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Staff Manufacturing Engineer - Cell Electrode

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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 whats 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. We operate development centers in Plymouth, Michigan; Southern California (Irvine, Carson & LA); Silicon Valley (San Jose and Palo Alto); Vancouver, British Columbia; and Surrey, England; as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.RoleResponsibilities:Join a team developing next generation battery cells for Rivian!Own process/equipment within the Electrode Cell Manufacturing Engineering teamDefine manufacturing strategy for pilot and high volume productionWork with cell supplier on electrode related issues in production, work with team to assess path forwardCollaborate with various teams including design, quality, production to deliver optimum manufacturing solutionBe a key stakeholder in decision making for fast iterations and mass production scale-upWork with external and internal equipment suppliers to deliver manufacturing lineQualifications:Masters/PhD degree in Material/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, or similar technical field7+ years of experience in manufacturing engineering,Mixing, Coating or high-speed roll to roll systems experienceExperience in high-speed automation, mechanical design (CAD) and data collection (MES)Highly data driven; familiar with statistical software and approaches to provide data to make informed decisionsProven ability to scale process/equipment from lab to high volumeExperience in manufacturing engineering and production challengesAbility to follow through and make significant progress in a fast pace, demanding, dynamic environmentKnowledgeable in high and low volume manufacturing (proto-typing, OEE, equipment selection, DFM, 8D, CAD)Critical problem-solving skills: ability to ask the right people, the right questions at the right time in the right wayDetail oriented: ability to become subject matter expert in order to make informed decisionsCuriosity: demonstrate level of interest that enables inventivenessExecution: demonstrate that follow through is given as much attention as problem solvingCapable 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.Equal OpportunityRivian is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Rivian is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Rivian are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Rivian will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Rivian encourages applicants of all ages.PrivacyWe take your privacy seriously. For details please see our Candidate Privacy Notice.SDL2017

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