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    Material Analyst

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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

    The Material Analyst is responsible for material planning of multiple production builds. As a Material Analyst, you must ensure that assigned parts have on time delivery to the correct locations. This role requires flexibility to support quick product changeover, supplier relationship management, and an analytical approach to ensure optimal part inventory levels and analysis on exceptions. Tasks will require performing detailed requirements analysis, pulling data from multiple sources, and performing risks assessments to determine mitigation plan. This candidate will understand the Rivian supply chain, our production processes, our warehouse operations, and impact on other Rivian teams. This position is based onsite in Normal, IL and reports to the Manager of Material Planning.


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    • Build and maintain strong supplier relationships
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    • Close collaboration with assigned suppliers to ensure timely delivery of parts
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    • Forecast accurate supply requirements via Material Requirements Planning “MRP” process
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    • Manage safety stock to maintain on hand inventory at optimal levels
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    • Ensure successful execution of day-to-day replenishment and supply continuity for all programs
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    • Primary point of contact for plant or warehouse escalations
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    • Manage backlog recovery through clear communication to the supply base
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    • Ability to support quick turn analysis on inventory run out and communicate clearly internally/externally
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    • Perform risk analysis and implement countermeasures
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    • Formally document root cause and corrective actions
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    • Attends meetings, creates reports and presents for their respective area/shop or suppliers
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    • Interfaces with Logistics department and logistics providers
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    • Support engineering changes, timing, and supply availability
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    • Determine bank build quantities in tooling moves, resourcing, and constrained supply situations
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    • Works cross-functionally with other departments to establish processes and procedures
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    • Develops and maintains department procedures and other written documentation
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    • Monitors supplier performance, conformance, and production schedules
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    • Facilitates and highlights opportunity for supplier improvement plans and countermeasures
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    • Cross functionally trains and supports plans to cover peer unplanned and planned absence
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    • Visit customer locations & plants during major milestone events to support the teams when required.
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    • Bachelors of Science in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or other related fields highly preferred or 3+ years of applicable experience.
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    • Experience with Materials Requirement Planning “MRP” Software such as SAP Preferred.
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    • Experience understanding MRP logic and demand plan creations highly preferred.
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    • Working knowledge in Excel, Word, Power point, and Outlook programs.
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    • Ability to set tasks and responsibilities.
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    • Creative problem-solving skills.
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    • Ability to meet deadlines and stay within budget.
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    • Strong team orientation and cross functional attitude.
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    • Previous material planning or warehouse planning experience preferred.
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    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as governmental regulations, safety rules, operating
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    • and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
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    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
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    • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
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    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
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    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
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    • Ability to communicate in a high-pressure environment.
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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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    Material Analyst

    Rivian

    Rivian

    IT
    Normal, IL, USA
    Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023

    Material Analyst

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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

    The Material Analyst is responsible for material planning of multiple production builds. As a Material Analyst, you must ensure that assigned parts have on time delivery to the correct locations. This role requires flexibility to support quick product changeover, supplier relationship management, and an analytical approach to ensure optimal part inventory levels and analysis on exceptions. Tasks will require performing detailed requirements analysis, pulling data from multiple sources, and performing risks assessments to determine mitigation plan. This candidate will understand the Rivian supply chain, our production processes, our warehouse operations, and impact on other Rivian teams. This position is based onsite in Normal, IL and reports to the Manager of Material Planning.


    Responsibilities

    • Build and maintain strong supplier relationships
    • Close collaboration with assigned suppliers to ensure timely delivery of parts
    • Forecast accurate supply requirements via Material Requirements Planning “MRP” process
    • Manage safety stock to maintain on hand inventory at optimal levels
    • Ensure successful execution of day-to-day replenishment and supply continuity for all programs
    • Primary point of contact for plant or warehouse escalations
    • Manage backlog recovery through clear communication to the supply base
    • Ability to support quick turn analysis on inventory run out and communicate clearly internally/externally
    • Perform risk analysis and implement countermeasures
    • Formally document root cause and corrective actions
    • Attends meetings, creates reports and presents for their respective area/shop or suppliers
    • Interfaces with Logistics department and logistics providers
    • Support engineering changes, timing, and supply availability
    • Determine bank build quantities in tooling moves, resourcing, and constrained supply situations
    • Works cross-functionally with other departments to establish processes and procedures
    • Develops and maintains department procedures and other written documentation
    • Monitors supplier performance, conformance, and production schedules
    • Facilitates and highlights opportunity for supplier improvement plans and countermeasures
    • Cross functionally trains and supports plans to cover peer unplanned and planned absence
    • Visit customer locations & plants during major milestone events to support the teams when required.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors of Science in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or other related fields highly preferred or 3+ years of applicable experience.
    • Experience with Materials Requirement Planning “MRP” Software such as SAP Preferred.
    • Experience understanding MRP logic and demand plan creations highly preferred.
    • Working knowledge in Excel, Word, Power point, and Outlook programs.
    • Ability to set tasks and responsibilities.
    • Creative problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to meet deadlines and stay within budget.
    • Strong team orientation and cross functional attitude.
    • Previous material planning or warehouse planning experience preferred.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as governmental regulations, safety rules, operating
    • and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
    • 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 interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Ability to communicate in a high-pressure environment.



    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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