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    Manager, Quality Final Inspection

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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

    To manage and ensure smooth running of Final Inspection in the Rivian Automotive Assembly Plant. Responsible for the release of vehicles based on Quality Standards. MFG Quality Manager will oversee production final inspection operations across 3 shifts. The Manager is required to lead, plan, organize and coordinate the overall activities of the Final Inspection Team. The Manager will be accountable for the quantity and quality of the vehicles processed. This position requires the ability to work with cross-functional teams to ensure prevention of issues and to develop corrective actions. Requires technical decision-making ability on production vehicles. In addition, the manager should be a key influencer for the creation of a positive quality culture. This position requires a deep understanding of automotive quality and problem-solving tools. This position will report to our Sr. Manager, Quality Steering within our Quality Org at our Normal, IL plant.


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    • Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice processes. Vision, strategy, policies, processes, and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.
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    • Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on operational activities.
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    • Manage the Production Final Inspection Team (Set clear expectations for each position and process and ensure accountability)
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    • Understand Final Inspection team KPI’s and create plans to meet or exceed the targets.
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    • Adapt to changes and challenges in the manufacturing environment while maintaining a positive and motivational attitude.
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    • Develop strong relationships with upstream and downstream stakeholders
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    • Clarify the feedback and escalation processes to the team and continuously improve these processes as needed.
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    • Understand daily, weekly, and monthly top issues affecting FOK process and ensure these are fed back and escalated appropriately.
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    • Lead Quality investigations and improvements
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    • Prepare and reporting daily production status vs. plan and actions to close gaps. · Develop and refine final inspection processes and standards
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    • Lead cross functional problem-solving teams
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    • Implement all relevant procedures described in the Quality Management System (QMS) and ensure compliance.
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    • Respond to quality issues and steer, full analysis, poka-yokes (error proofing), and implementing short-term and long-term countermeasures
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    • Update quality documentation and communicate to carry forward lessons learned from quality concerns.
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    • Produce written reports and make presentations
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    • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems · Develop, implement, and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) for each area of responsibility
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    • Help set department objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports
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    • Potential business travel to support product /process/system development at company locations

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    • Engineering, Quality, Business, or Technical Bachelor-Degree Preferred,
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    • \n 5+ year’s experience as a manager in manufacturing environment required, Automotive preferred, quality experience preferred.
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    • Leadership experience required
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    • Experience dealing with customers and suppliers
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    • Creative problem-solving skills
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    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
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    • Process standardization experience
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    • Demonstrated project management skills.
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    • High proficiency in computer technology and systems operations.
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    • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
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    • Understanding of automobile systems and automobile quality required.
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    • Manufacturing/Assembly process experience.
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    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
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    • Good electronic communication software skills (MS Office, Minitab, email, etc.).
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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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    Candidate Data Privacy

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    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. 

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    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. 

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    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.  

