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Fisker Inc

Senior Program Manager

Engineering – Torrance, California
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Senior Program Manager: Vehicle Line                                        

Company Overview

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.

Role Overview

As a Senior Program Manager you will look after cost, timing, commodity planning and quality for one of Fisker’s in flight Vehicle Programs.  This role requires exceptional communication and organizational skills. A successful candidate needs to thrive in a pressurized environment using data and facts to help identify risks, manage resources and solve problems quickly and effectively. A strong team ethic with the ability to interact at all levels and across business boundaries is required to be successful in this position.


  • Product definition, attributes and specification cascade.
  • Business and Technical target monitoring.
  • Programme metrics generation, including timing, delivery status, cost status.
  • Manage Weekly Program Steering Team Meeting.
  • Timing control, planning, synchronization communication to all stake holders.
  • Identify programme disconnects and pro-actively identify and implement all required resolution activities.
  • Support Vehicle Programme Director in overall program delivery.

Basic Qualifications / Knowledge / Experience

  • Masters in an Engineering & Design Related Subject (or equivalent).
  • Knowledge of relevant automotive industry standards such as: TS16949, ISO26262, ISO15118.
  • Knowledge / qualifications in Six Sigma / Lean.
  • Problem solving; 8D, Practical problem solving.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Explorer.
  • Proven track record of working on automotive vehicle delivery programs.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Independent /Self Starting.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Good working ethic and team player.
  • Eager to learn.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competences

  • 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.

Additional Requirements

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.

 Applicants wishing to view a copy of Fisker Inc.’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at

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