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Staff Manufacturing Engineer - Stamping Capital Equipment

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 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. 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.This is what you'll do:Utilize strategic sourcing process to scope, identify, negotiate and implement, install and commission Stamping Capital Equipment.Engage and support other functional groups on scope and RFQ development, contract negotiation, cost reduction and installation.Provide in-depth analysis of total spend data to identify opportunities for short-term improvements and strategic initiativesProgram manage the rollout of selected technologies and systems to internal and external stakeholdersEngage with and support manufacturing leadership in identification of technologies and suppliers for fabrication of Rivian's manufacturing facilitiesCommunicate clearly to internal and external stakeholders, remaining composed under pressure while adapting to a dynamic work environmentSupport business planning initiatives and milestone attainmentthis is what you'll need:Bachelors Degree or 5+ years of relevant work experience7-10 years' experience in Press Room/ Stamping/Automation Equipment, sourcing, contract negotiation and supplier managementExperience in managing sourcing projects that support cross-functional internal organizationsDemonstrated ability to identify process issues and drive improvements that improve operational efficiencyKnowledge and experience with stamping dies and automation is a plusStrong analytical, interpersonal and communication skillsProgram management skills in order to track and report on project open issues and statusHigh level of integrityThis is where you'll work:Department: Manufacturing Engineering-StampingLocation: Plymouth, MI. , Normal, IL., and other Rivian Manufacturing facilitiesEqual 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

Keywords: Rivian Automotive, Palo Alto , Staff Manufacturing Engineer - Stamping Capital Equipment, Other , Palo Alto, California

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