Tool and Die Technician

Normal, IL /
Operations – Manufacturing Stamping Shop /
This is what you'll do:
- Working in a diverse team towards a common goal
- Adjusting to the changing needs of a fast-paced manufacturing environment
- Problem solving and continuously improving safety, quality and productivity
- Eligible candidates will participate in an assessment process
- Perform preventive maintenance on Thermoplastic Injection, Slush and Monofoam Tooling, and/or Automotive Stamping Dies
- Troubleshoot Tooling and/or Stamping Process issues
- Troubleshoot Processing issues
- Perform Mold and/or Die Repairs and Engineering Changes that include welding and hand finishing
- Make replacement components for both Tooling and Production Equipment
- Use of mobile equipment (Crane, Fork Truck, and Tugger)
- Perform basic Administrative Duties including computer data entry and ordering parts
- Ability to work any shift

This is what you’ll need:
- 5 year Mold and/or Die Repair or Mold Making experience
- Proficient in working complex Three Dimensional surfaces
- Tig Welding experience
- Arc Welding experience
- Ability to read blueprints
- Injection Molding Processing experience
- CNC Machining experience with G-code programming capability
- Microsoft Office literate
- Completion of Tool & Die or Mold making training program or relevant work experience
- Understanding of Thermoplastic Injection Molding and/or Progressive Stamping process
- Experience with standard Tool Room Machines
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as governmental regulations, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
- Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
- 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 communicate in a high-pressure environment

Physical Demands:
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 is required to travel, drive a motor vehicle, communicate using telephone and e-mail

Work Environment:
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.
- Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
- Ability to withstand exposure to solvents, fumes, heat, and odors normally associated with paint application
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

About Rivian:
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.
 
We operate development centers in Plymouth, MI, Irvine CA and San Jose, CA, and Surrey, England, as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.
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.