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Senior Technical Program Manager - Cell Cost Modeling

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

  • Join a comprehensive team working on the design and manufacture of battery cells for Rivian!
  • Own a system for collecting and maintaining cost and performance data from various programs across cell engineering and manufacturing
  • Collaborate closely with manufacturing, supply chain, purchasing teams as well as external vendors to collect the most up-to-date information on equipment, materials, factory, and utilities
  • Generate and present ad hoc and periodic reports on manufacturing cost and performance
  • Deep dive into technical process details to understand the risk/reward profiles of new methods and materials
  • Identify and communicate opportunities to improve models for cost or performance estimation
  • Coordinate software development and analytical tasks between manufacturing and data science/engineering
  • Manage Jira boards and other tools to organize, track, and document modeling efforts
  • Champion Rivian culture within cross functional teams and ensure cohesion
  • Ensure project success by highlighting challenges early and working to mitigate gaps Qualifications
    • Bachelors/Masters degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering or similar technical field
    • 3+ years of experience analyzing and modeling complex manufacturing processes, specifically throughput and cost modeling
    • Experience in a battery cell, semiconductor, or related high-volume manufacturing environment
    • Strong drive and demonstrable experience in improving the cost and output efficiency of battery cell manufacturing is desirable
    • Proficiency in carrying out complex analytical tasks using MS Excel and similar tools
    • Proficiency in performing analysis in Python or R, and associated data science libraries
    • Demonstrated ability to distill and convey key information through visuals and reports
    • Experience managing projects with multiple cross-functional stakeholders with varying priorities
    • Experience with dashboarding tools, databases (SQL etc.)
    • Requires excellent organization, communication, collaboration, and prioritization skills
    • Critical problem-solving skills: ability to ask the right people, the right questions at the right time in the right way
    • Detail oriented: ability to become a subject matter expert to make informed decisions
    • Curiosity: demonstrate level of interest that enables inventiveness
    • Execution: demonstrate that follow through is given as much attention as problem solving
    • Structured: able to organize chaos thru methodical framework and documentation to achieve goals harmoniously
    • Capable of working as a member of a team across several cross functional disciplines, including product design, quality, construction, production, supply chain, controls, external vendors etc.

Keywords: Rivian Automotive, Palo Alto , Senior Technical Program Manager - Cell Cost Modeling, IT / Software / Systems , Palo Alto, California

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