding of problem-solving and quality improvement tools and techniques. This includes knowledge of management and planning tools, quality tools, preventive and corrective actions, and how to overcome barriers to quality improvements
-Will have a fundamental understanding of quality philosophies, principles, systems, methods, tools, standards, organizational and team dynamics, customer expectations and satisfaction, supplier relations and performance, leadership, training, interpersonal relationships, improvement systems and professional ethics.
-Will have a fundamental understanding of a quality system and its development, documentation and implementation to standards or requirements.
-Will have a basic understanding of the audit process including types of audits, planning, preparation, execution, reporting results and follow-up.
-Will be able to develop and implement quality programs, including tracking, analyzing, reporting and problem solving.
-Will be able to plan, control and assure product and process quality in accordance with quality principles, which include planning processes, material control, acceptance sampling and measurement systems.
-Will have basic knowledge of reliability, maintainability, and risk management, including key terms and definitions, modeling, systems design, assessment tools and reporting.
-Will be able to acquire and analyze data using appropriate standard quantitative methods across a spectrum of business environments to facilitate process analysis and improvements.
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.
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