Manufacturing Engineer – Wire Harness

Irvine, CA /
Electrical Hardware – Hardware Manufacturing /
Full Time
Job Summary:
In this role, you will drive successful launch and sustainment of production volumes for Rivian's Wire Harnesses

This is what you'll do:
•A blend of Engineering and Manufacturing, you’ll be at the heart of Rivian's production launch process.
• You'll establish manufacturability specifications for feasibility and scalability.
•Collaborate with main stakeholders in the completion of PFMEA, PPAP and quality inspections; and optimize processes for volume manufacturing.
•You'll drive Wire Harness assembly through from LRIP to High Volume with the contract manufacturer and at the Rivian vehicle assembly plant.
•Help proactively Identify high risk areas in production and the engineering design cycle.
•Work with contract manufacturers to perform DFM analysis and optimize at all levels.
•Identify, root cause analysis, track issues and work with Design Engineers on necessary design changes throughout the production and vehicle launch process.

This is what you'll need:
•Forward Thinker – Providing inputs on new, alternative and improved manufacturing methods.
•Ability to lead and sustain the supplier manufacturing process to meet higher standards.
•Ability to travel as needed to CM locations.
•Ability to work and communicate with cross functional teams.
•Strong team player and able to drive to exceed expectations/meet deadlines.
•Ability to manage ambiguity and create clarity, oversee multiple projects and make them better.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• 5+ years experience in manufacturing engineering of Wire Harness.
•3+ years experience in engineering design and change control
•Proven experience tracking the progress of multiple projects.
•Experience in the automotive industry, with PPAPs and industry standards for Wire Harnesses.
•Experience with production capacity analysis (installed vs planned capacity, OEE, etc)
•Experience in the Failure Analysis of Wire Harness.






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.