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Project Manager-End of Line

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Normal
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

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. In this unique manager role, you will lead a team that is responsible for Rivian vehicles as they leave the plant ready for their adventures. As vehicles roll off the assembly line, your team will shift the gears across multiples scenarios, ensuring standards are in place to detect, manage and fix any issues, diagnosing concerns, and ensuring that anything you find is fully resolved to the highest standards of quality and workmanship before the vehicle is shipped to a customer. You'll also act a point of contact with Upstream process to ensure root cause is addressed and avoid recurrence, analyze complex data to suggest changes to products and processes to help the team improve. You will act as a link with support areas like TA, Finance, T, ME in order to develop and execute strategies that assure flawless manage the change, Act as mentor and coach for Salary and hourly crew to deploy lean manufacturing and data driven strategies Responsibilities: Analyze complex data thru six sigma analysis Deploy Lean Manufacturing strategies to avoid waste. Design and deploy standards to exceed quality expectation and delivery targets. Define, deploy and monitor KPI . Design, Plan, Adjust Master schedules for complex projects (Equipment, process, people) with demanding due dates Ambassador of Continuous improvement with high skilled approach to detect and fix non-Value-added activities. Well versed in Problem solving tools: Drill down trees, 8Ds, PFMEA, Geometrical analysis, Pareto's, Regression, Cause and effect diagrams, SPC. Make a critical impact as you work with plant operations and manufacturing leaders and team members to test, rectify, and ship Rivian's products. Plan and adjust labor and overhead for future programs. Forecasting and assurance of budget Train, Teach, Coach Salary and Hourly members in Lean / People oriented initiatives. Negotiate; tools, manpower and budget with Manufacturing and Finance Actively representative in quality forums with top management. Work with Outbound logistics and EOL operation to keep the Inventory on Yards withing control. Rebalance and allocate Labor according to operations Demand. Process auditing and confirmation for RIOS Standards. Enjoy a welcoming atmosphere, ongoing challenges, and opportunities to learn and expand your skills. Have the autonomy to make key contributions combined with the support of other managers. Workstation Design (Layout, time studies, Error proofing) Enjoy competitive compensation, bonus opportunity, and comprehensive benefits. Report at Director level Touchpoints for scalation and help need. Have opportunities to take on additional responsibilities and/or pursue advancement in our global organization. High capacity to Deal with Ambiguity. Well versed in communication and negotiation. Running production (Bottlenecks, Constraint analysis, idle time). Design and deploy Quality control and quality feedback initiatives. Qualifications: 7-10 years working experience in a Manufacturing environment preferred (preferably Automotive). Bachelor's degree and Master preferably 5+ years Manufacturing Supervisory Experience Preferred (preferably automotive). Must have a good understanding of manufacturing procedures and practices. Experience with lean manufacturing. Process and detail- oriented. Data and Customer Driven Understanding of labor budgets, KPI's, and efficiency reporting. Excellent communication skills with the ability to coach and mentor. Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Experience developing departmental plans and priorities. Ability to control resources and policy formation. Computer literacy including MS Office Suite programs. Kaizen / continuous improvement process experience. 6 Sigma greenbelt or blackbelt desired. Good oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated project management skills. Specialized knowledge and strong experience in manufacturing operations, Experience in a high-mix, high-volume environment is highly preferred. Experience providing leadership to managers, supervisors, and/or professional staff. Knowledge of and experience with Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement. Certification is an advantage. 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 . Candidate Data Privacy Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes ("Candidate Personal Data"). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian's service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions. Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.

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