Full-time

Transport Specialist (m/f/d)
Bruchsal, Germany

Here at Volocopter, we are the pioneers of electric air taxis (electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft - eVTOLs). We have pledged to bring urban air mobility to life by getting electric air taxis and other eVTOLs off the ground in a way that complements existing transportation options in megacities across the globe. Our aim is to offer affordable, on-demand air taxi services that fly people to their destination quickly and safely. In 2011 we carried out the first-ever piloted flight of a fully electric multicopter and have since conducted more than 1,500 public and private test flights across the world (www.volocopter.com). 

Job Description

Your mission during this flight:

 

CUSTOMER & SUPPLIER MANAGEMENT

  • You will record and process transport requests
  • You will ensure compliance with all internal and external regulations in the areas of packaging, handling, documentation
  • You will be the contact person for our internal and external suppliers for logistic inquiries

TRANSPORT PLANNING & EXPORT CONTROL

  • You will be responsible for E2E planning, organization and control of national and international transports
  • You will take care of E2E organization and supervision of special transports
  • You will be responsible and execute briefings with drivers and service partners
  • You will prepare all necessary transport, import and export declaration documents

SERVICE PROVIDER NETWORK

  • You will establish and maintain a network of service providers
  • You will prepare and support the procurement department in negotiating framework agreements

PROCESS, METHODS & TOOLS

  • You will define and implement processes and standards within the area of responsibility
  • You will support the development and maintenance of dashboards on transportation costs and service performance
  • You will design and introduce tools and management systems for transparent and traceable planning and execution of transportation and material movements
  • You will configure and operate the relevant ERP modules in collaboration with the ERP team
Qualifications

Check in your professional skills:

  • Completed Bachelor Degree in Transportation Management/ Logistics or completed professional training as a forwarding agent (f/m/d), industrial clerk (f/m/d) or a comparable qualification.
  • 3+ years of professional experience in relevant activities
  • Comprehensive understanding of courier and freight operations including import/ export and tax control with regards to aviation regulations
  • Confident in using MS Office and ERP software
  • Experience in performance metrics, decision making based on data and execution of process improvements
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate to internal and external stakeholders and employees
  • Proactive hands-on mentality and a desire to make a difference
  • Fluent in German and English
Additional Information

Our Volocopter flight includes:  

  • Fast-growing high-tech company with a superb network of investors and partners   
  • Chance to shape the future of aviation  
  • Help us to create groundbreaking new projects - from scratch!   
  • Personal accountability, as well as growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths  
  • An inspiring workplace with modern workspaces, flexible hours, quick decision-making, a flat hierarchy, positive leadership, great team spirit  
  • Attractive compensation package

Diversity at Volocopter:  

Our differences are what make us great. Here at Volocopter, we value equal opportunities and trust. As air mobility industry innovators, we believe that changing the world starts on team level. We are committed to fostering an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential.

Transport Specialist (m/f/d)