Senior Material Analyst
3rd Shift
Posted on 4/4/2023
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering, Supply Chain Management or other related fields highly preferred or 3-5 years of applicable experience
  • Experience with Materials Requirement Planning “MRP” Software such as SAP required
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel, Word, Power point, and Outlook programs
  • Ability to set tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to meet deadlines and stay within budget
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong team orientation and cross functional attitude
  • Ability and willingness to train and lead others
  • Overall understanding of purchasing practices, logistics flow, and warehousing of inventories
  • 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
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands and fingers, 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 travel, drive a motor vehicle, communicate using telephone and e-mail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-pressure environment
  • Ability to withstand exposure to solvents, fumes, heat, and odors normally associated with paint application
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Internal candidates interested in this position are required to have spent 6 months in their current position before moving onto another team
  • Provides coverage for first and second shift materials planning during night shift hours
  • Attends meetings, creates reports, and provides updates on potential risks and known critical parts issues
  • Ability to gather information from peers for reporting purposes
  • Provides daily team pass down at end of shift
  • Ability to report out clearly and precisely in leadership or program meetings as required
  • Review and provide guidance of initial escalation to Material Analyst
  • Interfaces with logistics, material handling, warehousing, purchasing, supplier quality, suppliers, and other internal and external groups
  • Work supplier releases and shortage reports to identify and correct potential risks
  • Monitors critical part shipments and deliveries
  • Executes the material inventory processes as they relate to Material Requirements Planning
  • Leads and maintains assigned analytics projects and reporting
  • Inputs and adheres to the department annual business plan
  • Supports planned and unplanned absence coverage of other team members as necessary
  • Cross-functionally train planning for other shops
  • Visit customer locations & plants during major milestone events to support other teams as required
  • Works and builds relationships with multiple suppliers
  • Ensures consistent availability of material for production by forecasting adequate volumes that align with the build plan and budget

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