Production Planner (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).

As a member of the Supply Chain Management team, you will have the opportunity to help design and build innovative and modern production sites. As part of a highly motivated planning and implementation team, you will work closely and interdisciplinarity with colleagues from product design, manufacturing engineering, quality and the plant managers. Do you want to become part of a motivated team and work on exciting projects? We should get to know each other!

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

As a Production Planner you will drive all planning topics related to production for in the assembly line, ensuring an optimal setup of activities based on the design and technology chain while adhering to the latest industry best practices and aviation certification standards.

Main tasks:

  • Detailed planning and updating of production processes based on the current product design in coordination with Manufacturing Engineering
  • Planning, development and implementation of production and production control concepts
  • Design and leveling of the workload across the entire value chain to meet the required quantities with the least possible resources
  • Planning and control of commissioning and ramp up as well as identification of target/actual deviations
  • Interface management with logistics planning, plant procurement and factory planning

Check in your professional skills:

  • Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or a comparable qualification
  • Several years of relevant professional experience in the field of production or factory planning 
  • Confident handling of common planning tools
  • A structured and solution-oriented way of thinking and working
  • Team player and high communication skills
  • Pleasure in dealing with technical process
  • A high degree of initiative as well as teamwork and communication skills

Preferred skills:

  • Knowledge in automotive or aerospace production is a plus
  • Knowledge about HV and/ or battery technology is a plus
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.


Production Planner (m/f/d)

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