Port Manager, Vehicle Logistics

United States

Closing in 8 days

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.

Role Overview

Fisker Automotive is looking for a passionate Port Manager, to join our growing team. Reporting to the Senior Logistics Manager this role will lead a team responsible for management and oversight of all vehicle logistics functions. We are have two openings: Baltimore, MD and Los Angeles/San Diego, CA


Ensures achievement of the monthly wholesale shipping objectives. Reviews the daily, weekly and monthly work plan for the facility and adjusts as necessary to achieve objectives.

Ensures that the port processor, trucker carriers and all other parties that function at the port work as a team and are aligned with the company's critical targets.

Arrange for proper customs and duty submission requirements for each shipment.

Responsible for the proper inspection of the vehicles after vessel discharge.

Work with the Logistics Planning Team to identify improved service options.

Establish, monitor, and action vendor KPIs.

Monitor quality, quantity, delivery times, and transportation costs.

Interpret data on logistics elements such as availability, reliability, supply chain management and provider's information.

Recommend optimal transport modes, routes, and frequency.

Recommend improvements to existing or planned vehicle logistics processes.

Prepare reports on logistics performance measures & own logistics-related databases.

Oversee port vendor operations including: acceorization, PDI, damage repair, vehicle protection, inspections, maintenance, shunting, and charging.

Responsible for the inbound truck and rail transportation operations

Manage and maintain relationships with vessel lines, stevedores, inspection provider, rail and truck transportation providers.

Provide full supply chain analysis and reporting to executive leadership on cost, performance measures, damages rates, and opportunities.

Basic Qualifications / Knowledge / Experience

Degree in logistics, supply chain management, or operations.

Multi-cultural interpersonal, written and oral communication skills in English, preferred language skills in Spanish

Prior experience (7-10 years) of working in logistics/supply chain/ transportation function within the automotive or manufacturing environment with comprehensive knowledge of logistics processes

Deep knowledge of principles for transporting vehicles by rail, road and sea

IT systems experience and skills including knowledge and understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and customer data systems

Expertise of technical regulations related to logistics such as import/export and customs regulations, including legal requirements is a plus

Advanced skills of MS Office applications, specifically, Excel

Well organized, strong attention to detail, advanced analytical and problem- solving skills as well as a proactive mindset

Extensive knowledge on international and domestic customs requirements

Knowledge of FVL transportation and logistics service providers

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.

Complex 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. Joining people, processes, systems across organizations and countries.

Displays Global Perspective: Conveys an understanding of the organization's global market position, opportunities, capabilities, and competitive threats and uses diplomacy to best manage cultural issues and geographic differences when making plans and decisions.

Resource Management: Utilizes resources responsibility and effectively

Conceptual Thinking: Using logic and reason to deliver creative and strategic results.

Expected Salary Range: $84,700 - $119,150

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.

Benefits : 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.


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Port Manager, Vehicle Logistics




United States


November 11, 2023

Application deadline

December 11, 2023

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About the employer

Fisker Inc. is an American automotive company founded by Henrik Fisker and his wife Geeta Gupta-Fisker. Launched in 2016 and based in Southern California, Fisker Inc. is the successor to Fisker Automotive, which produced the Fisker Karma. Fisker Inc. is developing the Fisker Ocean, an electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) with an estimated range of 300–350 miles (480–560 km), with production expected to begin in late 2022. Until 2021, Fisker was working on the development of solid-state battery technologies that could enable as much as 500 mi (800 km) of range with a 1 minute charge.


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