(Senior) Planner Factory and Industrial Systems (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:

You will work at one of the center points of our evolving and scaling operations division helping to drive Volocopter's future and day-to-day effectiveness. You will work closely with the entire operations leadership team to plan and prepare the production environment for all current and upcoming products.

  • You plan and set-up production sites until handover to operations in strong cooperation with team manufacturing engineering and team infrastructure.
  • You are responsible for transformation of manufacturing processes into functional production concepts and layouts.
  • You take care of integration projects for new technologies or products in running production sites.
  • You participate in defining and driving the long-term industrial strategy at Volocopter.
  • You identify optimization potentials in existing production systems and derivation of improvement projects.
  • You ensure operations projects are managed on time and on target and drive day to day decision-making within the operations division.
  • You are responsible for organization of project management of ongoing projects and development of reporting and project tracking tools.
  • You initiate and independently research complex information requests, gather, analyze and summarize data for projects and reports, prepare the materials and determine method of presentation.
  • You coordinate and run meetings with various internal and external parties.

Check in your professional skills:

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, Production & Logistics or similar.
  • Relevant work experience in factory planning and production realization, consulting, strategy, project management or similar fields.
  • Team player and excellent organizational and implementation power.
  • Strong communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Showing initiative, enjoying accountability, having a solution-oriented way of working and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent English and German, both written and spoken.

Preferred skills:

  • Excellent analysis and evaluation skills with a drive to challenge the status quo.
  • High level of flexibility and efficiency.
  • Basic understanding of aviation from either field of production, maintenance or operation.
  • Basic understanding of automotive industry from either field of factory or production planning, logistics or lean management.
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 make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunities, trust, and ensure all employees feel heard. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts with each of us. 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) Planner Factory and Industrial Systems (m/f/d)