Internship Information – 2020 Supply Chain IndirectTiming: May-August 2020Location: Plymouth, MIPosition type: Seasonal, Full-timePaid: Hourly, Non-Exempt THIS IS WHAT YOU’LL DO: Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the daring, 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.
We operate development centers in Plymouth, MI, Irvine CA and San Jose, CA, and Surrey, England, as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois. Submitting your application to our Indirect Purchasing Internship you be asked to support the following: · Help manage Request for Quotations for a number of business stakeholders· Identify and manage the on-boarding process for new supplies needed to fulfill Rivian rapid growth needs.· Establish measurement metrics for software utilization and total expenses company wide.· Maintain supplier relationships and negotiate stakeholder orders in quick and thorough nature.· Support purchase order closeout requirements such as goods receipt reconciliation, changes, and payments. · Support the creation of dashboards necessary to track the progress of the Indirect Purchasing team.· Report findings and progress to upper management in a clear and concise matter.· Negotiate and issue Purchase Orders on behalf of other business units as well as Procurement. · Track and manage the contracting process and ensure that expiring contracts are being prioritized for review with the Stakeholders. THIS IS WHAT YOU’LL NEED: Completion of your sophomore year by May 2020 in an accredited 4 year program for Engineering: Business, Finance or Mechanical Engineering are preferred, others will be considered if candidates display an eagerness to learn with the aptitude to perform. Are you strategic? Charismatic? A leader?
Do you thrive in challenging environments?
With Rivian, your growth opportunity is endless. Help us develop the technology, the infrastructure, and the experience of the world’s first ever Electric Adventure Vehicles. THIS IS WHERE YOU’LL WORK: Plymouth, MIIrvine, CASan Jose, CACarson, CANormal, IL RIVIAN DESCRIPTION: The Adventure Is Just Beginning Doing something different is never easy. It requires courage, optimism and grit. Core to delivering on our vision is building a team of curious individuals, determined to make a positive impact on the world. This means challenging ourselves, stretching beyond the bounds of conventional thinking, reframing old problems, seeking new solutions and operating comfortably in a space of uncertainty. Our team has a diverse set of backgrounds— but at heart, we are adventurers on a mission to move the world in a new direction. We’re currently looking for thinkers and doers with a strong sense of adventure to join us on this journey.