Specialist, Commercial Facilities Operations

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United States, New York, New York City, United States

Posted on: 2022-07-21

Category: emobility

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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. 


The Commercial Facilities Operations Specialist will be responsible for supporting the Commercial Facilities Operations Manager ensuring our commercial locations operate as effectively as possible while providing an exceptional experience to our customers. This role will assist in new site openings and continued operation of locations within the region; this involves overseeing day-to-day operational tasks and maintenance activities for their respective commercial sites while staying in close communication with local site teams and ensuring Rivian’s standards are met throughout the process. Additionally, this role will support the rollout of large-scale programs and ad hoc projects while working collaboratively across multiple departments to achieve operational success.  


  • Implementation of the facilities management programs and procedures needed to keep the Rivian facility operating at its best while exceeding Rivian expectations and adhering to brand standards 
  • Ensure all service and repair work orders are responded to, assess as required and take the necessary corrective action; all within a timely manner and while exceeding Rivian expectations
  • Update and maintain accurate records and official documentation for your respective region. Track and report key performance indicators to be included in Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Track, manage and analyze purchase requisitions and operating expenses; identify and report any inconsistent data to determine impact and/or accuracy of expenses
  • Conduct vendor site walks as needed and attend potential new site tours 
  • Align with end user teams to ingest new projects for the greater Facilities organization
  • Manage New Site Openings (NSO’s) within your territory in partnership with our Real Estate, Design, and Construction teams.
  • Establish relationships with key stakeholders throughout the process of NSO commissioning and maintain timelines alongside the Commercial Facilities Operations Manager 
  • Lead NSO launch calls to align all teams prior to site opening 


  • Minimum of 4-5 years of facilities and/or project management 
  • Experience supporting retail and/or service center maintenance and operational programs 
  • Experience in customer service with a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of CMMS software and project management tools
  • Proven project management skills. Knowledge of project management vocabulary and terminology
  • Proficient with MS Office tools
  • Proven ability to manage third party vendor relationships
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, with the ability to shift focus very quickly and adjust to rapidly changing priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and critical thinking skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 70% as needed to launch new site openings (travel will taper off as openings subside)  

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.  


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