Manager, Vehicle Processing & Operations (VPO)

November 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:$70,175
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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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.


  • Must have a valid passport.

  • Must be willing to travel both domestically and internationally, as required.

  • General Role Overview

    The Manager, Vehicle Processing & Operations (VPO) encompasses facility management, operational coordination, and cost control to optimize throughput, sales, and overall facility efficiency.

    The Manager, Vehicle Processing & Operations (VPO) will also play a crucial role in formulating and recommending policies and programs to enhance profitability and facility operations. In addition, they will oversee in-gate and out-gate coordination operations to ensure quality standards are maintained by third-party vendors.

    The role involves scheduling, hiring, training, and coordination with other on-site managers to ensure seamless vehicle processing and uninterrupted customer delivery.

    The ideal candidate will possess technical acumen, excellent time management skills, and the ability to lead change and inspire teams. Collaboration with other departments, particularly the Service Department, to enhance operations and customer satisfaction is essential. Safety and compliance are paramount, requiring adherence to all federal, state, and local safety requirements.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the Vehicle Processing Operations team, including at least 5 direct reports.

  • Set individual and team targets, actively training, coaching, and developing the team.

  • Assist in planning, implementing, and following up on vehicle prep operational tasks and projects, such as vehicle movement coordination, delivery schedule monitoring, vehicle repairs, lot organization and maintenance, and vehicle admin coordinator support.

  • Oversee expense control, including staffing, supplies, and services.

  • Apply Vehicle Operations' standard operating procedures with tailored adjustments based on location-specific criteria.

  • Develop and maintain positive vendor relationships.

  • Motivate and inspire Assistant Managers and Associates, delivering high- quality results.

  • Collaborate with senior leadership on new processes and documentation as business targets and volume grow.

  • Work closely with other departments, particularly the Service Department, to enhance operations and customer satisfaction.

  • Continuously focus on improving the Fisker delivery experience.

  • Achieve processing and delivery targets, along with meeting P&L requirements for the location.

  • Effectively plan to use reporting and forecasting to set and adjust team schedules and allocate resources as needed to meet operational demands.

  • Develop and implement countermeasures for problems and edge cases, providing relevant data to support resource requests.

  • Ensure compliance with Fisker, state, and federal HR and EH&S requirements.

  • Maintain high standards in process execution through daily lot walks, observations, and feedback.

  • Manage the printing and storage of DMV documentation where applicable.

  • Recruit and develop the team while ensuring timely position fillings.

  • Resolve people and safety issues promptly in collaboration with Human Resources and relevant teams.

  • Minimum Qualifications

  • 7 to 10 years of Processing or Operations experience, preferably at an automotive OEM, with at least 4 years at the Manager level.
  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Competencies

  • Experience in managing direct reports.

  • Proficiency in report writing, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Willingness to work evening hours, weekends, and holidays regularly initially, with an expectation of reduced need over time.

  • Strong critical thinking skills, ability to prioritize multiple projects, and meet business-critical deadlines.

  • Experience with Lean Principles is preferred.

  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.

  • Exceptionally organized and meticulous.

  • Prior experience with EV, Auto E-commerce, Supply Chain, or Process Improvement is preferred.

  • Ability to obtain local sales licenses where required.

  • Results and success-oriented mindset, with a sense of urgency to drive issues and projects to closure.

  • Ability to effectively collaborate with v departments and working styles.

  • Working Conditions

  • Must be willing to work early hours, late hours, and/or weekends to meet deadlines and goals for a global company.

  • May be exposed to service workshop environment that requires lifting moderate weights, standing for long hours, wearing personal protective equipment, etc.

  • Disclaimer Statement

  • May perform other duties as assigned.
  • Expected Salary Range

    $70,175.00 to $115,200.00 per year.

    Additional Compensation

    Salary is one part of total compensation which includes bonuses, equity awards as applicable, and benefits. An employee is eligible to participate in Fisker's equity program, subject to the rules governing such programs.


    Fisker provides comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, vision, and disability insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Fisker covers most of the premiums for employees.

    The salary offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors including market location, job-related knowledge, education/training, certifications, key skills, experience, internal peer equity as well as business considerations. Fisker reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position within the salary range listed, taking into account the wide variety of factors listed above.

    EEOC Statement

    Fisker Group Inc. (“Fisker”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at Fisker is governed by merit, qualifications, and professional competence. Fisker does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, national origin / ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity / expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information, pregnancy or related conditions, or any other basis protected by law.

    Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application / interview process should notify the Human Resources Department.



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