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Staff Manufacturing Engineer
General Assembly
Posted on 10/13/2022
Atlanta, GA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or similar technical field
  • 7+ years of experience in an engineering role related to automated equipment and processes, preferably from concept definition to fully ramped
  • Demonstrated ability to optimize existing processes for rate, yield, availability
  • Proven success at delivering complex projects
  • Detailed knowledge of manufacturing and processing principles (cycle time analysis, quality control, equipment efficiency, equipment selection, return on investment, error proofing, ergonomics, material logistics)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively solve difficult technical problems
  • Ability to work independently with only general guidance
  • Ability to lead technical team members
  • Capable of working as a member of a team across several cross functional disciplines, including with external stakeholders
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in both 2D & 3D CAD environments
  • Experience with robot automation cells
  • Experience with conveyors & controls automation
  • Design and deliver entire Paint & General Assembly production lines and processes
  • Integrate new vehicle models into existing facilities
  • Architect and implement line re-rate projects
  • Define the assembly process flow, build sequence, logistics strategies, equipment and tooling specifications for Paint & General Assembly
  • Partner with Operations teams to ensure a successful ramp and long-term production at our facilities
  • In-house development of workstations, manufacturing equipment and fixtures
  • Develop equipment qualification including correlation, process capability (CP/CPK) and Gage Repeatability / Reproducibility (GR&R)
  • Management of equipment suppliers / partners during specification, design, buyoff, installation, commissioning and ramp up
  • Drive the continuous evolution of Rivian equipment standards
  • Ensure achievement of safety, quality, cost, timing & performance targets
  • Provide regular, metric-based project updates to the management team
  • Challenge assumptions that are not backed up by a thorough engineering evaluation

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