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. 

Role Summary: 

In this role, the engineering manager will guide a team of engineers responsible for developing high performance and optimized mechanical components for a variety of vehicles. 

The type of components involved would be wiring harnessing, ECU’s, sensors, switches, acoustic alert devices, displays etc. In addition, your team would design the mechanical components required to mount / support them, such as metallic brackets, grommets & injection molded parts.


  • Manage and mentor a team of mechanical engineers responsible for design of a variety of LV components for Rivian vehicles.
  • Drive and maintain Rivian work culture throughout the organization
  • Drive focus in team to optimize designs for key figures of merit including performance, size, weight, cost, reliability, and quality.
  • Guide professional development for engineers across their career spans
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams and drive product and engineering excellence
  • Manage resourcing and staffing plans for supporting multiple vehicles and products on roadmaps.
  • Build and maintain best practices for 3D & 2D documentation, design reviews, ideation, prototyping, and validation.
  • Own the design process for mechanical components and continuously drive improvements to optimize for robustness and speed.
  • Provide subject matter l in areas including material selection, connector design, harnessing, structures, thermal design, etc.


  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 8+ years of experience in mechanical product design and engineering
  • 4+ years of leadership experience
  • Experience with 3D CAD, CAE, and PLM systems.
  • Experience developing and leading other multidisciplinary engineers
  • Understanding of Engineering Work flows and process
  • Work remotely with engineers across all sites to drive progress and clear road blocks.
  • Travel as needed to drive progress



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 candidateaccommodations@rivian.com.

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