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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer
Posted on 2/5/2023
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering or Master's degree in engineering, supply chain, or another related field
  • 3+ years in an engineering, manufacturing, or other related fields, experience in quality preferred
  • Technical expertise in automotive manufacturing processes related to battery and thermal parts including knowledge of safety and test requirements and appearance approval process
  • Understanding of Geometric Design and Tolerancing (GD&T) and datum structures
  • Knowledge of IATF16949:2016
  • Working knowledge of Metrology, Inspection Methods and Equipment
  • Strong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Must be able to travel up to 50%
  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment
  • Planning and prioritizing activities
  • Understanding of cost and financial impacts
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge
  • Manage problem landscape through detailed work in problem solving
  • Perform on-site supplier visits/audits for root cause analysis, verification of correction actions implemented and documented at the supplier location
  • Develop supplier action plans to support the industrialization of the supplier
  • Support supplier development team in the advanced product quality planning (APQP)
  • Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team to define process parameters and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process requirements
  • Promote the use of Rivian preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Lean, Six-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis, and Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Support the Quality Organization to monitor and report on supplier product quality and performance
  • Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in order to adhere to process and prevent occurrence of any non-conformity relating to product, process or system

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