Lead Program Manager
Vehicle Operations
Posted on 4/4/2023
Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous, fast paced and iterative environment, while keeping organization priorities top of mind
  • Experience implementing projects using procedures such as: PDCA, DMAIC, Kaizen, and other Lean methodologies
  • Analytical mindset- able to use data to determine the best path forward
  • Operator at heart - a passion for the “go see” in the field
  • 5+ years of experience in operations & project management
  • Proven track record of executing multiple complex projects simultaneously from start to finish
  • Passion for operations and process improvement principles
  • An innovative, customer-centric mindset and approach
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Use the organization's objectives and priorities to create project roadmaps and provide feedback to supporting work partners such as product, demand planning, and business operations
  • Create, adjust and improve on current processes to meet new business needs and ensure our internal teams are able to meet long term goals and day to day key performance indicators
  • Utilize operations management best practices to ensure processes implemented are as simple as possible with efficiency and scalability in mind
  • Scope and scale project/program management tools (such as Smartsheets, Confluence, SharePoint) and best practices to meet the unique needs of specific projects and programs
  • Work closely with internal team members to identify problems, support problem solving events, test out solutions, and ensure compliance in processes across all areas of our vehicle management business
  • Manage team communications and keep a Project Archive that memorializes and packages project charters, models, deliverables, etc in an organized way that we can always reference in the future
  • Anticipate organizational needs and pursue proactive solutions, as well as retrieve feedback from field partners, executives, and cross functional teams to determine future business needs
  • Travel to operational markets to ensure successful project adoptions

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