Chief Engineer – Vehicle Architecture
Fisker Inc. is a design led pioneering mobility technology company researching, developing and producing next generation electrically powered vehicles. As the electrification revolution begins to infiltrate the automotive industry, Fisker are focused on delivering advanced smart solutions across the electrification ecosystem from charging, to battery technology, powertrain and connected vehicle functionality. Strong product design is at our core where distinctive emotional yet cost effective style meet the latest in cutting edge technology.
You will provide overall leadership and coordination for all Vehicle Architecture activities, including but not limited to establishing Block Teams and associated processes and interfaces. Managing direct reports, planning project delivery and reporting on progress. Ensuring on time delivery and working to the highest standards possible. This will involve working across technical specialties, adopting new processes and acting as the main point of contact for your specialist area. Technical ownership is expected for the following work streams:
Development and implementation of business plans, technology and R&D plans.
You will lead your team in technical discussions to deliver robust fault free designs through the application of Concurrent Engineering disciplines including DFMEA, DFA, DFM, Campaign Prevention Process, Robustness, etc.
Management and coordination of the project technical team to ensure products are delivered at a cost, quality and time appropriate for the application.
Setting KPIs for each area of your responsibility and reviewing performance with contacts.
Performance Management, resource planning and succession planning working closely with HR/Talent Acquisition teams.
Basic Qualifications / Knowledge / Experience
Preferred Skills / Experience / Competences
Must be able to lift 25 lbs unassisted, bend, stretch, stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, reach, twist, sit, walk, and/or run
Must be willing to work overtime and on weekends where needed to meet deadlines and company goals
Fisker Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment at Fisker Inc. is governed based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
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