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We have an exciting opportunity as:

Assistant Manager Registration and Homologation (all genders welcome)

at the Kia Europe Headquarters in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Job mission:
As an Assistant Manager Registration and Homologation, your primary focus will be on navigating the registration landscape of Kia brand vehicles within Kia Europe (Kia EU). You will play a vital role in ensuring the seamless registration process from before Start of Production (SOP) through the end of the vehicle's lifecycle.

Your responsibilities:

  • Support vehicle registration and homologation matters at Kia Europe (Kia EU).

  • Act as the main point of contact for Kia Europe subsidiaries and importers to streamline registration activities.

  • Setup and management of the vehicle registration system to ensure accurate issuance of Certificates of Conformity (CoC) for each Whole Vehicle Type - Approval (WVTA) extension.

  • Identify and implement improvements to registration systems, supporting IT projects for enhancements.

  • Support Research & Development (R&D) regarding local regulations by surveying markets.

  • Support markets to manage their End of Series, and issue necessary communications.

  • Contribute to knowledge sharing by developing or refining business processes, including the homologation manual.

  • Ensure that changes to CoC format are implemented by IT inline with regulations.

  • Participate in the Operational Launch Committee to provide updates on homologation status.

  • Upload WVTA files to Product SharePoint and communicate updates to markets.

  • Assist in Market Surveillance activities as needed.

Your talents:

  • University degree (ideally in Mechanical Engineering).

  • 3 years’ European automotive industry experience with a focus on registration and homologation.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, particularly MS Excel for data analysis.

  • Strong understanding of European Registration and Homologation processes and their requirements.

  • Quantitative and analytical skills to support decision-making and excellent attention to detail.

  • Experience working in a diverse environment, with an understanding of various cultures and perspectives.

  • Initiative, self-confidence, and resilience.

  • Positive attitude, flexibility, and adaptability in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Passion for the automotive industry, including cars, motorsports and automotive design.

Who are we?

Kia is a global mobility brand with a vision to create sustainable mobility solutions for consumers, communities, and societies around the world. Founded in 1944, Kia has been building motorcycles, cars and trucks for more than 75 years.

Kia is now spearheading the popularization of electrified and battery electric vehicles, developing a growing range of mobility services while encouraging millions of people to explore the best ways of getting around. Our brand slogan – ‘Movement that inspires’ – reflects our commitment to inspire consumers through our products and services.

Kia Europe is the European sales and manufacturing arm of Kia Corporation. From our headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, we lead 39 markets across Europe and the Caucasus, employing more than 5,500 persons, including about 3,500 blue collar workers in our state of the art car plant in Zilina, Slovakia.

Our headquarter is home to 40 different nationalities and this diversity is truly inspiring! This means that every day at Kia is an opportunity to learn something new and to grow personally and professionally. The mix of ambitious and dynamic employees from all over the world is the fuel to our success. Do you have what it takes to join our team? We are looking forward to getting to know you!

You will enjoy working with us if you like these things:

  • A pulsating international environment. Our workforce is composed of people from 40 nations

  • Playing an active and important part in the development of Kia in Europe.

  • Developing new frameworks and solutions

  • Demanding challenges to which you can creatively contribute

  • A competitive compensation package; private leasing offer; systematic off and on-the-job training, free staff restaurant, support as concerns Health Management and more

If you’re interested to become part of our Kia team, please apply via our online portal. We are looking forward to getting to know you.

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