Durability Engineer - Corrosion

Wittmann, AZ /
Engineering and Programs – Test and Development /
Full Time
This is what you’ll do:

·       Support Vehicle Corrosion Durability planning, coordination, execution and result reporting.
·       Assist in planning and coordination of off- and on-site vehicle-level Corrosion Durability testing
·       Manage supplier relations, including new vendor creation, quotations, and creation of equipment and testing and purchase orders
·       Assist in test vehicle commissioning, preparation, and coordination with on- and offsite test location logistics
·       Travel as needed to initiate, monitor and support off-site testing, including on-call timing for vehicle issue documentation and correction
·       Assist in documenting all test results, including tear-down and component / assembly condition analysis
·       Perform other duties as assigned, requested and needed
·       Travel 25% or more

 
This is what you’ll need:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability:

·       Bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology field or related work experience (2+ years of technical work experience in the automotive industry), specific corrosion and materials science experience a plus.
·       Electric/hybrid vehicle experience a plus
·       Knowledgeable in automotive components and their function within a vehicle 
·       Experience in a R&D position is a plus
·       Valid driver’s license with clean record
·       Strong computer skills especially with work management systems including Microsoft Office Suite, JIRA  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
·       While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. 
·       At other times while performing duties of this job, the employee will work in a standard office environment. Support Vehicle ·      Corrosion Durability planning, coordination, execution and result reporting.
·      Support Vehicle Corrosion Durability planning, coordination, execution and result reporting.
·      Ability to read and interpret documents such as test specifications, safety rules, and operating instructions
·      Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
·      Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
·      Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
·      Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
·      Ability to work and communicate efficiently in a high-pressure environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. 
The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. 
In the performance of the duties of this job the employee may be asked to travel, drive a motor vehicle, communicate using telephone and e-mail.

Rivian is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Rivian is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Rivian are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Rivian will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Rivian encourages applicants of all ages.