Rivian

United States, California, Irvine, United States

Posted on: 2022-07-11

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

Service Demand Planner

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. 

Role Summary

In this position you will be responsible for developing and managing part level forecasts for your commodities to support driving optimal inventory levels at the Rivian Distribution Centers. You will have ownership of your specific monthly forecast refresh, manage master data, analyze consumption data and work across teams to develop your overall demand plan.

 

Executing monthly demand forecast in collaboration with: Material Planning, Service Engineering, Reliability, NPI, and other business partners.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute the overall global demand forecast for your parts to enable Service and overall company objectives
  • Collaborate with sales, supply chain, global distribution centers, engineering, and other partners to understand demand forecast drivers
  • Drive key KPI improvement activities (reducing forecast error and bias), improving customer service, reducing excess/obsolete inventory, to enable predictive performance and financial planning
  • Review historical consumption data, trends, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models and evaluate forecast results to increase accuracy by removing bias
  • Monitor performance vs the forecast throughout the month identifying key shifts. Participate in monthly demand planning performance reviews to prevent excess/obsolete materials
  • Maintain and leverage forecast and consumption analytics to drive collaborative inventory and risk reviews with partners to meet customer service improvements on your parts
  • Seek out new innovations and present new strategies to continuously improve your forecasts and the overall demand planning process
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Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience in in demand planning/supply planning
  • BS in related discipline
  • Strong collaborator, with willingness to drive change
  • Strong analytical skills with a deep understanding demand planning modeling, and overall supply chain operational process that may impact your demand planning model inputs 
  • Experience forecasting within an ERP (SAP preferred)
  • Exceptional data analysis, quick turn analysis, advanced excel
  • Process design experience, with proven ability to understand, document, and transform complex processes

 

THIS IS WHERE YOU’LL WORK:

Department: Service Operations

Location: Irvine, CA

RIVIAN DESCRIPTION:

We Are Rivian

  • Rivian is building a new kind of car company. Starting from a clean sheet has allowed us to learn from and leverage what’s been done in the past while giving us the freedom to reimagine mobility from the ground up. Our vehicles and technology are designed and engineered to challenge what’s possible and to inspire people to explore the world in new ways.
  • We believe in the power of adventure. While a vehicle can’t make someone adventurous, it can nurture that fundamental desire in each of us to go places we’ve never been and do things we’ve never done — thoughtfully and sustainably. Science and invention depend on our innate curiosity and desire to explore the unknown.
  • Our development centers are located in Plymouth, MI, San Jose, CA, Irvine, CA and Surrey, England. In addition to these four locations, we have a modern manufacturing facility in Normal, IL and will begin production of our R1T and R1S in 2020.

The Adventure Is Just Beginning

  • Doing something different is never easy. It requires courage, optimism and grit. Core to delivering on our vision is building a team of curious individuals, determined to make a positive impact on the world. This means challenging ourselves, stretching beyond the bounds of conventional thinking, reframing old problems, seeking new solutions and operating comfortably in a space of uncertainty.
  • Our team has a diverse set of backgrounds— but at heart, we are adventurers on a mission to move the world in a new direction. We are currently looking for thinkers and doers with a strong sense of adventure to join us on this journey.

 

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.