Technical Program Manager
Electrical Distribution Systems, Eds
Posted on 3/15/2023

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.
Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Master's/Bachelor's degree in engineering/technology/business
  • Minimum 5+ years of technical program management or relevant experience
  • Detailed knowledge of product development process from design, development, validation and integration
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills at all working levels, internally and externally
  • Proven experience driving progress on multiple projects across multiple locations and timelines
  • Ability to manage ambiguity, create clarity and push for prioritization by risk
  • Strong ability to humbly lead by influence and by example
  • Proven ability to solve complex problems, work with ambiguity and be self-motivated
  • Experienced with implementing and refining new processes
  • Travel as needed to support builds
  • Work closely with the Electrical Distribution Systems (EDS) team to create and manage engineering schedules, prototype and production supplier schedules to support overall vehicle program milestones and deliverables
  • Constantly identify programmatic risks, critical dependencies, and work to mitigate and reduce exposure
  • Provide timely escalation of technical, timing, or resource issues/risks to Engineering and Vehicle leadership teams
  • Drive engineering teams towards containment and resolution of issues raised from design reviews, virtual builds, and build events to protect the program's schedule to start of production (SOP) and ongoing production
  • Maintain supplier relationships in collaboration with Supply Chain team to ensure timely deliveries for build events
  • Drive x-functional collaboration between studio design, structures, interiors, electrical, mechanical engineering and manufacturing teams to deliver an exceptional product across our program line-up
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned within the scope of the position