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Material Analyst (Program Lead)

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Normal
Posted on: January 25, 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. Summary: The Material Analyst (Program Lead) Will Have wide-ranging experience, use professional concepts, and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways report directly to and work alongside the Material Planning Manager to create comprehensive plans, including resources, timeframes, and budgets for projects. Work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Network with key contacts outside own area of expertise. Determine methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel. Consistently work on complex assignments requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issues. Make recommendations for new procedures. Act independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Often function as a facilitator and may at times stand in as team leader. Demonstrate, train and mentor others on the department specific skill sets and job duties. Responsibilities: Facilitate design meetings and propose improvements if necessary. Create, and inspect new data in data tracking tool. Drive deliverables and performance ensuring timely completion. Maintain and monitor production plans, schedules, resources, budgets, and expenditures. Create dashboards and data tracking tools. Facilitate, and document supplier meetings and reports. Serve as liaison between suppliers, stakeholders, internal and external teams. Facilitate meetings with suppliers, stakeholders, and teams to identify, define requirements, data, and objectives. Follow up on important action items and decisions from meetings. Prepare necessary presentation materials for stakeholder and Sr. management meetings. Provide administrative support as needed. Undertake tasks as required. Perform technical analysis. Assess risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable. Create a supplier management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective. Drive the creation and revision of projects, SOPs, and templates. Perform technical analysis. Document and communicate the results of team efforts. Effectively communicate between cross-functional teams and Sr. management. Produce useful reports and distribute minutes to all project team members from meetings. Work closely with clients, technicians, team members and managerial staff. Ensure and Prioritize solutions meet business needs and requirements. Perform acceptance and usage Follow-up with managers. Mentor team members. Facilitate Training sessions for team members and clients Qualifications: 2 years education or professional certificate in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Project Management, or another related field strongly preferred. Will consider relevant work experience in lieu of some Education. 2+ years' experience with complex supply chain, Manufacturing, technical, or prior OEM projects. Experience with Materials Requirement Planning "MRP" Software such as SAP College degree or "3" years equivalent experience Strong computer skills in Excel, Word, Power point, and Outlook programs. Experience working with PLM systems and their interface with MRP preferred. Experience working with Manufacturing Execution Systems "MES" preferred. Strong organizational and multitasking skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Strong team orientation and cross functional attitude. Ability to create and present detailed and summary reports. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to communicate in a high-pressure environment The physical demands 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; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. In the performance of the duties of this job the employee is required to travel, drive a motor vehicle, communicate using telephone and e-mail. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Internal candidates interested in this position are required to have spent 6 months in their current position before moving onto another team. 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 . 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.

Keywords: Rivian Automotive, Normal , Material Analyst (Program Lead), Professions , Normal, Illinois

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