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.
The Ergonomics Engineer provides key knowledge on equipment, process, operation design to prevent future injuries and illnesses. This position will coach diverse manufacturing and design teams on the principles of applied ergonomics. This position will be a key collaborator to aid on design, test, and buy off for equipment/processes before they enter the manufacturing environment. This position drives continuous improvement for operations by working with different functional groups leaders to identify, analyze, and bring solutions for ergonomic challenges.
This is what you’ll do:
-Support teams on the design and evaluation of existing/future workstations regarding ergonomic risks.
-Participate on workshops, virtual builds, and/or buyoff events for new manufacturing equipment.
-Conduct ergonomics training and educate a diverse group of people in the organization as required.
-Influence human behaviors to reduce workplace risks.
-Document and maintain best practices related to Ergonomics.
-Apply ergonomic program/system.
-Collaborate with other Ergonomic Engineers to keep Ergonomic program/system up to date.
-Evaluate Workstations based on Ergonomic Risks Assessments.
-Utilize CAD, DELMIA, and other technologies to identify and solve ergonomic issues.
-Recommend corrective actions, and lead teams to completion, as needed.
this is what you’ll need:
-Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing/Industrial/Mechanical/Biomedical Engineering/ Human Factors (required); Master’s degree in Ergonomics, Human Factors, Kinesiology, or related degree (preferred).
-Minimum of 3+ years related work experience.
-Associate Ergonomics Professional AEP) or eligible (required).
-Prior Ergonomics experience in different locations, manufacturing – Automotive experience preferred.
-Knowledge of ISO, USCAR ergonomic design standards.
-Knowledge of ergonomic risk assessments: NIOSH lifting equation, Snook Tables, Fatigue Analysis, OCRA, SI, HAL, 3DSSPP, Biomechanical analysis, MAC, RAPP, QEC, RULA, REBA, Anthropometric tables, Duty Cycle Equation, and other Ergonomic Tools.
-Knowledge on Ergonomic simulation software (Jack, DELMIA).
-Understanding of incident and injury prevention programs.
-Experience implementing, training and maintaining ergonomic programs/systems such as Ergonomic Risk Assessments, Simulations, Job Rotation, Break Periods, and Ergonomic Guidelines for different types of operations.
-Certified Ergonomics Professional (CPE) or eligible (desired).
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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