Quality Engineer (Vehicle System Electrical/ Software Integration; Exterior; Interior; Electrical Propulsion; Chassis; Specific Vehicle Attribute)

Normal, IL /
Quality – Quality /
Full Time
This is what you’ll do:
-Working in the Launch Quality Operating System (LQOS)
-Analyzing Information
-Reporting Investigation Results,
-Technical Understanding,
-Promoting Process/Product Improvement,
-Developing Standards,
-Supports Innovation,
-CAD review and follow up
-Managing subsystem team Time & Data Management
-Review Change Validation
-Facilitating issue resolution
-6 Sigma
-Warranty Return Management and Problem Solving
-Vehicle “Q” Quality Release (subsystem)
-Campaign Prevention Reviews and Issues Management
-Act as liaison between manufacturing and product development and leading continuous quality improvements.
-Lead the workstreams necessary to meet both internal and external quality objectives.
This is what you’ll need:
Specific knowledge in: (Vehicle System Electrical/ Software Integration or Exterior or Interior or Electrical Propulsion or Chassis or Specific Vehicle Attribute)
-Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience.
-3-5 years minimum experience.
-Black Belt, CQE or equivalent certification desired. 
-Experience in quality problem solving tools (eg. Lean 6 Sigma, Shainin, 8D…etc)
-Will have a thorough understanding of problem-solving and quality improvement tools and techniques. This includes knowledge of management and planning tools, quality tools, preventive and corrective actions, and how to overcome barriers to quality improvements
-Will have a fundamental understanding of quality philosophies, principles, systems, methods, tools, standards, organizational and team dynamics, customer expectations and satisfaction, supplier relations and performance, leadership, training, interpersonal relationships, improvement systems and professional ethics.
-Will have a fundamental understanding of a quality system and its development, documentation and implementation to standards or requirements.
-Will have a basic understanding of the audit process including types of audits, planning, preparation, execution, reporting results and follow-up.
-Will be able to develop and implement quality programs, including tracking, analyzing, reporting and problem solving.
-Will be able to plan, control and assure product and process quality in accordance with quality principles, which include planning processes, material control, acceptance sampling and measurement systems.
-Will have basic knowledge of reliability, maintainability, and risk management, including key terms and definitions, modeling, systems design, assessment tools and reporting.
-Will be able to acquire and analyze data using appropriate standard quantitative methods across a spectrum of business environments to facilitate process analysis and improvements.

This is where you’ll work:
Department: Launch Quality
Location: Normal, IL
Some travel will be required to support development and supplier readiness.
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.