Procurement Manager – Direct Procurement (m/f/d)

Munich, 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:

The Procurement Manager (m/f/d) is responsible to source their dedicated scope of components as well as parts and acts as the contact person towards all respective suppliers.

  • (Pre)selects supplier and handles RFIs/RFQs
  • Performs supplier qualification / quality management for series suppliers (EASA compliance, onsite audits, financial reviews, data-reviews, supplier KPIs)
  • Negotiates offers and framework agreements
  • Ultimately decides on awarding, supported by the requesting stakeholder and the procurement strategy
  • Handles purchase orders for commodities and/or parts
  • Ensures supplier management with tracking of orders and in-time delivery of milestone deliverables
  • Handles goods received and potential claims in close cooperation with quality assurance and legal
  • Supports other departments as required for operative topics (open invoices, incoming goods,…)

Check in your professional skills:

Required skills

  • Procurement activities in highly regulated environment 
  • Negotiation of contracts and offers
  • Basic Knowledge of project and/or supplier management

Preferred skills

  • Basic knowledge in aviation standards (e.g. EASA Part 21/J/G, 145, EN 9100)
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.

Procurement Manager – Direct Procurement (m/f/d)

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