Automation Technician
Posted on 2/23/2023
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
  • Can read and understand Work instructions
  • Can provide training to others as we bring on additional help
  • Understands FIFO principles of stock rotation and shelf life
  • Capable of working with other groups (quality, maintenance, engineering) to achieve the goals of Rivian
  • Minimum of 1 year experience programming industrial robots. Rivian will provide ABB specific training or have 5+ years manually painting automotive parts
  • Must demonstrate competence of ABB simulation software within 1 year of being in the position. This software knowledge will be required for Rivian to provide future model launch capability in application automation
  • Capable of lifting 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for 8-12 hours per day
  • Required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 25 pounds
  • Ability to perform all duties in a working environment that may contain dust, high noise levels, hot and cold weather
  • Understand and troubleshoot fluid delivery systems
  • Demonstrate application with understanding the science of appearance
  • Must be able to interpret engineering process sheets and apply paint layers to the requirements
  • Remain in assigned work area unless otherwise requested to support another zone
  • Complete all shift communications before end of shift, i.e. Communication emails, Paint schedule changes, and Equipment repair
  • Perform QC checks including dehydration checks, colorimeter, wavescan, PELT, and elcometer
  • Perform Robot cleaning
  • Perform bell cup cleaning & inspections
  • Responsible to produce quality with the minimum amount of material
  • Quarterly feedback to TM's, TC's and Quality group
  • Robot fault recovery
  • Complete assigned Robot PM's
  • Support line during lunch and breaks
  • Operate lift trucks as required

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Company Overview
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. The company believes there is a more responsible way to explore the world and is determined to make the transition to sustainable transportation an exciting one. Rivian designed their emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles to challenge what's possible.
  • Ownership for All: We offer every employee the opportunity to own Rivian stock through equity programs, supporting their financial wellness.
  • Mental and Emotional Wellness: We provide employees and their families access to mental wellness platforms and our Employees Assistance Program
  • Fertility and Family Planning: We support diverse family-building journeys, providing employees with benefits such as paid parental leave and financial support for adoption, fertility treatments or surrogacy.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages driven by mutual investment in our long-term growth and success.
  • Career Development: We enable all employees to own their development. Continuous learning opportunities and tuition reimbursement help drive performance, boost engagement and develop future leaders.
  • Transgender Benefits: In alignment with WPATH guidelines, our 2022 plans provide coverage toward medical, pharmacy and cosmetic needs.
Company Core Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team