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Manager – Data & Systems
Posted on 11/22/2022
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
  • 3-5+ years of experience in Automotive, Tier 1, OEM, or technical field with emphasis on the business systems required for Material Flow operations
  • BS/BA in Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain, IT, or related field
  • SAP Experience highly preferred, to include experience leading an SAP or making significant enhancements to the software in a manufacturing environment
  • Emphasis on warehouse management systems specifically, SAP EWM or similar
  • Master's Degree in a related field preferred, could include Industrial Engineering, Systems, Supply Chain, Software Engineering
  • Strong collaborator, with willingness to drive change and a track record of success working with cross-functional team
  • Clear understanding of warehouse management systems (EWM) and the interaction with ERP systems (SAP)
  • Strong analytical and structured problem-solving capabilities
  • Broad experience defining, launching, and driving strategic process redesign initiatives to improve internal and external processes and operations, working closely with cross-functional teams and stakeholders in a technology environment
  • Process design experience, with proven ability to understand, document, and transform complex processes
  • Experience working with data analytics, understanding and developing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and the defining and building the tools needed to manage by KPI
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to 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
  • In the performance of the duties of this job the employee is required to communicate using telephone and e-mail
  • Responsible for ensuring that system functionality exists to support physical material handling processes that enable adequate material flow and inventory accuracy
  • Build business process requirements and communicate them to the appropriate IT development teams for any new process implementation
  • Lead workshops that include our operations teams and any cross-functional stakeholders to determine system gaps and/or continuous improvement opportunities
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the department in conjunction with any new system functionality to ensure process stability and consistency; build out training content to support the rollout of these procedures to the appropriate audiences
  • Monitor systems performance and urgently respond to any deviations from normal operation or risks of system errors or downtime
  • Manage the day-to-day operations for a team of Material Integration Specialists and Data Analytics specialists, ensure work efficiency and appropriate utilization of these specialized resources4

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