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 responsible for the daily organization, training, and coaching of Service Parts and Accessories warehouse associates. You will promote safe working behaviors, help develop quality focused processes, maintain organized cleanliness, and continuously strive for improvement opportunities. This role will require strong leadership skills and the ability to provide the appropriate resources for their team to be successful with a strong focus on providing premium customer service.

 

Responsibilities

  • Fosters an environment in which safety is the highest priority, and coach safe powered equipment and material handling practices

  • Manage a team of warehouse associates to support facility objectives

  • Maintain standard work documentation, training, attendance, overtime, and process adherence

  • Perform 5 Why analysis with warehouse associates to root cause gaps

  • Maintains an organized warehouse operation that focuses on housekeeping standards and applies 5S principles

  • Train, develop, and evaluate warehouse associates on standard work and confirm their adherence

  • Evaluates warehouse associate behavior based safe working behaviors, quality of work, productivity levels, and adherence to general standards and policies to provide constructive feedback

  • Identify best practices, process changes, operational issues/concerns, and general improvement opportunities

  • Help build a team to support inbound, storage, kitting, repackaging, and outbound requirements

  • Utilize SAP EWM to manage all warehouse activities

  • Collaborate with other members of management to ensure the warehouse associates are dispatched appropriately to meet all business needs including inbound, outbound, inventory, kitting, and repacking daily requirements

  • Verify adherence to Dangerous Goods handling and shipping requirements

 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in warehouse operations and distribution

  • 3+ years of experience managing and leading a staff in a warehouse environment

  • Preferred BS/BA in Supply Chain, Engineering or related field

  • Working knowledge in Excel, Word, and Powerpoint

  • Strong collaborator, with willingness to drive change cross functionally

  • Understanding of Dangerous Goods shipping requirements with preferred Dangerous Goods certification

  • SAP WM or EWM experience (a plus)

  • Experience in leading and organizing teams with a proven track record of performance (preferred automotive/high-tech environment)

  • Strong analytical and structured problem-solving capabilities

  • Understanding and experience in implementing lean project initiatives

  • Required to lift material up to 50 lbs.

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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