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    Sr Supplier Development Engineer - Chassis Structures/Welding

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    Job Description

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    About Rivian

    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. 

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    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 building our unique products, we need to build excellent partnerships with our supply base. The supplier quality organization is a frontline contact for insuring full supplier engagement in our program. As such,
    we strive every day to improve our organization, processes and skills to not just meet expectations, but to work in earnest to create challenging goals and stretch to always move forward.


    Responsibilities

    Utilizing Rivian processes based on industry standards from VDA and AIAG, the supplier quality engineer –
    chassis will be responsible for managing the quality performance of our chassis system supply base.

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    • \nCarry out supplier validation audits, with supplier support and advanced product quality planning
      (APQP).
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    • \nWork with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team to define process parameters
      and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process
      requirements
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    • \nLead the supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing/technology capabilities and Health,
      Safety and Environmental risks
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    • \nSupport new product launches to ensure that supplier quality meets the required standards
      Facilitate root cause analysis and corrective actions of supplier quality and capacity issues\n
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    • \nPerform on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of correction actions of
      supplier quality issues
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    • \nReview supplier manufacturing processes, collaborate with suppliers on process improvement and
      value enhancement opportunities (VA/VE)
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    • \nPromote the use of Rivian preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Lean, Six-
      Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis, and Process Failure Mode and
      Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
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    • \nProvide concise, complete and accurate documentation of inspection results relative to area of
      responsibility. For castings and extrusions, this refers to supporting inspection and test status
      requirements defined by regulations, engineering product specifications or Control Plans,
      Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) approval or product warrant submission

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    • Facilitate the escalation of unresolved supplier quality issues within assigned projects and suppliers
      Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in order to Support the Quality Organization to monitor
      and report on supplier product quality and performance

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    • Participate in cross-functional teams in the development of new products or changes related to
      current products in meeting customer requirements

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    • Manage and coordinate supplier Parts Per Million (PPM), supplier problem solving on time, cost
      recovery and supplier warranty indicators

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    • Undertake special projects as required

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    • Contribute to continuous improvement activities

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    • Write reports and present progress at project meetings and to leadership

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    • Achieve goals within budget

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    • Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs
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    • \nTechnical expertise in chassis system component manufacturing processes, as well as experience
      and knowledge in ISO 26262 functional safety requirements 
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    • Exposure to Chassis controls subsystems

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    • Deep quality experience. Preferable experience/certification in VDA 6.3 audit
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    • Knowledge of Geometric Design and Tolerancing (GD&T) and datum structures
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    • \nStrong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process
      (PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
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    • Lean Manufacturing knowledge
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    • In depth knowledge of IATF16949:2016
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    • In depth knowledge of ISO 26262:2018
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    • Understanding of AWS 8.8 Steel Welding and AWS D1.1 Structural Welding code
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    • Exposure to CQI-15
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    • Exposure in Castings, Extrusions, Welding, Stampings
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    • Understanding of ISO14001
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    • Metrology, Inspection Methods and Equipment
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    • Understanding and interpretation of engineering drawings
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    • Understanding manufacturing processes

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    • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment

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    • Planning and prioritizing activities

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    • Good communication and interpersonal skills

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    • Negotiation skills

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    • Ability to present data effectively

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    • Problem-solving skills

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    • Understanding of Health and Safety practices

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    • Understanding of cost and financial impacts

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    Equal Opportunity

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    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.

