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 oversea all aspects of Launch Quality and Product Excellence for multiple vehicle production.
·Establish launch and post launch objectives with engineering, manufacturing and supplier quality to deliver an ever-improving exceptional vehicle
·Work with engineering, manufacturing, and the supply base to ensure on time delivery
·Determine, track, and deliver key KPI’s in conjunction with a cross functional team to deliver high quality product launches
·Manage continuous product improvement priorities based on external and customer feedback
·Support the build in quality High Performance Team within manufacturing
·Lead a team to support all minor launches as well as continuous improvement change control
·Lead product launch initiatives to meet timing and crafted quality milestones and objectives
·Champion product improvement initiatives across multiple vehicle functions that can have regional or global focus in a variety of service settings
·Lead teams to establish and monitor customer/supplier relations, support strategic planning and deployment initiatives
·Help develop measurement systems to determine organizational improvement
Motivate and evaluate staff to manage projects and resources.
·Four-year technical degree
·Strong statistical knowledge and a vision of a well-run team
·8-15 years’ experience with a variety of engineering and quality disciplines
·Knowledge of AIAG, APQP and related tools to meet program milestones
·Willingness to work in a cross functional environment
·Ability to collaborate with engineering, manufacturing and suppliers
·Comfortable working in a manufacturing / production environment
·Certified Quality Manager, Certified Quality Engineer or 6-Sigma Black Belt preferred
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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