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Manager – Material Handling
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
  • Availability to work 2nd shift and other shifts as needed
  • Experience with Materials Requirement Planning “MRP” Software such as SAP Preferred
  • Working knowledge in Excel, Word, Power point, and Outlook programs
  • Strong leadership skills, experience managing multiple teams preferred
  • Ability to set tasks and responsibilities
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and stay within budget
  • Strong team orientation and cross functional attitude
  • College degree preferred
  • 3 years previous supervisory experience highly preferred
  • Ensures that department Group Leaders (supervision) are maintaining: (Safety documentation, Ergonomics, Suggestions, Complaints, Training, Attendance, Overtime, and Vacation)
  • Performs and teaches all processes in the assigned Material Handling Group
  • Communicates between shifts and departments to implement best practices, resolve problems, and sustain consistent performance to objectives
  • Evaluates shift quality and performance levels and ensures the shift meets continuous improvement requirements
  • Evaluates bottlenecks in upstream processes and collaborates process improvement
  • Evaluates and develops countermeasures for downstream delivery issues
  • Supports and participates in pilot product programs or model change and model mix activities
  • Ensures adherence to local, state, and federal laws and corporate goals, objectives, and policies
  • Implements and monitors the metrics for the Group
  • Teaches, plans, and implements the RMS Quality Network with emphasis on the five core principles
  • Coordinates operational changes with the Material Handling organization
  • Follows the standardized work process
  • Maintains housekeeping standards and applies 5S as prescribed in RMS
  • Utilizes appropriate inventory controls and follows up on assignments
  • Ensures proper use and care of equipment
  • Responsible for implementing cross functional and job rotation training where applicable
  • Mentoring plant Material Handling Group Leaders, other as directed short term assignments
  • Visit customer locations & plants during major milestone events to support the teams when required
  • Manage all direct reports, develop job duties for all direct reports, monitor and feedback all direct reports on a quarterly basis

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