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    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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As such,</span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">we strive every day to improve our organization, processes and skills to not just meet expectations, but to </span><span role=\\"presentation\\">work in earnest to create challenging goals and stretch to always move forward.</span></p> <br><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br><br><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\"><span role=\\"presentation\\">Utilizing Rivian processes based on industry standards from VDA and AIAG, the supplier quality engineer &ndash;</span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">chassis will be responsible for managing the quality performance of our chassis system supply base.<br /></span></p><ul><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Carry out supplier validation audits, with supplier support and advanced product quality planning </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">(APQP).<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team to define process parameters </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">requirements<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Lead the supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing/technology capabilities and Health, </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">Safety and Environmental risks<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Support new product launches to ensure that supplier quality meets the required standards</span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">Facilitate root cause analysis and corrective actions of supplier quality and capacity issues</span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Perform on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of correction actions of </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">supplier quality issues<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Review supplier manufacturing processes, collaborate with suppliers on process improvement and </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">value enhancement opportunities (VA/VE)<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Promote the use of Rivian preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Lean, Six-</span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis, and Process Failure Mode and </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">Effects Analysis (PFMEA)<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Provide concise, complete and accurate documentation of inspection results relative to area of </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">responsibility. 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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.</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">&nbsp;</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. 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As such,</span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">we strive every day to improve our organization, processes and skills to not just meet expectations, but to </span><span role=\\"presentation\\">work in earnest to create challenging goals and stretch to always move forward.</span></p> <br><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br><br><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\"><span role=\\"presentation\\">Utilizing Rivian processes based on industry standards from VDA and AIAG, the supplier quality engineer &ndash;</span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">chassis will be responsible for managing the quality performance of our chassis system supply base.<br /></span></p><ul><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Carry out supplier validation audits, with supplier support and advanced product quality planning </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">(APQP).<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team to define process parameters </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">requirements<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Lead the supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing/technology capabilities and Health, </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">Safety and Environmental risks<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Support new product launches to ensure that supplier quality meets the required standards</span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">Facilitate root cause analysis and corrective actions of supplier quality and capacity issues</span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Perform on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of correction actions of </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">supplier quality issues<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Review supplier manufacturing processes, collaborate with suppliers on process improvement and </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">value enhancement opportunities (VA/VE)<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Promote the use of Rivian preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Lean, Six-</span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis, and Process Failure Mode and </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">Effects Analysis (PFMEA)<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Provide concise, complete and accurate documentation of inspection results relative to area of </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">responsibility. 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Preferable experience/certification in VDA 6.3 audit<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Knowledge of Geometric Design and Tolerancing (GD&T) and datum structures<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Strong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">(PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Lean Manufacturing knowledge<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">In depth knowledge of IATF16949:2016<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">In depth knowledge of ISO 26262:2018<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Understanding of AWS 8.8 Steel Welding and AWS D1.1 Structural Welding code<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Exposure to CQI-15<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Exposure in Castings, Extrusions, Welding, Stampings<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Understanding of ISO14001<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Metrology, Inspection Methods and Equipment<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Understanding and interpretation of engineering drawings<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Understanding manufacturing processes<br /><br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Planning and prioritizing activities<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Good communication and interpersonal skills<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Negotiation skills<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Ability to present data effectively<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Problem-solving skills<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Understanding of Health and Safety practices<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Understanding of cost and financial impacts<br role=\\"presentation\\" /><br /></span></li></ul> <br><strong class=\\"jdheading\\"></strong><br><br><h4><strong>Equal Opportunity</strong></h4><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. 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This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract.&nbsp;</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">&nbsp;</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">As a company, we constantly challenge what&rsquo;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.&nbsp;</p> <br><strong>Role Summary</strong><br><br><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\"><span role=\\"presentation\\">In building our unique products, we need to build excellent partnerships with our supply base. The supplier </span><span role=\\"presentation\\">quality organization is a frontline contact for insuring full supplier engagement in our program. As such,</span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">we strive every day to improve our organization, processes and skills to not just meet expectations, but to </span><span role=\\"presentation\\">work in earnest to create challenging goals and stretch to always move forward.</span></p> <br><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br><br><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\"><span role=\\"presentation\\">Utilizing Rivian processes based on industry standards from VDA and AIAG, the supplier quality engineer &ndash;</span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">chassis will be responsible for managing the quality performance of our chassis system supply base.<br /></span></p><ul><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Carry out supplier validation audits, with supplier support and advanced product quality planning </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">(APQP).<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team to define process parameters </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">requirements<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Lead the supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing/technology capabilities and Health, </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">Safety and Environmental risks<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Support new product launches to ensure that supplier quality meets the required standards</span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">Facilitate root cause analysis and corrective actions of supplier quality and capacity issues</span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Perform on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of correction actions of </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">supplier quality issues<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Review supplier manufacturing processes, collaborate with suppliers on process improvement and </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">value enhancement opportunities (VA/VE)<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Promote the use of Rivian preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Lean, Six-</span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis, and Process Failure Mode and </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">Effects Analysis (PFMEA)<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Provide concise, complete and accurate documentation of inspection results relative to area of </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">responsibility. For castings and extrusions, this refers to supporting inspection and test status </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">requirements defined by regulations, engineering product specifications or Control Plans, </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) approval or product warrant submission<br /><br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Facilitate the escalation of unresolved supplier quality issues within assigned projects and suppliers<br role=\\"presentation\\" />Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in order to Support the Quality Organization to monitor<br role=\\"presentation\\" />and report on supplier product quality and performance<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Participate in cross-functional teams in the development of new products or changes related to <br role=\\"presentation\\" />current products in meeting customer requirements<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Manage and coordinate supplier Parts Per Million (PPM), supplier problem solving on time, cost <br role=\\"presentation\\" />recovery and supplier warranty indicators<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Undertake special projects as required<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Contribute to continuous improvement activities<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Write reports and present progress at project meetings and to leadership<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Achieve goals within budget<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs<br /></span></li></ul> <br><strong>Qualifications</strong><br><br><ul><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Technical expertise in chassis system component manufacturing processes, as well as experience </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">and knowledge in ISO 26262 functional safety requirements&nbsp;<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Exposure to Chassis controls subsystems<br /><br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Deep quality experience. Preferable experience/certification in VDA 6.3 audit<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Knowledge of Geometric Design and Tolerancing (GD&T) and datum structures<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Strong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process </span><br role=\\"presentation\\" /><span role=\\"presentation\\">(PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Lean Manufacturing knowledge<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">In depth knowledge of IATF16949:2016<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">In depth knowledge of ISO 26262:2018<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Understanding of AWS 8.8 Steel Welding and AWS D1.1 Structural Welding code<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Exposure to CQI-15<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Exposure in Castings, Extrusions, Welding, Stampings<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Understanding of ISO14001<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Metrology, Inspection Methods and Equipment<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Understanding and interpretation of engineering drawings<br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Understanding manufacturing processes<br /><br /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Planning and prioritizing activities<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Good communication and interpersonal skills<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Negotiation skills<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Ability to present data effectively<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Problem-solving skills<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Understanding of Health and Safety practices<br /><br role=\\"presentation\\" /></span></li><li><span role=\\"presentation\\">Understanding of cost and financial impacts<br role=\\"presentation\\" /><br /></span></li></ul> <br><strong class=\\"jdheading\\"></strong><br><br><h4><strong>Equal Opportunity</strong></h4><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">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.</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">&nbsp;</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. 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    Sr Supplier Development Engineer - Chassis Structures/Welding

