Continuous Improvement- Process (practice) Lead: MBB

Normal, IL /
Quality – Quality /
Full Time
This is what you’ll do:
 
·Lead cross-functional teams to drive “Always Learning” strategy: driving Design In Quality, Build In Quality.
·Lead cross-functional teams on complex problem solving projects driving product and process quality, safety, delivery, cost and productivity goals.
·For business unit, develop and own the metric for effective problem solving with the goal of Zero Repeats.
·Accelerate large scale culture establishment to minimize variation and waste through structured problem solving and lean methods and tools in everything we do.
·Develop, coach, and train the Rivian team members on the Rivian first principles of Problem Solving (Problem Identification, Containment, Root Cause, Corrective Action, and Prevent Recurrence).
·Develop, coach, and train the Rivian team members on the Rivian problem solving tools and methods including Practical Problem Solving, 8D, DMAIC, DFSS and Shainin.
·Work directly with Rivian functional teams and the supply base to drive robust problem solving.
·Take initiative to apply expertise innovatively in support of organizational vision that addresses critical business issues and focuses on developing long term solutions.

This is what you’ll need:
 
·Bachelors of Science in Engineering, or related field
·Strong statistical and problem solving capability
·Certified Lean 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: Normal, IL
 
Rivian description:

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.