Buyer, Marketing


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 a Buyer, Marketing, you will manage the purchasing for marketing related goods and services. This role requires exceptional communication, negotiation 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. This is an in-office position at our Manhattan Beach headquarter.


• Buyer for marketing related goods and services, including (but not limited to): auto / trade show exhibit space & assets; media buying & creative agencies; experience center assets, & services

• Development of procurement strategy, establishment of purchasing budgets, plans, policies, systems and procedures within the organization

• Negotiate key contracts to optimize value, manage RFQ/RFP process

• Develop business intelligence based on continuous market analysis, monitoring and forecasting against variable market conditions

• Negotiate contractual terms and interpret existing contract frameworks, demonstrating an understanding of legal principles

• Build internal relationships, assessing the capabilities of suppliers

• Create supplier scorecards to drive for continuous improvement and creation of best practice-based processes and procedures

• Ensuring deliverables are clearly identified and timing is achieved

• Ensure that internal operations and supplier activities are carried out in an ethical, responsible manner, using ISO2600/20400 as a basis

• Product definition, attributes and specification cascade for sourcing activities

• Program metrics generation, including timing, delivery status, cost status.

Basic Qualifications / Knowledge / Experience

• Bachelor's degree

• Knowledge of relevant process, environmental and social standards

•. Experience with ethical and responsible sourcing

• Problem solving; 8D, Practical problem-solving capability

• Proven track record of working within automotive organizations

•.Proven track record in procuring a variety of design services, marketing agencies, physical assets and support services

• Superior relationship skills in creating and fostering working relationships within Purchasing, internal business areas and supplier

• Ability to make strategic sourcing recommendations and take appropriate action

• Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines

• Deep knowledge of sourcing, procurement principles, procurement systems and large company best practices

• Strong leadership and negotiation skills

• Exceptional communication skills

• Independent /Self Starting

• 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.

. Requirements:

Fisker Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment at Fisker Group 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 Group Inc. 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



Fisker Inc.
Full time
Salary Range
$58,000.00 - 91,000.00
per Year
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Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, US