Sr. Manager, Production Planning Solutions

Irvine, California
Jun 20, 2024
Jun 27, 2024
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
About 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.

Role Summary:
Rivian is seeking an expert PP (Production Planning) to be a part of the Enterprise Technology team. As Senior Manager in PP area, you will work closely with the several business teams to build solutions to meet the Rivian production planning processes.

You will partner with internal and external stakeholders to deliver solutions that drives the specific business objectives. To be successful in this role you must have extensive hands-on experience in configuring, developing solutions, understand the planning processes and integrating with Product development, Manufacturing and Warehouse applications.

You will be accountable for the design and implementation of SAP S/4 HANA capabilities focused on Production Planning - Material Consumption strategies and solutions.

Manage a team of functional analysts responsible for Planning capabilities.

Experience in Manufacturing Master Data governance and maintenance - Bill of materials, Routings, Work centers, Production Supply Area, Control Cycle.

Accountable for planning and executing the day-to-day activities of the material resource planning(MRP) and material consumption (COGI) issues root cause analysis and resolutions.

PPDS experience is preferred (both iPPE and classical).

Leverage leading-practice business process knowledge & proficiency for from other industries specially in Automotive.

Integrated Product & Process Engineering(iPPE) master data knowledge is a strong plus.

MES & PLM integration experience is a strong plus.

SAP Variant Configuration (SAP LO-VC) is a strong plus.

Strong communication / interpersonal skills, capable of interacting with multiple levels of IT and business management.

Experience in Discrete and Repetitive manufacturing.

Successfully influences diverse groups and teams in a complex, ambiguous and rapidly changing environment to deliver value-added solutions.

Advanced problem solving and root cause analysis combined with proven ability to communicate those analysis.

8+ years of experience in delivering Production Planning.

Experience participating in full-system implementation life cycles.

Bachelor's degree in computer science, Engineering, Information Systems or Business

Ability to lead a team of Production Planning SAP business analysts.

Experience in Automotive and manufacturing industries

Integrated Product & Process Engineering(iPPE) master data knowledge is a strong plus.

MES & PLM integration experience is a strong plus.

SAP Variant Configuration (SAP LO-VC) is a strong plus.

Experience in PPDS is a plus.

Pay Disclosure:
Salary Range/Hourly Rate for California Based Applicants: 143,000 USD - 179,000 USD (actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law).

Benefits Summary: Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums.

Company Statements:
Equal OpportunityRivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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