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Manager – Scheduling
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 4-8 years' experience in Automobile industry is a must working with various, MRP, ERP and MES systems
  • 3 years minimum in supervisory role
  • Engineering Degree (Industrial, Mechanical, Electric or Computer science) or MBA in operation management
  • Working knowledge in SQL, Excel, Word, Power point, and Outlook programs
  • Strong leadership skills, experience managing multiple teams preferred
  • Ability to set tasks and responsibilities
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and stay within budget
  • Strong team orientation and cross functional attitude
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as governmental regulations, 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
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-pressure environment
  • Ability to withstand exposure to solvents, fumes, heat, and odors normally associated with paint application
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Manage/ lead setting up of schedules for Battery, Drive unit and DC/FC shops
  • Responsible over the propulsion scheduling teams for all vehicle models , ensuring adherence to the defined scheduling scope and on site production support during operating hours. Scope involves, active participation for suggestions , complaints, training , attendance, overtime and vacation
  • Responsible for build ratio, sequences and management of overall buffer in and outside the factory
  • Responsible for maintaining shiftily, daily and weekly reporting for defined KPI's. Ensuring that cross-shift communication is handed off succinctly
  • Work with program teams on forecasted cross plant requirements and fulfilments activities
  • Ownership of latest part cut ins , new program launches , change in revisions and maintenance of application matrix
  • Work with ERP systems on full shop implementation and find solution, document and align with cross functional teams in the absence of such system
  • Will require to be part of the daily stand up meetings to discuss tactical level plan and execution
  • Will require to perform daily line walks and provide support to the Production and Production Control teams
  • Work with supply chain teams to ensure the demand signals are matching official plan
  • Risk mitigation and propose deviated plan with minimal impact and communicate risks to all involved stakeholders
  • Work with IT teams to close out open issues and root cause analysis, creating a pareto for various occurrences
  • Responsible for setting up SOP for Propulsion scheduling process and strict adherence with necessary documentation
  • Manage monthly and quarterly performance review with all direct reports and provide constructive feedback and guidance for progression to respective career goals
  • Teaches, plans, and implements the Rivian Production and Quality Network with emphasis on the five core principles

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