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Interior Subject Matter Expert Engineer Instrument Panel and Floor Console

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job 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 whats 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, Michigan; Southern California (Irvine, Carson & LA); Silicon Valley (San Jose and Palo Alto); Vancouver, British Columbia; and Surrey, England; as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.THIS IS WHAT YOULL DO:Lead technical development for Rivian Instrument Panel and Floor Console SystemsLead and coach system and sub system owners / Design Release Engineers to develop products that meet functional requirements in advanced-development, development, and launch phasesSupport Development of functional requirements and specificationsLead research activities for innovation development and integration into programsSupport system strategy development to achieve program targets for mass and financialsApprove system and components for production releaseSupport the development of best practices for design and release engineeringChampion fundamental design and first principle thinking in the Interior system and across the vehicleDevelop a high level of technical competence for in-house product developmentWork closely with support functions such as studio and supply chainWork within a matrix organization whilst delivering towards project-based goals set by the program management team THIS IS WHAT YOULL NEED:10+ years of experience developing instrument panels and / or floor consolesA system approach to design and development with the desire and curiosity to strive for continuous improvementA deep understanding of your commodity and the tradeoffs among design, package, function, production build and customer experience involved with these systemsDeep understanding of the first principles / engineering fundamentals that drive the requirements of interior systemsEagerness to work cross-functionally in a dynamic environment where you are part of a team working outside commodity and sharing models as required to support the changing needs of an evolving environmentDetailed understanding of the manufacturing, materials and processes utilized to produce your components as well as commercial and financial awarenessAbility to use Catia V6 and Enovia for design analysis THIS IS WHERE YOULL WORK:Department: Interior Engineering Location: Irvine, CA Equal OpportunityRivian 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.PrivacyWe take your privacy seriously. For details please see our Candidate Privacy Notice.SDL2017

Keywords: Rivian Automotive, Irvine , Interior Subject Matter Expert Engineer Instrument Panel and Floor Console, Other , Irvine, California

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