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 oversees projects under strategic initiatives that span across cross functional teams with the Strategic Operations organization with most being technical in nature; Analytics, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Logistics to name a few.
·Oversee projects under strategic initiatives that span across cross functional teams with the Strategic Operations organization with most being technical in nature; Analytics, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Logistics to name a few
·Collaborate with all departmental functions across the company to ensure successful delivery of projects.
·Translate strategy into action, and oversee/manage the aspects of strategic initiatives which includes multiple ongoing projects in support of critical processes and technology
·Own project development process and support activities. This includes research, analysis, task management, meeting coordination, budgeting, socializing, tracking and iterating on project through completion.
·Establish KPI’s for projects, drive to green status, and communicate project status and risk to stakeholders
·Serve as the central coordinator between project participants using strong negotiation, relationship management and communication skills to ensure projects progress on schedule and parties are appropriately informed and engaged
·Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering required. Masters preferred.
·Demonstrated experience in a technical field with proven project management examples Focus areas engineering, project management and business administration fields are preferred.
·Excellent organizational skills and ability to follow-up ahead of deadlines.
·High degree of professionalism with a strong sense of urgency to seek out answers to ambiguous problems.
·Proficiency in project management and Microsoft office software (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) and familiarity with both in-house and remote meeting room technology – Zoom preferred.
·Track record of maintaining confidentiality.
·Self-starter and constructive team-player with a passion for helping others.
·Cross-cultural experience and fluency in additional language(s) a plus
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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