Technical Product Line Director, Stationary Storage

Irvine, CA /
Propulsion – Stationary Storage /
Full Time
·       Lead the Engineering & Project delivery from concept to production for Stationary Energy Storage Consumer Products:
o   Work with Exec, Engineering, Technology, Industrial Design, Project Management and Product leaders in the definition of requirements
o   Create & lead technical definition & technology roadmaps for Consumer Stationary Energy Products
o   Be the Program/Technical expert who leads all technical delivery, design reviews, concept definition and resolution of all Engineering/Project concerns, requirements definition/Systems Engineering and Functional Safety where appropriate
o   Be the Project Director who leads all company-wide cross-functional departments to deliver consumer energy storage products to production e.g. Engineering, Charging & Energy, Purchasing & Supply Chain, Finance, Manufacturing, Quality.  Work alongside all appropriate Rivian internal departments in a highly integrated manner ensuring the highest levels of communication and integration are maintained to guarantee robust and efficient definition and delivery
o   Ensure all activities are robustly executed to enable successful prototype build phases and production launch
o   Work with the assigned Technical Program Manager to ensure project gateways are planned, deliverables are understood in detail, cascaded to teams and resources are planned to deliver green deliverables
o   Work with the assigned Technical Program Manager to have production release plans in place and executed with no late releases & no late parts or software/controls for all build phases
o   Work with the assigned Technical Program Manager to ensure engineering documentation is coordinated & managed to project milestones – risk assessment/management, requirements, DFMEA, DVP, Functional Safety
o   Own Finances –  Work with the assigned Technical Program Manger to manage the design and engineering content to deliver the BOM & investment targets. Document and report all risks and opportunities
o   Lead the Technical Project Management team to manage and co-ordinate all BOMs, part procurement & delivery for all pre-production build phases
o   Ensure, ahead of release, that all designs meet Design For Manufacture (DFM) standards for both internal and external manufacturing supply options
o   Lead cross-functional program meetings
o   Ensure sub-system development plans deliver to the program timing plans
·       Master’s Degree in Engineering
·       15 years+ Automotive / Energy Storage Engineering & Project delivery through all project phases from concept to series production
·       Have demonstrated excellent leadership of major projects through their successful delivery from concept to production
·       Excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to collaboratively work with and influence cross-functional departments both internally and externally.
·       Energy & curiosity to make things happen, seek out solutions and represent a world class brand
Department: Stationary Storage
Location: Irvine
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