Associate Quality Engineer

Normal, IL /
Quality – Quality /
Full Time
This is what you’ll do:
-Support Launch Quality team in issue identification and resolution
-Collect and analyzequality data
-Report investigation results  
-Recommendprocess & product improvement
-Develop standards
-Review CAD information during problem solving
-Validation of product & process changes
-Practice structure problem solving
-Improve Product quality through warranty return improvements
-Participate in product reviews and issues management
-Liaison between manufacturing and product engineeringto support continuous quality improvements
-Team member in driving actions 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
-Black Belt, CQE or equivalent certification desired
-Knowledge in quality problem solving tools (eg. Lean 6 Sigma, Shainin, 8D…etc)
-Knowledge of management and planning tools, quality tools, preventive and corrective actions, and how to overcome barriers to quality improvements
-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
-Fundamental understanding of a quality system and its development, documentation and implementation to standards or requirements
-Ability 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 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: Quality
Location: Normal, IL
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.