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Group Leader - End of Line (2nd Shift)

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Normal
Posted on: January 23, 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.

Job Summary:

In this unique leadership tech role, you will lead a team that is responsible for Rivian vehicles as they leave the plant ready for their adventures. As vehicles role off the assembly line, your team will get to go over them with a fine-toothed comb, finding 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 be able to suggest changes to products and processes to help the team improve.


Specific primary responsibilities are defined by the following, but not limited to;

  • Direct supervision of Technicians, Team Leaders and Team Members within End of Line department
  • Responsible for training, developing, teaching, and evaluating employees
  • Maintains a high-quality relationship with production managers regarding schedules and needed support
  • Performs and teaches all processes and assignment within the department with the ability to fill in as needed
  • Support and participate in pilot programs and change activities
  • Monitoring and control of capital and expense spending.
  • Responsible for the safety of employees and that all production equipment is in safe operating condition in conjunction with the safety committee and EH&S manager
  • Determine team member activity including recommendation of hiring, firing, performance, wage, and salary reviews
  • May perform other duties as assigned.
    Positions are available for both day and night shift.

    • 5+ years of manufacturing or mechanical experience.
    • 3+ years in manufacturing supervision OR a combination of education and experience.
    • Technical Bachelor's Degree Preferred
    • Experience mentoring and coaching others
    • 2+ years of EV experiencepreferred
    • Must possess a valid driver's license
    • Knowledge of EV Powertrains and HV systems
    • Strong written and communications skills
    • Strong organization skills with attention to detail
    • Experience using a variety of test tools including a PICO-scope, PCAN, Kavaser Memorator and breakout box is a plus
      Physical Demands and Work Environment:

      The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; reach with hands and arms.
      • The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
      • Ability to do work on the production floor with exposure to dust, fumes, orders, loud noise, and varying temperatures.
      • Ability to climb up/down ladders and stairs, negotiate uneven or moving surfaces, and work at varying heights.

        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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