Senior Manager Logistics Planning (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 Logistics Planner, you will be responsible for driving forward a wide range of planning topics in the field of logistics. Your area of responsibility covers the entire value chain within the supply chain, from procurement logistics to intralogistics and distribution to our worldwide end customers.

With a holistic approach, you will design logistics areas, processes, container and picking systems, as well as optimal provisioning methods, and support our sites from conception to the ramp-up of series operations.

  • Planning, implementation and controlling of logistics concepts, process designs and material flow planning for new and existing projects
  • Development, adaption and optimization of logistics processes in order to stabilize and secure processes as well as increase efficiency
  • Conception of system requirements for logistics IT systems and coordination with involved departments
  • Ensuring operational logistics planning in the pre-series production phase
  • Comply with the latest industry best practices and aviation certification standards
  • You will act as an internal contact for intralogistics solutions for our existing warehouses and new construction projects
  • Finally, you will be responsible for the conceptual design and procurement of relevant operating equipment and services

Check in your professional skills:

  • Master’s degree in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, logistics or a comparable qualification
  • Relevant experience of a least 7 years in the field of logistics planning or operations
  • Know-how in dealing with project management as well as lean management methods
  • Confident handling of MS Office, ERP and WMS systems
  • Very good knowledge of German and English language

Preferred skills:

  • Industry and logistics methods and process knowledge in automotive and aerospace is a plus
  • Consulting background with worldwide logistics planning projects in a global Supply Chain Setup
  • Confident handling of common planning tools
  • First management responsibility in relevant work environment 
  • You have a distinctive process-oriented thinking as well as a fast comprehension ability
  • You have a high degree of cost and quality awareness as well as coordination skills and a high degree of goal orientation
  • As an analytical, strategic and conceptually strong communication talent, you interact confidently on an international as well as with all hierarchical levels
  • A pronounced hands-on mentality completes your profile
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 Logistics Planning (m/f/d)

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