Lead People Partner
Posted on 3/23/2023

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Automotive & Transportation
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.
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • 5+ years of Human Resources generalist experience. Exposure to Engineering, Product Development, and/or R&D client groups a plus
  • Familiar with working in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to quickly communicate and prioritize competing needs of the business
  • Exceptional project management skills and the ability to translate complex issues into straightforward communications
  • Proficient knowledge of Human Resources, policy interpretations and legal requirements
  • Ability to compile information and analyze data to drive decision making
  • Possess a high level of problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and exercise judgment in disclosing or withholding confidential information
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Four (4) year college or university degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business Management or related field required. Master's degree preferred
  • Proactive partnership and coaching with business leaders on employee performance and engagement strategies
  • Collect and analyze data themes and effectively create and communicate strategies and solutions to the business
  • Acts as a strategic business partner to functional leaders on management, recruiting coaching, career development, disciplinary actions and employee relations
  • Assist in developing and executing personnel procedures and policies, providing guidance and interpretation for business operations and employees
  • Suggest and implement new procedures and policies to continually improve efficiency and effectiveness of the Human Resources. department and organization, and to improve employee experience
  • Prepares and facilitates employee separations
  • Develop, plan and execute employee engagement activities such as trainings and focus groups
  • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, off-boarding and investigations
  • Oversee the maintenance of human resources records including new hires, transfers, terminations, job changes, salary adjustments, etc
  • Responds to employee inquiries regarding recruiting, benefits, payroll, compensation, and all other HR disciplines
  • Partners with Human Resources subject matter experts to effectively answer and resolve all complex inquiries and develop more effective programs and processes
  • In partnership with benefits, oversee the administration of leaves of absence, FMLA/STD/LTD, ADA, Workers Compensation to include documentation, reporting to third party, and communication to employee/manager
  • Support other Human Resources functions as needed
  • Other special project work as needed