Jul 24, 2022

Staff data analyst logistics

  • Rivian Automotive
  • Plymouth, MI 48170, USA

Job Description

2.5 3 hours ago
Full 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 Logistics Data Analyst is a key role within the Product Management team within the Logistics group at Rivian, focusing on all things data! Responsibilities will include gathering, organizing, analyzing and visualizing data from various Rivian Systems to tell impactful stories, find areas of opportunity to support business decisions. In addition to being a subject matter expert on these various datasets, this role will be responsible for performing and presenting various ad-hoc analyses and creating sustainable metrics, KPIs and tools to support the various logistics groups.

The ideal candidate has the ability to understand and communicate complex issues and ideas to a variety of audiences, manage competing priorities through effective communication and documentation, and work effectively with cross-functional team members. We're looking for an organized self-starter with an analytical mind and experience with various analytical tools (data viz, ETL, modeling).


Analyze complex business problems using data from internal and external sources to provide insight to decision-makers
Interpret business requirements and perform analysis to support strategic and tactical objectives
Create ad-hoc reports for various stakeholders to support strategic and tactical initiatives
Develop, manage, and maintain data, KPIs and processes for the logistics group ensuring reliability, integrity, and accuracy of data
Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve data collection processes
Identify and interpret trends and patterns in datasets to locate root-cause drivers
Automate non-value-added tasks and data collection for dashboards in collaboration with IT
Support Logistics Systems with testing, implementations and enhancements


Develop and enhance current processes, data pipelines and data visualizations based on user feedback and best practices
Assist in ad-hoc analyses surrounding a variety of tactical and strategic initiatives, reporting out on recommendations and results
Establish control processes and guidelines around ETL tasks, data maintenance and data visualization
Facilitate and coordinate logistics data integrity concerns and provide a regular communication link back to stakeholders
Support systems data analysis including: TMS (inbound materials and finished vehicles) and GTM (global trade management)
Partner with logistics operations, purchasing, engineering, material planning and IT to continuously improve data accuracy


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Data Analytics, Logistics, or Supply Chain
6 years' experience in structuring, analyzing, and visualizing large data sets
Working or practical knowledge of automotive manufacturing, supply chain and logistics is preferred
Understanding of S&OP, forecasting, inputs, and assumptions necessary to complete logistics analyses
Practical experience leading/managing collaborative projects with extremely complex/technical detail subject matter
Experience with Data visualization tools (Tableau, PowerBI) and data transformation tools (Alteryx, Knime) – Knowledge of SQL, R and/or Python is a plus
Experience with Automation/RPA would be beneficial, but not required
Experience with JIRA, Confluence and/or other project management and documentation tools is beneficial, but not required
Must be willing to travel up to 20%
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.

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