Project Manager, Supplier Development



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

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated  Project Manager, Supply Chain to oversee and execute supply chain projects within our organization. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in supply chain management, project management, supplier quality and logistics. As a  Project Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating cross-functional teams, managing project timelines, ensuring efficient resource allocation, and driving the successful implementation of supply chain initiatives. This role requires excellent leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills to optimize our supply chain processes and contribute to the company's overall success.


  • Data management, analysis and reporting within a wide range of supply chain applications, centering on the Vehicle Bill of Material and associated supplier quality KPIs
  • Work alongside supplier development engineers, design engineering, design quality, purchasing and others to lead completion of supplier development deliverables like supplier audits, APQP, tooling maturity, inspection reports and PPAP.
  • Review and track progress of non conformances with supplier development teams
  • Ensure maturity and maintenance of supplier quality KPI dashboards to highlight and execute business needs.
  • Manage short-term projects, ad-hoc requests and various tasks in support of business needs on an as-needed basis.


  • Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, or related field
  • 2+ years of Supply Chain project/program experience, preferably in the automotive or manufacturing industry
  • 1+ year of Supplier Quality experience
  • 2+ years of MS Office
  • Familiarity with data visualization and consumption tools including Tableau and Power BI.
  • Advanced Excel capabilities with knowledge on constructing pivot tables, charts, and formulas.
  • Comfortable building data visuals to communicate clear and concise messaging to senior and executive level audiences.
  • Familiarity with data pipeline technologies and database query languages such as SQL.

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

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.

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