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.
This is what you will do:
- Support test equipment development, commissioning, qualification, and integration in the Normal manufacturing propulsion area.
- Develop production level test procedures in collaboration with manufacturing engineering and product engineering
- Coordinates and tracks the launch of new programs/products and updates end of line testing accordingly
- Reviews, interprets, and summarizes end of line statistical data to drive continuous improvement
- Determine the ‘Best Practice’ process approach of material, tooling, equipment, and labor process for all electrical test systems
- Identify and implement solutions for issues relating to safety, quality, productivity, and cost reductions
- Develop work instructions, standardized work, process flow, and process documentation to ensure testing process is repeatable and efficient
- Participate in product reviews to evaluate process impact and provide feedback on test sequence, equipment capability, and investment requirements
- Optimize test procedure within available system cycle time
- Investigate electrical issues / failure modes identified at end of line and implement containment solutions by reviewing product design, upstream processes, and testing procedures
- Apply technical root cause analysis and resolution of issues found during testing to guide repair technicians and develop best practice rework procedures
- Support hardware integration related to interfacing hardware and connection issues
This is what you’ll need:
- 4- year technical degree in electrical engineering, computer science, mechatronics, or an equivalent field
- 2 years working with electrical test systems in related field (Automotive/Battery systems preferred)
- Experience with testing EV battery systems preferred
- Knowledge of battery management systems
- Kaizen, 5S, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma etc experience is a plus.
- Knowledge of lab instruments: DMM, Oscilloscope, debugger, HIL operation preferred
- Familiarity with DFSS or DRM tools (such as VOC, FMEA, 5-Why, 8-D) preferred
- Must have good communication skills – both verbal and written.
- Experience and/or Knowledge of statistical tools, DOEs and Minitab preferred
- Experience and/or certification in Six Sigma DMAIC (optional), Lean Assembly Principles
- Working knowledge in Excel, Word, Power point, and Outlook programs.
- Creative problem-solving skills.
- Ability to meet deadlines.
- Strong team orientation and cross functional attitude.
- High energy and self-motivated
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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