Sr. Manager, Automotive Supplier Quality

Fisker Inc

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Location: Graz Styria

Category: Sales


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About Fisker Inc.

California-based Fisker Inc. is revolutionizing the automotive industry by developing the most emotionally desirable and eco-friendly electric vehicles on Earth. Passionately driven by a vision of a clean future for all, the company is on a mission to become the No. 1 e-mobility service provider with the world’s most sustainable vehicles. To learn more, visit – and enjoy exclusive content across Fisker’s social media channels: Facebook , Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn . Download the revolutionary new Fisker mobile app from the App Store or Google Play store.

Role Overview

As Fisker returns to market the Quality and reliability of the product is paramount in establishing the brand name and ensuring customer satisfaction. The role requires the Manager to set the standards and develop the processes that receive the incoming parts and deliver the final produced vehicles to the highest automotive standards.


  • In your role you will have responsibility for supporting the management of all supplier related quality issues that arise as a result of manufacturing or engineering issues
  • You will work cross functionally with our Manufacturing and Engineering teams as well as our supplier partners to provide containment and technical problem solving support.
  • Lead supplier teams to robustly closeout 8D reports as SQA is the key conduit between the manufacturing plant and the wider Quality organization
  • SQA is also responsible for working with the wider Purchasing function to drive improvements in incoming quality and protect the manufacturing plant
  • Lead / support robust closure of all Supplier Quality related issues for all new model launch activities
  • Work closely with our supplier partners to create and deliver robust Supplier readiness and sufficiency plans to drive a flawless launch
  • Implement counter measures for those suppliers that have recorded significant / repeat quality issues during pre-build activities within plant.
  • Lead / support cross functional problem solving and develop productive relationships with internal stakeholder and suppliers
  • Previous experience in managing teams of quality and supplier quality professionals
  • Excellent stakeholder management and relationship management skills and experience
  • Able to manage and execute complex projects on time and within budget
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to converse at all levels of the organization and with external suppliers/customers
  • Experienced problem solver and strong advocate of Lean manufacturing

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competences

Communication Skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the business from shop floor to senior leadership.

Drive for Results: Drive for high performance, takes responsibility and works towards planning targets, overcoming obstacles, setbacks and uncertainty.

Business Acumen:Contribute to the company strategy and aligns the strategic priorities of own area with the direction and strategic priorities of the broader organization

Customer Centricity:Anticipates evolving customer needs and how to address them, doing the right thing in the right way.

Decision Making:Makes timely, informed decisions that consider the facts, goals, constraints, and risks.

Analytical Thinking:Gather relevant information, identify key issues, compare data from different sources; draw appropriate conclusions to arrive at appropriate solutions.

Teamwork & Collaboration:Facilitates Collaboration, actively engaging and to make joint decision and share best practices.

Displays Global Perspective:Conveys an understanding of the organization’s global market position, opportunities, capabilities, and competitive threats and takes cultural issues and geographic differences into account when making plans and decisions.

A Passion for the industry:Enthusiasm for adopting new technologies and invocation that improve products and productive.

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