Rivian

United States, California, Irvine, United States

Posted on: 2022-08-05

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Senior

Salary

Salary not provided

Sr. Manufacturing Engineering Technician

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. 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Prototype Manufacturing Engineering team in building complex mechanical and electrical assemblies
  • Working from engineering drawings, specifications, schematics, diagrams, and written descriptions
  • Be highly detail oriented and be able to record project build data both at the part level and system level
  • Maintain a clean and professional workspace
  • Balance and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Fabricate and/or modify existing prototype components/fixtures
  • Provide feedback and suggestions to new and/or improved workshop standards, protocols, and processes
  • Keep the lab space organized and equipped with supplies
  • Build and set up test rigs for mechanical and electrical tests across multiple teams
  • Works a flexible schedule as required for executing the projects

Qualifications: 

  • Associate Degree, trade school, military technical training or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years as an Engineering Technician or similar role
  • 3+ years of experience with relevant technologies such as transmissions, electric motors, E-Axle, or IC engines
  • Exposure to technologies such as sensors, electronics, controls, pneumatics, valves, and mechanisms
  • Exposure to end of line testing, dyno controls, and other testing scenarios
  • Understand wiring diagrams, schematics, assembly drawings, mechanical component drawings
  • Understanding of 5S in the workplace
  • Technical desire and aptitude to learn new products
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic workshop etiquette, shop safety, and provide verbal and written communication across multiple departments
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to variety of technologies
  • Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Offices
  • Proficiency with mechanical fabrication tools such as drill presses, saws, mills, hand tools, etc

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.