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Sr. Manager Quality Manufacturing Eol (End of Line)
Posted on 3/8/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Leadership
Management
Requirements
  • Significant experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment, preferably automotive
  • Cross-functional operations in a manufacturing setting
  • Leadership experience preferred
  • Experience of dealing with customers and suppliers
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or Management field and/or
  • 8+ years Manufacturing leadership experience in a high-volume manufacturing operation, preferably automotive
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Ability to communicate in a high-pressure environment
Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice processes. Vision, strategy, policies, processes, and procedures to aid and improve operational performance
  • Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on operational activities
  • Implement all relevant procedures described in the Quality Management System (QMS) and ensure compliance
  • Develop in-house systems and procedures to meet the needs of external customers
  • Respond to quality issues by putting in containment actions, full analysis, poka-yokes (error proofing), and implementing short-term and long-term countermeasures
  • Update quality documentation and communicate to carry forward lessons learned from quality concerns in new customer contracts
  • Ensure that plant schedule for vehicle builds is fulfilled by operation deliverables
  • Introduce new systems and procedures where appropriate
  • Undertake internal and process audits of the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Direct reports are: Managers, Group Leaders, Quality/process engineers, Team Leaders and production workers
  • Establish and refine quality sign-off instructions, standards and documentation
  • Report against agreed quality metrics
  • Produce written reports and make presentations
  • Undertake continuous training and development
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
  • Identify business improvement opportunities within the organization
  • Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, including the engagement of external resources as required
  • Develop, implement, and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) for each area of responsibility
  • Help set department objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports
  • Ensure KPIs are met
  • Input and hold responsibility for team budgets
  • Responsible for achieving budget and forecast
Rivian

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Automotive
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.
Benefits
  • 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 Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team