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Staff Vehicle Line Manager

Company: Rivian
Location: Normal
Posted on: January 20, 2023

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.

Role Summary:

In this position you will be responsible for the design, development and execution of vehicle program. Role requires high levels of initiative, independent judgement and indirect leadership capability. Able to lead teams to creative solutions and develop new processes in a compressed timeline.


* Vehicle Balance vs. marketing and styling requirements
* Support physical integration of the vehicle via design reviews with the Chief Engineer
* Support performance integration of vehicle, including driving design solutions for integration issues
* Imperative allocation to SMTs and managing imperative trade-offs
* Engineering budget trade-offs (vehicle and material focus).
* Responsible for program deliverables status at program gateways and weekly executive reviews
* Issue resolution champion and roadblock remover for cross functional issues
* Run weekly KPI meeting
* Engineering approval responsibility for engineering releases
* Design, Development, Validation, Release and Launch Execution of an all new vehicle.
* Engineering leadership including on-site support as needed at assembly plant or test locations.
* Lead Mule build execution
* Assistant to Vehicle Line Director or Vehicle Program Director
* Perform other duties as required or assigned within the scope of the position


* 5 years experience on a program team
* BS in Engineering or similar technical degree required
* Masters Degree (Preferred)
* Launch experience on a vehicle program
* DRE experience
* Exposure to multiple functional areas
* Vehicle integration or calibration experience
* Appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with internal and external partners.
* Understanding of engineering theory and principles of operation of mechanical/electrical systems.
* Technical and professional skills in job-related area required.
* Able to work efficiently under high amount of work/stress.
* Specific knowledge of engineering discipline (e.g. mechanics, physics, metallurgy, manufacturing methods, electronics, software, control systems) within job-related area.
* High level analytical ability where problems are unusual and complex.
* Knowledge of engineering software and systems as it pertains to job-related area.


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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