Lead Field Service Technician - Night Shift

at Rivian Automotive, LLC in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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 Field Service Technician will be responsible for overdelivering on the internal and external customer experience at our service locations. The ideal candidate will possess the technical acumen and the ability to provide a strong level of customer service. If you're able to think quickly on your feet, have a go-getter attitude, possess great communication skills, and have a passion for adventure, then we want you on the team. You will be working with our internal partners every day to assist with service needs and coordinate with our Service, Vehicle and Delivery Operations, and Field Service Engineer teams. This role will require a dynamic and resourceful leader with excellent oral and written communications skills, who will foster cross functional interaction and champion a culture of continuous improvement to support Service teams and customers within a Service center. 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. Experience in automotive, process standardization, continuous improvement, and managing escalations is a plus.
Initially help support pre-production vehicle builds, including assisting cross functional teams
Travel to locations to support as required until the local Service Center opens, including but not limited to, production plant
Operate remotely until the local service center opens, if applicable
Follow Rivian repair procedures with efficiency without compromising quality and safety
Perform diagnosis, repairs, installations, and inspections on vehicles
Leverages strong understanding of schematics and diagrams to diagnose and resolve repair issues accurately and appropriately
Perform vehicle repairs in a setting outside of a service center
Conduct road tests on vehicles to ensure quality of the repair
Perform necessary parts operations such as parts ordering, receiving, shipping and inventory
Utilizes deep understanding of parts department process to ensure quality standards are met
Stay up to date with technical skills and required training
Support campaigns and containment initiatives
Demonstrates high-level administrative experience through the use of Microsoft Office tools
Maintain high quality work and efficiency while working with little supervision
Work with a collaborative attitude and team spirit in an ever-changing, dynamic environment
Provide service support to the field to support the Service organization
Ability to perform duties and communicate with a high level of professionalism, in a customer-facing environment
Additional plant support, including travel, may be required depending on business needs
Ability to properly document repairs completed and in process
HS Diploma or GED preferred
Graduated from an accredited automotive repair school or equivalent vocation program preferred
Extensive experience in HV diagnostic work
10 or more years' experience working on vehicle high voltage systems preferred
Understands HVIL (High-Voltage Interlock) and the high voltage architecture
Minimum 3 years' experience as a shop foreman, team lead, shop supervisor or trainer preferred
Excellent written and oral communication
Ability to root-cause problems and find or suggest solutions
Experience in Continuous Improvement Process
Experience using test tools (PICO-Scope, PCAN, Kavaser Memorator, breakout box etc)
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Equal Opportnity

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.

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Job Posting: 10970626

Posted On: May 29, 2023

Updated On: Jun 02, 2023

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