(Senior) Manager Supply Chain IT (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We are bringing urban air mobility to life by introducing our air taxis and drones as an electric addition to current transportation options in megacities worldwide. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011, we performed the first-ever crewed flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopters (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As (Senior) Manager Supply Chain IT, you will work on an integral part of the entire Supply Chain. From purchasing to logistics and production processes to the handover of products to operations, you will be responsible for planning the entire Supply Chain IT landscape and thus significantly driving Volocopter's digital transformation. With a holistic view and approach, you will drive the design and implementation of the systems into serial operations.


  • Independent coordination of projects in Supply Chain-related IT systems (software and hardware)
  • Development of holistic concepts for networked, digitalized production, considering operational excellence as well as lean and six sigma approaches
  • Implementation of IT solutions along the production and Supply Chain
  • Interface management and integration of specialized shop floor systems into the higher-level IT architecture
  • Support and further development of existing IT solutions in coordination with adjacent teams such as IT and Digital
  • Operational development/optimization of solutions and blueprints with transfer to the various production and business processes as well as international scalability
  • Development and implementation of a digitalization strategy in the Supply Chain in cooperation with Strategic Supply Chain Planning, Manufacturing Engineering, and Logistics
  • Interface management and contact person between Digital, IT, Manufacturing Engineering, Strategic Supply Chain Planning, Logistics, Maintenance, and Procurement

Check in your professional skills:

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology, Software Technology, Digitalization, Computational Engineering Science or a comparable qualification
  • Relevant experience of a least (7)3 years in corresponding areas
  • Know-how in dealing with and implementing production and logistics-related software
  • State of the art technology experience in advanced Supply Chain IT systems
  • Good knowledge of project management, structured way of thinking and working, as well as good interface experience
  • Confident handling of MS Office, ERP, MES, and WMS systems
  • Experience in integration of suppliers, customers, and other stakeholders into the Supply Chain Value Stream
  • Very good knowledge of German and English language

Preferred skills:

  • Industry methods and process knowledge in automotive and/or aerospace
  • Consulting background with worldwide projects in a global Supply Chain Setup
  • Confident handling of common planning tools
  • First management responsibility in relevant work environment
Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners 
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch 
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, positive leadership, great team spirit
  • Attractive salary package

Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employees. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.

(Senior) Manager Supply Chain IT (m/f/d)

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