Buyer, Aftersales Services

October 09, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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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 www. – 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.

Job Location

  • München, Germany (Hybrid Work – In Office and Remote) is preferred.
  • Role Overview

    As a Buyer, Aftersales Services you will be part of our US headquarters. You will be aligned with our global procurement team and work directly with the local operational team. The Buyer, Aftersales Services is responsible for sourcing goods and services, to support corporate and local business needs as well as managing the RFQ process to ensure competitive and ethical bidding. This role has the responsibility to lead negotiations and quote reviews to ensure the business receives goods and services at the best possible price when aspects such as quality, quantity, time, and location are compared.


  • Primary function of this role is sourcing aftersales business partner and service provider contracts.

  • Work with Aftersales to understand internal and external business operations model to source goods and services.

  • This role interacts with suppliers and internal stakeholders involving a considerable amount of initiative and analytical work.

  • Manage supplier quotations, negotiations and award long-term contracts while ensuring necessary capacity and on-time contract placement.

  • Analyze and negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods.

  • Track project changes to ensure overall spend is within budgeted approval levels.

  • Ideal candidate will possess the ability to multi-task and have excellent time management skills.

  • Identify and implement departmental process improvement.

  • Basic Qualifications / Knowledge / Experience

  • Bachelors, Associate, or relevant experience in delivering key function objectives.

  • 3-5 years of experience in Indirect Purchasing.

  • Ability to gather information, analyze data and provide recommendations.

  • Ability to negotiate with vendors independently and identify cost saving opportunities.

  • Comfortable in a demanding environment and able to effectively interface with cross functional teams and management.

  • Basic knowledge of ERP, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Experience in automotive or EV preferred.

  • Fluent spoken and written English.

  • Travel as needed.

  • 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 various 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.

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