Sr. Manager
Global Distribution Strategy, Service
Posted on 3/15/2023
Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 10+ years of experience in Automotive, Tier 1, OEM, or technical field with emphasis in demand planning, supply chain, materials management, distribution, or logistics
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or related field (MS or MBA preferred in related discipline)
  • 3-5+ years of direct management experience leading teams within a fast-paced technology/automotive distribution or supply chain environment with a proven track record of performance
  • Excellent program management skills and ability to work within guidelines, JIRA or Smartsheets a plus
  • Understanding of supply chain total cost trade-offs between transport cost, inventory, and service
  • Strong collaborator, with willingness to drive change
  • Extensive knowledge/experience setting up and managing distribution network
  • Clear understanding of warehouse management systems and the interaction with ERP systems
  • Knowledge of international compliance and logistics for expanding global footprint
  • Strong analytical and structured problem-solving capabilities with a focus on data driven action and results
  • Broad experience defining, launching, and driving strategic process redesign initiatives to improve internal and external processes and operations, working closely with cross-functional teams and stakeholders in a technology environment
  • Process design experience, with proven ability to understand, document, and transform complex processes into operational systems
  • Able to work efficiently under high amount of work/stress
  • Ability to coach, manage, and support competence development within a team
  • Appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with internal and external partners
  • Ability to stand or sit for 8-10 hours per day
  • Required to communicate using telephone and/or e-mail
  • Ability to view, reach, and interpret documents
  • Lead and develop a team of highly skilled individuals to formulate global supply chain roadmaps and implement programs on time and within budget
  • Drive development and execution of holistic supply network design to ensure End to End supply chain continuity through innovative and optimized solutions
  • Effectively manage team priorities, organize workload, and meet committed program deadlines to support Rivian's success
  • Develop and execute the overall Global Distribution Service strategic plan which will drive optimal customer experience
  • Ensure supply continuity through network design, capacity planning, risk management, compliance, and service
  • Drive key KPI improvement activities for distribution to enable predictive performance and financial planning through development and execution of specific strategies
  • Drive operational excellence and best practices across the network aimed at reducing costs and improving service level
  • Develop best in class service operations leveraging Rivian's platform and new technologies
  • Seek out new innovations and present new strategies to continuously improve all areas of the organization
  • Advise and adjust organization on new strategic developments to scale, automate, and grow

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