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Senior Staff Design Engineer
Updated on 1/31/2023
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • 8+ years of industry experience, or equivalent
  • A creative, first-principals, systems-thinking approach to solving problems
  • Proven success in the end-to-end development of consumer products with a mastery of NPI requirements
  • Proficiency creating CAD model and drawings following ANSI Y14.5, preferably CATIA v6 or Solidworks
  • Proficiency design in metallic, plastic, and composite components
  • Experience working with domestic and international suppliers
  • Independently own the end-to-end development of mechanical and electromechanical components in support of our vehicle program
  • Create and develop detailed engineering and product requirements
  • Generate concept sketches, mechanical designs, physical prototypes, and presentation materials to effectively communicate ideas to teammates and leadership
  • Mechanical and electro-mechanical design in 3D CAD, including tolerancing and creation of 2D drawings
  • Develop and manage your part system, subsystem and component data through the PLM environment
  • Manage the verification and validation activities for your systems
  • Work with both domestic and international suppliers to ensure quality and program timing are met

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