    Rivian

    Rivian

    Plymouth, MI, USA
    Posted on Saturday, October 14, 2023

    Sr Supplier Development Engineer - Chassis Structures/Welding

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    Job Description

    About Rivian

    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 building our unique products, we need to build excellent partnerships with our supply base. The supplier quality organization is a frontline contact for insuring full supplier engagement in our program. As such,
    we strive every day to improve our organization, processes and skills to not just meet expectations, but to work in earnest to create challenging goals and stretch to always move forward.


    Responsibilities

    Utilizing Rivian processes based on industry standards from VDA and AIAG, the supplier quality engineer –
    chassis will be responsible for managing the quality performance of our chassis system supply base.

    • Carry out supplier validation audits, with supplier support and advanced product quality planning
      (APQP).
    • Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team to define process parameters
      and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process
      requirements
    • Lead the supplier approval process by assessing manufacturing/technology capabilities and Health,
      Safety and Environmental risks
    • Support new product launches to ensure that supplier quality meets the required standards
      Facilitate root cause analysis and corrective actions of supplier quality and capacity issues
    • Perform on-site supplier visits for root cause analysis and verification of correction actions of
      supplier quality issues
    • Review supplier manufacturing processes, collaborate with suppliers on process improvement and
      value enhancement opportunities (VA/VE)
    • Promote the use of Rivian preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Lean, Six-
      Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis, and Process Failure Mode and
      Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
    • Provide concise, complete and accurate documentation of inspection results relative to area of
      responsibility. For castings and extrusions, this refers to supporting inspection and test status
      requirements defined by regulations, engineering product specifications or Control Plans,
      Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) approval or product warrant submission

    • Facilitate the escalation of unresolved supplier quality issues within assigned projects and suppliers
      Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in order to Support the Quality Organization to monitor
      and report on supplier product quality and performance

    • Participate in cross-functional teams in the development of new products or changes related to
      current products in meeting customer requirements

    • Manage and coordinate supplier Parts Per Million (PPM), supplier problem solving on time, cost
      recovery and supplier warranty indicators

    • Undertake special projects as required

    • Contribute to continuous improvement activities

    • Write reports and present progress at project meetings and to leadership

    • Achieve goals within budget

    • Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs

    Qualifications

    • Technical expertise in chassis system component manufacturing processes, as well as experience
      and knowledge in ISO 26262 functional safety requirements 
    • Exposure to Chassis controls subsystems

    • Deep quality experience. Preferable experience/certification in VDA 6.3 audit
    • Knowledge of Geometric Design and Tolerancing (GD&T) and datum structures
    • Strong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process
      (PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
    • Lean Manufacturing knowledge
    • In depth knowledge of IATF16949:2016
    • In depth knowledge of ISO 26262:2018
    • Understanding of AWS 8.8 Steel Welding and AWS D1.1 Structural Welding code
    • Exposure to CQI-15
    • Exposure in Castings, Extrusions, Welding, Stampings
    • Understanding of ISO14001
    • Metrology, Inspection Methods and Equipment
    • Understanding and interpretation of engineering drawings
    • Understanding manufacturing processes

    • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment

    • Planning and prioritizing activities

    • Good communication and interpersonal skills

    • Negotiation skills

    • Ability to present data effectively

    • Problem-solving skills

    • Understanding of Health and Safety practices

    • Understanding of cost and financial impacts




    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.

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