United States, California, Palo Alto, United States

Posted on: 2022-07-11

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Lead Program Manager, EDI

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. 

This is what you’ll do:

  • Responsible to run an expansive EDI Program at Rivian with the scope containing Direct/Indirect suppliers as well as Carriers/Freight Forwarders for both Inbound and Outbound Logistics.
  • Ownership of design, development and maintenance of EDI implementation guides for Rivian and ensure these guidelines are enforced with entire supplier and carrier base.
  • Coordinate development, enhancement and operations tasks within the team as well as cross- application work with Data Integrations and ERP team.
  • Manage EDI onboarding sprints for supplier and carrier to meet set targets and ensure end to end lifecycle is completed before hand-off to Ops Support.
  • Establish and run strong robust EDI Operations model in conjunction with Supply Chain systems and ops team.
  • Cross-functional engagement within Supply Chain team (Purchasing, Logistics, Quality and Program Management) and external teams (Production Control, Warehousing, Finance) to ensure EDI mapping accuracy and efficacy per business requirements.
  • Help with the Design, implementation, testing and support for the EDI framework, as well as work with IT to ensure operational success of the business-critical processes.
  • Support the Supply Chain Systems and Analytics team with ad-hoc analyses and Business Intelligence


This is what you’ll need:

  • 10+ years of experience with X12, EDIFACT EDI standards.
  • 8+ years experience managing projects involving EDI Onboarding and Operations.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with all or most the following transactions:
    • Planning & Shipping Schedules – 830/DELFOR & 862/DELJIT
    • Production Sequence – 866
    • Discrete/Spot PO – 850/ORDERS, 855/ORDRSP & 860/ORCHG
    • ASN – 856/DESADV
    • Invoice – 810/INVOIC
    • Load Tender – 204
    • Tender Acceptance - 990
    • Shipment Status & Status Details (Ocean) – 214 & 315
    • Freight Receipt Invoice (Motor Carrier & Ocean)– 210 & 310
    • Rail Carrier Transactions
  • Comprehensive understanding of SAP R3 or S/4 HANA and the corresponding modules such as Procurement, Material Planning, Logistics and Accounts Payable.
  • Utilize Data Warehouse and visualization (using Tableau) and Excel for business analytics and report generation for EDI Onboarding and Operations.
  • 3+ years experience implementing EAI methodologies using Integration platforms such as Dell Boomi, MuleSoft, Microsoft BizTalk, SI, etc.
  • Strong cross-functional engagement with value streams like Purchasing, Logistics, Finance, Production\Inventory Control and Program Management


The following is a high-level breakdown of the properties and team-activities in which the Supply Chain Systems & Analytics Team will be engaged over the next several years. Your role will engage to work on the following areas:


Business Systems: 

SAP S/4 HANA (Sourcing, Implementation, Reporting + Monitoring, Enhancements)

Transportation Management System (Logistics)

Supplier Onboarding/Management Portal

EDI Communications Platform (VAN, Peer-2-Peer Protocols, Interconnects)

Procure-to-Pay Systems and Data Infrastructure landscape


Supply Chain KPI Development and Tracking

KPI data analytics using Dell Boomi and Tableau

Business process definition for entire EDI landscape alongside the business verticals and supply chain support model

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.