We are a technology powerhouse that designs, engineers, and manufactures the world's most advanced automotive technology and hypercars. Bytes to bolts, Rimac is where everything happens.
Our teams develop and produce both hardware and software solutions for our flagship, record-breaking hypercar, the Nevera, as well as for other automotive manufacturers’ vehicles. Working on technology solutions for partners such as Porsche, Hyundai, Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, Automobili Pininfarina, and others, gives Rimac a unique position of a technology leader in the high-performance electric vehicle industry. The stakes are high.
As a fast-moving company, we nurture a high-performing culture. If you are interested in joining, you must be prepared for relentless learning, adapting, and embracing new technologies. We expect an easy-going person, but also self-driven, entrepreneurial, and highly independent in their work, that will enjoy rising to the challenge and have fun pushing the limits of technology.
Our expectations are high. And we can only achieve our goals with the dedication and collaboration of our exceptional team. Our ambition is to deliver and go the extra mile. We need to expand our already industry-leading team, find the best people, and lead the charge.
Coordinate process participants to follow change management process for product and process changes in project and serial phase
Identify non-conform change requests (change coordinator needs to identify change requests, which not have been processed according process – e.g. workflow skipped, customer notification not conducted etc.)
Report change management metrics/KPIs to owners (report to project coordinator for project phase report to project series production lead in serial phase)
Assign change requests to correct process participants according change management process and substance of change (e.g. drawing change to be assigned to PDL)
Support departments in evaluation of changes (esp. for cross-functional changes, causing product and process change)
Analyse change request processing
Create monthly change management report (according to IT system workflow – e.g. open change request, pending change requests, closed etc.)
Support continuous improvement of change management process and change management workflow in iT system (e.g. JIRA)
Conduct cost tracking acc. defined change request budget
Key role in deviation (containment) management. Manage Launch-Coordinator and Change manager to deliver with the team rapid response to build issues and robust containments and proposals for permanent solutions.
Lead best practice within the organisation.
Develop company processes and lessons learnt for future programs
Other duties as assigned
SPECIFIC INFORMATION FOR ROLE
Lead role in defining the decision to introduce change. Neutral between departments to define the requirement that is best for the business.
Able to present at senior levels, knowledge of escalation processes.
Requires a mindset focused on the end goal of delivery on vehicle. Attention to detail is essential
Key role in the organisation with direct reporting to senior management level.
Prepared to go the extra mile to ensure delivery
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Experience of 2 or more years of change management experience, preferably as a change manager or a program in a relating position.
Experience and knowledge of Engineering across multiple commodities or as a specialist in one commodity.
Ability to evaluate engineering solutions, logical mindset with a clear understanding automotive standards to be able to steer cross functional teams.
Significant experience and demonstrable track record of dealing with major issues during a launch phase. Ability to re-calculate plans, dynamic logical thinker open to new ideas and potential solutions.
Know when to delegate and when to take ownership, where to steer individuals even when at same level or senior in organisation to achieve the main goal of successful launch
Computer literate with excellent presentation skills to senior management level.
Can communicate convincingly and professionally to management.
PRACTICAL & TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE
Practical knowledge and experience in at least one commodity (Electrical/Exterior/Interior/Composites/Chassis)
Practical knowledge and experience in dealing with change issues and deviations, supporting all areas of business.
Knowledge of Quality standard processes. Audit process, Route cause analysis, 5 Why, 6 Sigma. Working knowledge expert not necessary for role. To be able to evaluate reports received.
IT skills including Microsoft Office and custom applications.
Advanced English level
Experience with JIRA is a nice-to-have
Excellent verbal and communication skills with ability to communicate all levels
Excellent organizational skills.
What we are like and what we offer
If you are a creative, problem solving, open-minded, highly-motivated individual and you love a fast-paced environment and are up for the challenge – where were you hiding?