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Equipment Engineer - Material Flow
Posted on 6/10/2022
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related area of study and 3 years of previous experience or the equivalent required
  • Experience using engineering design software such as AutoCAD preferred
  • Experience with Materials Requirement Planning “MRP” Software such as SAP preferred
  • Experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems “MES” preferred
  • High level of proficiency in Excel, Word, Power point, and Outlook programs
  • Leadership skills 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 apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • 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
  • Procuring, assigning, issuing, and tracking of powered industrial vehicles
  • Monitor power vehicle telemetrics for downtime and route improvement, accident monitoring/reporting, etc
  • Determine equipment charging requirements, locations, and assist with coordination of installation
  • Procurement, coordination & maintenance/repair of power equipment add-ons including but not limited to tablets, scanners, & radios
  • Assessing needs for replacement of outdated equipment and providing recommendations for upgrades
  • Developing business cases and justifications for additional equipment requirements to gain financial approval
  • Obtaining vendor quotes, creating purchase orders, reviewing vendor invoices, and tracking of vendor purchases
  • Establish and monitor preventative maintenance agreements/schedules for power vehicles, lift tables, etc
  • Monitor repair costs and conduct root cause analysis
  • Establish a repair program for carts & dollies
  • Conducts time studies to determine headcount and equipment requirements in order to define department budget forecasts
  • Manages all container, dolly, and packaging requirements and organizes reviews and buyoffs of prototype units during pilot builds
  • Leads Continuous Improvement projects to improve efficiency of material handling processes and drive cost reductions
  • Interfaces with plant facility or service provider to schedule and coordinate equipment preventative maintenance
  • Liaisons with platform containerization and logistics
  • Interfaces with Systems Integration and/or Plant IT group on equipment tracking systems and DPS/SAP material installations
  • Supports the production organization
  • Writes & follows the standardized work process
  • Visit customer locations & plants during major milestone events to support the teams when required

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Company mission
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 Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team