Materials Engineer (Metallurgical Materials)

Irvine, CA /
Engineering and Programs – Attributes and Performance /
Full Time
This is what you’ll do:
·Primary responsibility includes selecting metallic materials based on application requirements and materials capability
·Specifying metallic materials for vehicle applications, including vehicle structures, chassis, as well as propulsion systems
·Providing engineering supports through DFMEA, including system durability
·Providing manufacturing and quality guidance based on PFMEA on component fabrication, including heat treatment
·Provide materials modelling supports for virtual engineering, including Durability and other Multiphysics simulations
·Providing failure analyses and solution on metallic parts and systems
·Providing material validation to specification and application
 
This is what you’ll need:
·B.S/M.S./Ph.D. in Materials Science/Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Chemistry and/or Chemical Engineering
·7+ years practical experiences in metallurgical material development and testing
·Self-motivated. Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment
·Very organized and detail oriented in documentation, reporting, and cross functional data management
·Exceptional communication skills
 
This is where you’ll work:
Department: Materials Engineering
Location: Irvine, CA
 
Rivian description:
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.