United States, Illinois, Normal, United States

Posted on: 2022-11-23

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Containment Operations Coordinator

About the company:

Doing something different is never easy. It requires courage, optimism and grit. Core to our mission is building a team of adventurous individuals determined to make a positive impact on the world. This means challenging ourselves constantly. Stretching beyond the bounds of conventional thinking. Reframing old problems. Seeking new solutions. And operating comfortably in a space of uncertainty. While our backgrounds are diverse, our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. Do you like doing the impossible? We’d love to hear from you.

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 

As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 

As a Rivian Containment Operations Coordinator you will be responsible for the execution of all Yard Containments to ensure quality and safety of Rivian vehicles. You will be engaging with Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering and Field Service to address product issues with vehicles in the Normal yard. Working alongside a vast group of individuals, to solve complex problems while making sure Rivian’s high standard of quality requirements are met.


  • Lead and manage the end-to-end execution of Yard Containments within a timely manner by collaborating with Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering and Service.
  • Work alongside Engineering, Manufacturing and Service to develop, document and implement effective containment repair strategies.
  • Manage multiple containments and learn to quickly pivot when direction changes.
  • Work alongside Manufacturing and Engineering to ensure all parts, tools and consumables are accounted for prior to execution of containment.
  • Communicate and work effective am ly with Outbound Logistics to ensure containments on all vehicles are complete prior to customer deliveries
  • Set craftmanship expectations with Rivian Technicians and ensure that repair and documentation is properly executed at the highest quality for each containment action.
  • Drive strategic long term improvements to the yard containment processes.
  • Evaluate proposed containments and strategize with Field Service to determine the proper strategy.
  • Work alongside 3rd party suppliers to implement effective containment strategies


  • Ability to manage multiple containment actions across multiple product variants.
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving environment that changes day to day
  • Flexibility to work based on the demands of the business, which may require working evenings/nights or weekends.
  • Willingness to work in a strong cross functional environment.
  • Proven technical knowledge and ability to collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality and suppliers.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing / production environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to explain complex problems to a vast audience.
  • Possesses passion to provide exceptional customer service and ownership experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
  • Willingness to work in various working conditions including unpredictable weather conditions
  • Physical exertion may be required to perform occupational tasks (sitting or standing for up to 8 or more hours a day, walking, bending, kneeling, laying, twisting, carrying, reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 50 lbs)
  • Frequent use of hands for purposes of grasping and using tools correctly, entering data, writing communications, or calling customers or internal partners
  • Strong understanding of written and spoken English
  • Ability to see, read and interpret documents such as governmental regulations, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions or schematics

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at [email protected].

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 

Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 

Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  


Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.