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Process Engineer
Propulsion 2nd Shift
Posted on 3/15/2023
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
  • Must have good communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Hands-on experience with supporting production equipment (Mechanical, electrical, control systems, automation, robotics, adhesives systems, etc. )
  • Experience in using 2D & 3D Modeling tools (AutoCAD, CATIA/ENOVIA) preferred
  • Experience and/or Knowledge in DOE, Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance, Torque Tooling, Error Proofing, and PFMEA preferred
  • Experience and/or certification in Six Sigma DMAIC (optional), Lean Assembly Principles, Time Studies using MTM or MODAPTS
  • Working knowledge in Excel, Word, Power point, and Outlook programs
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong team orientation and cross functional attitude
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering discipline preferred or a combination of combined experience
  • Prefer 1-3+ years engineering experience in a high-volume manufacturing operation, preferably automotive / battery manufacturing
  • Ability to stand for 8-12 hours per day
  • Required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 25 pounds
  • Ability to perform all duties in a working environment that may contain dust, high noise levels, hot and cold weather
  • Coordinate engineering changes and new program launches
  • Review, interpret, and summarize statistical data to drive process improvement
  • Determine the 'Best Practice' process approach of material, tooling, equipment, and labor process
  • Develop work instructions, standardized work, process flow, and process documentation to ensure manufacturing process is being followed
  • Work with design engineering team to develop and establish a design that lends itself to high volume production while ensuring quality during the manufacturing process
  • Work with manufacturing engineering team to commission and optimize next generation Module and Drive Unit assembly equipment
  • Perform time analysis using a standard motion time system (MODAPTS), estimate production times, manage staffing requirements, manage labor costs, and drive line balancing
  • Coordinate with team to determine and introduce optimum plant layout, equipment, tooling, and racking in Assembly to achieve maximum efficiency
  • Support production teams through process and equipment related troubleshooting/continuous improvement
  • Develop recovery/troubleshooting best practices and procedures for production team to increase equipment availability
  • Investigate assembly issues and implement solutions by reviewing product design, established processes, and equipment/tooling effectiveness
Desired Qualifications
  • Kaizen, 5S, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma etc experience is a plus

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