Purchasing Analyst



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

Rivian’s Indirect Procurement team is looking for a Purchasing Analyst who will be responsible for supporting the Procure-to-Pay process and creating the necessary visibility to stakeholders the team supports. A successful candidate is familiar with basic purchasing and accounting fundamentals and capable of following thinking outside the box to meet a growing list of challenges.


  • Assist in the creation of purchase orders for various departments
  • Process orders using an ERP purchasing system (SAP)
  • Assist in the creation of change orders and purchase order maintenance
  • Help maintain compliance with Procurement Policies and Procedures
  • Assist in managing the Purchasing department implementing more effective purchasing procedures for internal forms, equipment, and telecommunications
  • Create and maintain reports to provide visibility to upper management on various topics and issues
  • Maintain a high level of customer service with cross functional departments
  • Operate a helpdesk for stakeholders, suppliers, and internal teammates
  • Other duties as assigned
  • You will be working EST hours, from 1PM to 9PM Serbian time



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Engineering preferred or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years of relevant Supply Chain or Purchasing Experience
  • Experience with ERP systems and purchase order processing – SAP preferred
  • Able to work independently with little instruction and can adapt to change
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to details and deadlines
  • Able to work well with others in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with Tableau is a plus
  • Effective communication skills and customer service approach
  • Action-oriented and solution-driven and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly accurate and detail-oriented

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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