Technical Program Manager
Posted on 3/16/2023

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
  • 2+ years of experience in Automotive, Tier 1, OEM, or technical field (vehicle repair a plus)
  • Bachelors (Masters Preferred) with emphasis in Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical, Materials Engineering or related discipline
  • CAD/Catia/Enovia/PLM experience
  • Analytical and structured problem-solving capabilities to allow decision-making or presenting recommendations to the business
  • Experience analyzing design changes (vehicle repair / aftermarket a plus)
  • Experience managing complex Bills of Material (Service BOM a plus)
  • Knowledge of MRP/ERP with focused experience on product lifecycle management, bills of material, supply chain operations, and procure to pay processes (SAP experience a plus)
  • The ability to sit or stand for 8-12 hours per day
  • The ability to communicate using telephone and/or e-mail/slack
  • The ability to read and interpret documents and engineering data
  • The ability to lift or carry at least 25 pounds
  • Partnering with Service Engineers to develop the Service BOM for new vehicles, to determine which parts of the vehicle will be serviced and implemented in the global service network
  • Go-to-Market new part introduction and program launch responsibilities (service level to service center launch)
  • Ownership of End of Life parts analysis process for your vehicle systems to mitigate obsolescence, ensure supply continuity, mitigate inaccurate forecasting, and align on commercial and warehousing strategy terms
  • Technical expertise and analysis of design changes in part designs to determine supersession and compatibility relationships for your parts
  • Support exception management reporting, part serviceability escalations, and proactive monitoring of new part introductions to ensure supply continuity for your parts
  • Collaborate with purchasing, demand planning, supply chain, global distribution centers, engineering, and other partners to understand demand forecast drivers that will impact supply continuity
  • Drive first principles approach in cross-functional decision making to move sourcing, service level, and forecasting forward, enabling supply continuity across the service network
  • Seek out new innovations and present new strategies to continuously improve all areas of your work and the organization
  • Ability to flex in and out of varying BOM Systems in line with changes to the Service program portfolio