Manager, Last Mile and Fleet Planning

Palo Alto, CA /
Commercial – Delivery and Field Operations /
Full Time

·       Be part of a high caliber Last Mile Strategy and Fleet Operations team that builds overall fulfillment and Rivian fleet strategy with significant exposure to senior management and executives 
·       Process complex problems into clear recommendations in memos and PowerPoint presentations for senior leadership 
·       Develop and maintain complex operational models which inform delivery strategy, market entry planning, and functional headcount 
·       Generate key performance indicators which track delivery performance and operational efficiency  
·       Facilitate market research, internal interviews, and experiential audits to inform holistic planning activities without qualitative compromises 
·       Develop and integrate bespoke commercial activities for use in complex regulatory environments.
Unify cross-functional workstreams and draft tailored reports for specific teams including Finance, Logistics, Retail, Product, Brand and Service 
·       Work hand in hand with Manager, NA Internal Rivian Fleet in planning and executing fleet strategy to optimize uptime and utilization of assets while reducing cost per vehicle move 
·       Build and adjust forecast and schedule, as necessary, for Delivery and Field Operations partners to optimize vehicle inventory strategy for customer and internal Rivian use vehicles based on sales forecast, production outputs, and resources 
·       Individual will co-develop a system to optimize the last mile outputs of delivery and mobile operations which will be a critical input into Rivian's Sales and Operations planning process  
·       Strong financial modeling skills; including ability to conduct ROIC, NPV and ROI analyses 
·       Disseminate weekly readouts to fleet stakeholders including plan of record changes, what's  
·       Experience migrating static Excel models into logistics simulation software environments 
·       Experience managing automotive fleets preferred 
·       3+ years of discrete event simulations and continuous simulations with applications to finished goods logistics, particular focus on vehicle transportation use cases 
Department: Delivery and Field Operations
Location: Palo Alto, CA or Irvine, CA
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