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 Strategy & Operations Analyst will help support strategy, process and technology initiatives that are responsible for enabling efficiency and rapid growth within the Facilities department at Rivian. This individual will support the creation of centralized products and processes that support various business functions including project management (RE, Design, Construction, Operations), accounting, finance, procurement, IT etc., to best solve for the department’s dynamic needs. The Strategy and Operations Analyst may also assist in supporting the end users of technology products to enable these strategies.
- Support all activities, research and tasks associated with developing products, strategy and processes for the Facilities team.
- Create help and training content for the different systems features, tools, and dashboard reports.
- Assist in upkeep of existing BI dashboards to ensure data accuracy, functionality, and implement improvements
- Build a deep understanding of our suite of technology products and how they serve the end users
- Identify opportunities for new systems features, common gaps in user knowledge, and work with the teams to build and maintain the existing training materials and videos
- Engage with both Rivian employees and outside contractors as needed on various tasks to maintain successful operations
- Bachelors degree in a relevant field required. Masters degree/MBA preferred but not required.
- 3+ years work experience in a relevant field.
- At least 1 year experience in end-to-end program/project management in the built environment., i.e., projects involving planning, architecture, construction etc. Or other demonstrable understanding of project management in the built environment.
- Expert level understanding of Tableau and MS Excel. Strong ability to glean actionable insight and meaning from chaotic data.
- A basic understanding of project finance/budgets, relating to managing construction projects and programs – and how to operate / track in MS Excel
- Ability to quickly analyze and determine the impact of an issue with respect to the greater mission of a product
- Passionate storyteller: you share stories through a variety of mediums, whether they’re in-person events, virtual settings, or in writing
- Ability to creatively use Figma, InDesign, Photoshop or other tools - graphical communication and ability to create compelling decks/presentations is non-negotiable
- Excellent writing and editing skills: you overcome writer’s block and are known for crossing t’s and dotting I’s
- Energetic and personable: a large part of the job will be relationship-based interactions
- Skills to distill complex topics into resonant, easy-to-understand content
- Super organized and committed to follow through: you have checklists for your checklists, you often think 10 steps ahead, and when it’s done, you know how to measure the success of your work
- Ability to consider the bigger picture and possess the willingness to get into the specifics when needed
- “That’s not my job” isn’t in your vocabulary: you’re willing to pitch in, learn, adapt, and work as a truly integrated team
- Experience working with Confluence, Figma, Box.com, Slack, Smartsheets, AirTable etc.
- Ability to travel locally and internationally as required.
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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