Learning and Development Partner II



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

Our ideal candidate has focused experience in adult learning, classroom facilitiation, public speaking and instructional design with related exposure to the manufacturing and quality space, specifically in automotive manufacturing operations, safety, compliance, production. In this position the L&D Specialist will provide high-level program administration and facilitation. The L&D Specialist must be passionate about helping people learn and grow and will help our company succeed by creating a positive and engaging learning experience.


  • Facilitate select Manufacturing Basecamp presentations and interactive activities.
  • Create learning materials including PowerPoint presentations, handouts and job aids.
  • Assist in the administrative tasks for Manufacturing Basecamp including maintaining time and attendance records for participants, uploading completion records in the Rivian Learning Network, maintaining administrative records for classroom management procedures. 
  • Assist in setting-up and breaking-down the classroom each day Basecamp is in session, printing participant table tents and preparing other Manufacturing Basecamp related documents.
  • Partner with People Experience Guides to manage reschedulings for Manufacturing Basecamp participants.
  • Provide exceptional service to questions and issues received from employees. 
  • Liase with the Technical Training Team and cross-functional partners to ensure all information and documents are transferred to the Rivian Training Center at Hamilton.  
  • Co-create and implement continuous improvement strategies in Manufacturing Basecamp.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Education, Organizational Development, or related area of study
  • 3+ years of experience with proven success in similar role.
  • Working knowledge of training processes in automotive manufacturing.
  • Familiarity with admistartion of corporate LMS structures and training tracking tools.
  • Familiarity with adult learning principles, concepts as well as development technologies and modalities.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, at times, ambiguous environment.
  • Proven track record of operating independently, demonstrating creativity, strong attention to detail, and managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Maintain composure in a dynamic environment working with large cohorts of learners.
  • Able to create project deliverables with the use of a brand guide, Microsoft Office, Articulate Storyline & Rise as well as basic photo and video editing programs.
  • Organized with strong ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Clear and concise verbal and presentation skills, strong problem solving and critical thinking skills, working knowledge of Excel.
  • Working knowledge of French or Spanish is preferred.

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.

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