Sr. Remanufacturing Technician

March 15, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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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.

Role Summary:

The Sr. Remanufacturing Technician will be responsible for the disassembly and reassembly of selected Rivian powertrain and electric components returned from Service Centers. This cross functional role is responsible for the evaluation and inspection of returned components and reporting your findings to Engineering teams. As a Sr. Remanufacturing Technician you will be working with Remanufacturing Engineering team to evaluate processes for efficiency, provide feedback about ergonomic and safety conditions, and providing feedback to create quality in our remanufactured products. Ideal candidates would be one who loves to continuously learn and share his knowledge openly with the team. To be successful in this role, you must have a customer-first approach, thrive in ambiguous and unexpected environments, tackling all challenges with a creative and flexible mindset.


  • Primarily responsible for evaluation of field return parts by performing visual, mechanical, and electrical inspections
  • Embody a collaborative team spirit in an ever-changing environment – working with field service, production, and product development teams to strengthening organizational learning
  • Actively support and help develop remanufacturing processes, launch, ramp, and future deployments
  • Perform detailed inspections, document issues, prioritize and escalate to the appropriate assignee
  • Accurately and clearly communicate detailed steps taken to verify issues
  • Support cross-functional teams to identify and determine the root cause of issues
  • Perform part receiving tests, repairs, and end of line tests – at all complexity levels
  • Support campaign and containment activities
  • Perform work in accordance with standard methods, while identifying continuous improvement opportunities that do not compromise quality or safety
  • Occasional travel to manufacturing facility and support production activities as necessary
  • Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Automotive Technology Degree preferred, certification, or equivalent automotive diagnostic and troubleshooting experience
  • Two to four years as an Engineering Technician, Diagnostic Technician, Automotive Technician or mechanical or electrical production experience
  • Fundamental understanding about the primary functions and inspection of mechanical power transmission (gears, bearings, lash, lubrication, etc.) and knowledge of EV powertrains preferred
  • Fundamental understanding of high and low voltage electrical circuits, including electric motors and high voltage battery architectures
  • Fundamental understanding of CANalyzer, network topologies
  • Ability to identify various types of mechanical gear and bearing wear
  • Understanding of proven troubleshooting techniques for both Low and High voltage circuits using a DVOM and other diagnostic tools
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and mechanical assembly drawings is valued
  • Verbal and written communication utilizing digital workplace reporting tools (Jira, Confluence) and organizational skills (5S)
  • Detail oriented with the inclination to stop and consider the big picture where necessary
  • When necessary, able to convert to a production-oriented mindset and to meet output requirements.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 50% of the time throughout 2023
  • Ability to support alternate shifts and work schedules if needed
  • No drug or alcohol related driving incidents in the last 3 years
  • No more than 1 serious moving violation in the last 3 years
  • Must have a valid driver's license in the state of residence that you will be driving/operating a vehicle
  • Will be subject to continuous Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) monitoring
  • Minimum age of 21.
  • No driving related suspensions or revocation of Driver License (within a 3-5year period).
  • Ability to read and speak fluent English
  • Ability to stand for 8-10 hours per day
  • Frequent use of hands to handle or feel material during quality inspections and performing day to day responsibilities
  • Occasionally required to climb, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • Required to communicate using telephone and/or e-mail
  • Ability to read, view, and interpret documents such as safety rules, SOPs, and repair instructions
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to perform all duties in a working environment that may contain dust, high noise levels, hot and cold weather
  • Must be available to work flexible hours and shifts; 1st and 2nd
  • 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]

    Candidate Data Privacy

    Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law.

    Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian's service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services.

    Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.

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