Senior Manager, Quality Performance Management, MBB

Irvine, CA /
Quality – Quality /
Full Time
This is what you’ll do:
 ·Develop and implement effective time and data management for quality across the organization
    Optimize meeting cadence to drive efficiency in daily, weekly, quarterly, and annual processes
 Ensure efficient flow of performance data (Key Process Indicators) to drive actions to close performance gaps

·Design and establish the Rivian Problem Solving Processes which integrates multiple methodologies that can be applied across multiple types of issues yet standardizes the first principles of problem solving such as containment, root cause, corrective action and prevent recurrence.
 Accelerate large scale culture establishment to minimize variation and waste through structured problem solving in everything we do (from design, through manufacturing and supply base)
    Aligning across the organization to integrate common process, KPIs (measures of efficiency, effectiveness, etc) and tools to track our problem solving efforts
    Lead and manage a portfolio of projects to drive business improvements and meet corporate financial objectives
    Develop, coach, train, and provide tools and project leadership to enable plants to achieve safety, quality, delivery, and productivity goals

·Take initiative to apply expertise innovatively in support of organizational vision that addresses critical business issues and focuses on developing long term solutions
·Participate with cross-functional teams to make improvements to products and processes ensuring the highest quality products are delivered to the customer
 
This is what you’ll need:
 
·Bachelors of Science in Engineering, or related field
·Strong statistical and problem solving capability
·Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt with demonstrated leadership and results
·8-10 years’ experience with leading large scale continuous improvement activities
·Ability to manage multiple projects across varying geographic locations
·Willingness to work in a strong cross functional environment
·Proven technical knowledge and ability to collaborate with engineering and suppliers
·Comfortable working in a manufacturing / production environment

This is where you’ll work:
Department: Quality
Location: Irvine, CA
 
We Are 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.