Exceptional People + Purpose Beyond Profit = Watershed Outcomes

Exceptional People + Purpose Beyond Profit = Watershed Outcomes

Sr. Material Handler II



Shepherdsville, KY, USA · United States
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

Job Description

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

In the Sr. Material Handler II role, you will perform a variety of duties related to the logistics of remanufacturing operations. Including but not limited to: receiving, stocking, auditing, transacting and shipping a variety of material to support remanufacturing operations. The opening is located onsite at our Shepherdsville, KY Remanufacturing facility and reports directly to the Parts and Logistics Lead.


  • Order, receive, stock and transfer parts and materials as needed to support end-to-end remanufacturing operations
  • Maintain parts cages and lineside locations through physical and systemic updates (new revisions, storage location changes, etc.)
  • Create, edit and process remanufacturing production orders
  • Perform cycle counts and maintain inventory records to report to management and other stake holders
  • Operate powered industrial equipment (fork lift, reach truck, stock chaser, etc.)
  • Support general material handling requests from leadership and team members
  • Understand and utilize standard work procedures (SOP's/work instructions)
  • Act as a liason to support and coordinate the shipping needs for Remanufacturing
  • Participate in 5S audits and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Perform all other duties as required or assigned within the scope of the position


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 4+ years of warehousing experience including: Inbound, outbound and Inventory control
  • Ability to operate Powered Industrial Equipment: Stand up Fork lift, Reach truck, stock chaser
  • SAP-EWM and MRP knowledge is a plus
  • Ability to travel less than 10%
  • Understanding and compliant to PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) guidelines
  • Ability to stand for 8-12 hours per day
  • Frequent use of hands to handle materials up to 50 lbs.
  • Required to stoop and kneel to retrieve materials up to 50 lbs. under select racking or floor pile locations
  • Required to communicate using telephone or email
  • Ability to view, read, and interpret documents, safety rules, and standard operating procedures
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to perform all duties in the warehouse that may contain dust, high noise, hot and cold weather
  • Flexible work schedule

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 candidateaccommodations@rivian.com.

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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