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Staff Technical Program Manager
Posted on 4/30/2022
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 5 years experience on a program team
  • Launch experience on a vehicle program
  • DRE experience
  • Exposure to multiple functional areas
  • Vehicle integration or calibration experience
  • Appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with internal and external partners
  • Understanding of engineering theory and principles of operation of mechanical/electrical systems
  • Technical and professional skills in job-related area required
  • Able to work efficiently under high amount of work/stress
  • Specific knowledge of engineering discipline (e.g. mechanics, physics, metallurgy, manufacturing methods, electronics, software, control systems) within job-related area
  • High level analytical ability where problems are unusual and complex
  • Knowledge of engineering software and systems as it pertains to job-related area
  • BS in Engineering or similar technical degree required
  • Masters Degree (Preferred)
  • Design, Development, Validation, Release and Launch Execution of an all new vehicle
  • Engineering leadership including on-site support as needed at assembly plant or test locations
  • Vehicle Balance vs. marketing and styling requirements
  • Support physical integration of the vehicle via design reviews with the Chief Engineer
  • Support performance integration of vehicle, including driving design solutions for integration issues
  • Imperative allocation to SMTs and managing imperative trade-offs
  • Engineering budget trade-offs (vehicle and material focus)
  • Responsible for program deliverables status at program gateways and weekly executive reviews
  • Issue resolution champion and roadblock remover for cross functional issues
  • Run weekly KPI meeting
  • Engineering approval responsibility for engineering releases
  • Lead Mule build execution
  • Assistant to Vehicle Line Director or Vehicle Program Director

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