Quality Technician
Team Member Launch
Posted on 3/25/2023
Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • High School degree or GED preferred
  • +2 years' experience in Manufacturing Production, assembly or quality processes and/or automotive repair and/or mechanical experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work safely
  • Experience with identifying Non-Conforming Material and containment of said material
  • Understanding of quality and inspection methods
  • Kaizen / continuous improvement process experience
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills (8D, 4M or similar method problem-solving experience)
  • Great sense of prioritizing and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Team player - Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly ambiguous, multi-cultural environment with cross-functional teams
  • Production Operations Knowledge - Has a firm understanding of how complex production lines operate including production control, material handling, supply chain, quality, and production team
  • Understanding of how the manufacturing validation process runs in relation to complex new products that stretch across various engineer teams and manufacturing centers/factories (methodology, validation plans, associated KPIs)
  • Read and comprehend instructions and follow established procedures
  • Collect all materials and equipment needed to begin the Quality Inspection Process
  • Develop, maintain, and improve the quality culture within the responsible area
  • Inspects, test or measure components, products and materials being received on a daily basis
  • Maintain a strict adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures thereby clearly identifying irregularities that may cause damage or inefficiency to the process by Identifying and containing suspect defective material found within the facilities and on the assembly line
  • Keep records of production quantities and time
  • Maintain equipment in good condition
  • Ability to develop and implement product inspection plans
  • Execute product and process validation/inspection plans
  • Improve product/process quality by defining/implementing recommendations for change
  • Assist in performing and teaching all processes and assignments within the department, with the ability to fill in as needed
  • Maintain open communication with counterparts to report back any Quality Concerns
  • Maintain a high-quality relationship with the manufacturing team they are supporting
  • Initiate and participate in quality-related continuous improvement (Kaizen) projects
  • May perform other duties as assigned

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