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 is what you’ll do: 

  • Work with Product Managers and Sales Channel team to launch products on time, at cost, and within budget 
  • Drive cross-functional teams to develop, validate, release, and launch energy products on time 
  • Represent the Energy and Charging organization, as needed, at manufacturing plant, test locations, and installation locations 
  • Manage program timelines, budgets, requirements, and status reviews 
  • Report and consult with senior management on strategic product direction 
  • Work with product and channel teams to deliver the ideal customer experience  
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to status overall program to timeline 
  • Author timely program status, summary, and issue resolution reports to senior leadership and cross-functional stakeholders 
  • Issue resolution champion and roadblock remover for cross functional issues 

This is what you’ll need: 

  • Experience delivering clean energy-focused hardware and/or software products in a high growth environment where priorities shift 
  • Product launch experience 
  • Appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with internal and external partners 
  • Proven success working on new product initiatives and delivering products 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills 
  • Customer-first approach with a relentless passion to improve user experience 
  • Experience developing programs with engineering, industrial design, user experience, purchasing and operations teams 
  • Ability to develop program reports that are intuitive and effective 
  • Ability to influence, partner, and negotiate with senior business leaders to gain commitment as well as accomplish business goals 
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities while remaining highly organized 
  • Proven success working on new product initiatives and delivering products 
  • The ability to understand and communicate complex technical issues simply and convincingly to a wide range of audiences 
  • High level analytical ability where problems are unusual and complex 
  • BS in Engineering or similar technical degree required

This is where you’ll work: 

Department: Charging and Energy Solutions  

Location: Irvine or Palo Alto, CA 

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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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