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font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Lead cross functional problem-solving teams </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Implement all relevant procedures described in the Quality Management System (QMS) and ensure compliance. </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Respond to quality issues and steer, full analysis, poka-yokes (error proofing), and implementing short-term and long-term countermeasures </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Update quality documentation and communicate to carry forward lessons learned from quality concerns. </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Produce written reports and make presentations </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems &middot; 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The Manager will be accountable for the quantity and quality of the vehicles processed. This position requires the ability to work with cross-functional teams to ensure prevention of issues and to develop corrective actions. Requires technical decision-making ability on production vehicles. In addition, the manager should be a key influencer for the creation of a positive quality culture. This position requires a deep understanding of automotive quality and problem-solving tools. This position will report to our Sr. Manager, Quality Steering within our Quality Org at our Normal, IL plant.</span></p> <br><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br><br><ul><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\">Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice processes. 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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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font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Lead cross functional problem-solving teams </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Implement all relevant procedures described in the Quality Management System (QMS) and ensure compliance. </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Respond to quality issues and steer, full analysis, poka-yokes (error proofing), and implementing short-term and long-term countermeasures </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Update quality documentation and communicate to carry forward lessons learned from quality concerns. </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Produce written reports and make presentations </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems &middot; 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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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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.</span><span data-ccp-props=\\"{"335551550":6,"335551620":6,"335559739":240}\\">&nbsp;</span></p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">&nbsp;</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\"><span data-contrast=\\"auto\\">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&rsquo;s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services.</span><span data-ccp-props=\\"{"335551550":6,"335551620":6,"335559739":240}\\">&nbsp;</span></p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">&nbsp;</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\"><span data-contrast=\\"auto\\">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.&nbsp;</span><span data-ccp-props=\\"{"335551550":6,"335551620":6,"335559739":240}\\">&nbsp;</span></p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\">&nbsp;</p><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\"><strong>Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.</strong></p>","location_name":"100 Rivian Motorway (Normal Illinois)","street_address":"100 N. 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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>To manage and ensure smooth running of Final Inspection in the Rivian Automotive Assembly Plant. Responsible for the release of vehicles based on Quality Standards. MFG Quality Manager will oversee production final inspection operations across 3 shifts. The Manager is required to lead, plan, organize and coordinate the overall activities of the Final Inspection Team. The Manager will be accountable for the quantity and quality of the vehicles processed. This position requires the ability to work with cross-functional teams to ensure prevention of issues and to develop corrective actions. Requires technical decision-making ability on production vehicles. In addition, the manager should be a key influencer for the creation of a positive quality culture. This position requires a deep understanding of automotive quality and problem-solving tools. This position will report to our Sr. Manager, Quality Steering within our Quality Org at our Normal, IL plant.</span></p> <br><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br><br><ul><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\">Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice processes. Vision, strategy, policies, processes, and procedures to aid and improve operational performance. </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on operational activities. </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Manage the Production Final Inspection Team (Set clear expectations for each position and process and ensure accountability) </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Understand Final Inspection team KPI&rsquo;s and create plans to meet or exceed the targets. </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Adapt to changes and challenges in the manufacturing environment while maintaining a positive and motivational attitude. </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Develop strong relationships with upstream and downstream stakeholders </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Clarify the feedback and escalation processes to the team and continuously improve these processes as needed. </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Understand daily, weekly, and monthly top issues affecting FOK process and ensure these are fed back and escalated appropriately. </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Lead Quality investigations and improvements</span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Prepare and reporting daily production status vs. plan and actions to close gaps. &middot; Develop and refine final inspection processes and standards </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Lead cross functional problem-solving teams </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Implement all relevant procedures described in the Quality Management System (QMS) and ensure compliance. </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Respond to quality issues and steer, full analysis, poka-yokes (error proofing), and implementing short-term and long-term countermeasures </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Update quality documentation and communicate to carry forward lessons learned from quality concerns. </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Produce written reports and make presentations </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems &middot; Develop, implement, and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) for each area of responsibility </span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Help set department objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports</span></li><li><p style=\\"margin: 0px;\\"><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\">Potential business travel to support product /process/system development at company locations</span></p></li></ul> <br><strong>Qualifications</strong><br><br><ul><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Engineering, Quality, Business, or Technical Bachelor-Degree Preferred,</span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> 5+ year&rsquo;s experience as a manager in manufacturing environment required, Automotive </span>preferred, quality experience preferred.</li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\">Leadership experience required</span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Experience dealing with customers and suppliers</span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Creative problem-solving skills</span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Excellent communication and interpersonal skills</span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Process standardization experience</span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Demonstrated project management skills.</span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> High proficiency in computer technology and systems operations.</span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Strong communication and negotiation skills.</span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Understanding of automobile systems and automobile quality required.</span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Manufacturing/Assembly process experience.</span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.</span></li><li><span style=\\"font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif; color: black;\\"> Good electronic communication software skills (MS Office, Minitab, email, etc.).</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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    Manager, Quality Final Inspection

    Rivian

    Rivian

    Quality Assurance
    Normal, IL, USA
    Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Manager, Quality Final Inspection

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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

    To manage and ensure smooth running of Final Inspection in the Rivian Automotive Assembly Plant. Responsible for the release of vehicles based on Quality Standards. MFG Quality Manager will oversee production final inspection operations across 3 shifts. The Manager is required to lead, plan, organize and coordinate the overall activities of the Final Inspection Team. The Manager will be accountable for the quantity and quality of the vehicles processed. This position requires the ability to work with cross-functional teams to ensure prevention of issues and to develop corrective actions. Requires technical decision-making ability on production vehicles. In addition, the manager should be a key influencer for the creation of a positive quality culture. This position requires a deep understanding of automotive quality and problem-solving tools. This position will report to our Sr. Manager, Quality Steering within our Quality Org at our Normal, IL plant.


    Responsibilities

    • Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice processes. Vision, strategy, policies, processes, and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.
    • Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on operational activities.
    • Manage the Production Final Inspection Team (Set clear expectations for each position and process and ensure accountability)
    • Understand Final Inspection team KPI’s and create plans to meet or exceed the targets.
    • Adapt to changes and challenges in the manufacturing environment while maintaining a positive and motivational attitude.
    • Develop strong relationships with upstream and downstream stakeholders
    • Clarify the feedback and escalation processes to the team and continuously improve these processes as needed.
    • Understand daily, weekly, and monthly top issues affecting FOK process and ensure these are fed back and escalated appropriately.
    • Lead Quality investigations and improvements
    • Prepare and reporting daily production status vs. plan and actions to close gaps. · Develop and refine final inspection processes and standards
    • Lead cross functional problem-solving teams
    • Implement all relevant procedures described in the Quality Management System (QMS) and ensure compliance.
    • Respond to quality issues and steer, full analysis, poka-yokes (error proofing), and implementing short-term and long-term countermeasures
    • Update quality documentation and communicate to carry forward lessons learned from quality concerns.
    • Produce written reports and make presentations
    • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems · Develop, implement, and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) for each area of responsibility
    • Help set department objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports
    • Potential business travel to support product /process/system development at company locations


    Qualifications

    • Engineering, Quality, Business, or Technical Bachelor-Degree Preferred,
    • 5+ year’s experience as a manager in manufacturing environment required, Automotive preferred, quality experience preferred.
    • Leadership experience required
    • Experience dealing with customers and suppliers
    • Creative problem-solving skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Process standardization experience
    • Demonstrated project management skills.
    • High proficiency in computer technology and systems operations.
    • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
    • Understanding of automobile systems and automobile quality required.
    • Manufacturing/Assembly process experience.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Good electronic communication software skills (MS Office, Minitab, email, etc.).



    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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