Senior Supplier Quality Engineer, PCBA


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. 

Utilizing Rivian processes based on industry standards from IATF16949, VDA and AIAG, the Supplier Quality Engineer, PCBA will work directly with the plant manufacturing, quality, and production control teams. Primary responsibility will be supporting plant supplier containments, fast response to supplier issues, communicating supplier corrective action response to issues and driving communication to our supplier quality engineering teams supporting quality and program management for production builds.  
This is what you’ll do:
  • Analysis of supplier metrics within the SQ team. 
  • Creation and management of SQ specific documents Support for the internally created Supplier Management System Support
  • Analysis and data entry of the current MMS system including development of improvements Continued support on RCR process through JIRA 
  • Plant Launch support as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, supply chain, or other related fields
  • 3+ years in an engineering, manufacturing, or other related fields
  • 1+ years experience in managing the quality performance of PCBA
  • Knowledge of Geometric Design and Tolerancing (GD&T) and datum structures
  • In depth knowledge of IATF16949:2016
  • Understanding of ISO14001
  • Metrology, Inspection Methods and Equipment
  • Technical expertise automotive power distribution design and manufacturing, including knowledge of safety and test requirements and appearance approval process
  • Deep quality experience. Preferable experience/certification in VDA 6.3 audit
  • Strong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Understanding and interpretation of engineering drawings
  • Understanding manufacturing processes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in engineering, supply chain, or other related field
  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment
  • Planning and prioritizing activities
  • Understanding of cost and financial impacts
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge

Equal Opportunity

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