Exceptional People + Purpose Beyond Profit = Watershed Outcomes

Exceptional People + Purpose Beyond Profit = Watershed Outcomes

Sr. Technical Program Manager



IT, Operations
torrance, ca, usa · United States
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 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

The primary function of the EPC PCBA TPM is to manage Electric Power Conversion PCBA projects. In this position, you will collaborate with engineering, supply chain, cross functional program managers, component engineering, and manufacturing. You will also coordinate with PCBA suppliers to ensure successful implementation of functional and subsystem End of Line testers. The opening will be located at our Torrance, CA facility and reports directly to EPC Director of Technical Integration.


  • Deliver supplier sourcing packages, prototype and production samples throughout the development cycle of the project, and support resolution of component shortages.
  • Conduct recurring meetings with quick-turn suppliers and production Contract Manufacturers.
  • Coordinate change management activities for seamless execution.
  • Determine appropriate board quantities, timing, and delivery relative to the program requirements.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned within the scope of the position.
  • Coordinate staged changes with Software Development and Test Equipment activities.


  • Understanding of PCBA design process and manufacturing process is required; electrical background preferred.
  • Ability to define major aspects of schedule and determine critical path.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Familiarity of JIRA, Confluence, Catia, Arena/Enovia is require,
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to keep all stakeholders informed and engaged throughout project life cycle.

Pay Disclosure

Salary Range/Hourly Rate for California Based Applicants: $121,500 - $151,900 (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.

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.

Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.