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’ll do:
· Work in a world class team to deliver total Exterior Mechanism systems including design for quality, design for function and design for cost/mass.
· Develop and manage your part system, subsystem, and component information through the Enovia PLM to Catia V6 environment.
· Support all supplier selection and development with heavy interface to purchasing and from supplier engagement
· Actively engage in debate and discussions during all body design reviews as a stakeholder and representative of your exterior system – you will contribute and learn aspects of many different systems and technologies and the ideal candidate would be learn and contribute quickly.
· Be a champion of excellent, fundamental design in the body system and across the vehicle that deliver class leading systems.

This is what you’ll need:
· A strong desire to make a difference to a fantastic product and excel at delivering exceptional things.
· CAD design experience for typical Exterior materials and manufacturing technologies – Catia experience preferred but not required
· An eagerness to work cross-functionally in an exciting and dynamic environment where you are part of a team – specifically this means active brainstorming and working on components that are not part of exterior trim as required to support the changing needs of an evolving vehicle and work environment
· A strong understanding of the fundamental technologies, materials, and properties used for Exterior Mechanisms. Glazing and Trim.
· A system approach to design and development with the desire and curiosity to strive for continuous improvements.
· Knowledge of an automotive design and development process, system requirements, and general engineering best practices


We Are Rivian
Rivian is building a new kind of car company. Starting from a clean sheet has allowed us to learn from and leverage what’s been done in the past while giving us the freedom to reimagine mobility from the ground up. Our vehicles and technology are designed and engineered to challenge what’s possible and to inspire people to explore the world in new ways.

We believe in the power of adventure. While a vehicle can’t make someone adventurous, it can nurture that fundamental desire in each of us to go places we’ve never been and do things we’ve never done — thoughtfully and sustainably. Science and invention depend on our innate curiosity and desire to explore the unknown.

Our development centers are located in Plymouth, MI, San Jose, CA, Irvine, CA and Surrey, England. In addition to these four locations, we have a modern manufacturing facility in Normal, IL and will begin production of our R1T and R1S in 2020.

The Adventure Is Just Beginning
Doing something different is never easy. It requires courage, optimism and grit. Core to delivering on our vision is building a team of curious individuals, determined to make a positive impact on the world. This means challenging ourselves, stretching beyond the bounds of conventional thinking, reframing old problems, seeking new solutions and operating comfortably in a space of uncertainty.

Our team has a diverse set of backgrounds— but at heart, we are adventurers on a mission to move the world in a new direction. We’re currently looking for thinkers and doers with a strong sense of adventure to join us on this journey.

 

Equal Opportunity

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.

Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at accessibility@rivian.com.

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