Group Leader, R1 Body Shop Quality (2nd shift)

June 02, 2023
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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.


The primary purpose of the Body shop Quality Group Leader is to lead, plan, organize and coordinate the overall daily activities for the Quality Team Members and Leads. The Group Leader will work directly with quality engineers to identify all required inspections in the body shop and ensure team members are completing defined inspections. The Group Leader will be responsible to work cross functionally with operations to develop KPIs and dashboards to show overall process health.


  • Maintains a high-quality relationship with supplier quality and work closely with them to identify and communicate issues with supplied product to drive containment and closure of open issues.
  • Maintains a high-quality relationship with the internal shop production managers and group leaders.
  • Skilled at data driven problem solving of issues identified in process and products.
  • Plans and establishes quality team agenda and coverage for Body / Stamping / Plastics / Closures area.
  • Monitoring and control of capital and expense spending.
  • Responsible for the direct supervision of Body/Stamping/Frame/Plastics/ Closures Quality team members, and team leaders.
  • Insures adherence to quality standards, standard work, safety, and overall performance of the quality validation team.
  • Ensure that quality team training is completed at required time interval.
  • Responsible for the safety of quality employees and that all quality equipment is in safe operating condition.
  • Regularly reports out quality performance to peers and management team.
  • Lead quarterly recharge activities.

  • Engineering or Technical bachelor's degree Preferred.
  • 5+ years of manufacturing or mechanical experience.
  • 3+ years of supervision experience. Or a combination of education and experience
  • Understanding of quality standards and inspection methods.
  • Metal stamping and weld experience
  • Understanding of layered audit procedures
  • Kaizen / continuous improvement process experience
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • General office software usage capability (email, excel, word, etc.)
  • Understanding of quality systems, methods, tools, standards, customer expectations
  • Ability to stand for 8-12 hours per day.
  • Required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 25 pounds.
  • Ability to perform all duties in a working environment that may contain dust, high noise levels, hot and cold weather.
  • Equal Opportunity

    Rivian 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.

    Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at [email protected].

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