(Senior) Planner Logistics and Inventory


Closing in 16 days

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).

Your mission during this flight:

As (Senior) Planner Logistics and Inventory (f/m/d), you will be responsible for driving forward a wide range of planning, optimization and preparation topics in the field of logistics and inventory management. 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, material supply systems, as well as optimal optimized inventory concepts, and support our sites from conception to implementation and optimization of operations.

Your main tasks include:

  • You are responsible for planning, implementation and controlling of logistics and inventory concepts, process designs and material flow planning for new and existing projects.
  • You develop, adapte and optimize logistics processes in order to stabilize and secure processes as well as increase efficiency.
  • You are responsible for conception of system requirements for logistics IT systems and coordination with involved departments.
  • You ensure operational logistics in the production phase.
  • You refine the packaging concepts to accommodate requirements from design organization, quality management, health & safety, production planning and wider logistics function.
  • You will act as an internal contact for intralogistics solutions for our existing warehouses and new construction projects.
  • You analyze and optimize our logistics inventory in collaboration with our production and procurement team.
  • You develop and implement KPI and reporting systems within our inventory and logistics operations.
  • Check in your professional skills:

  • Master's degree in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, logistics or a comparable qualification.
  • Relevant experience of a least (7) 3 years in the field of logistics planning, inventory management 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.
  • Personal competencies:

  • 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.
  • 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.

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    (Senior) Planner Logistics and Inventory






    September 14, 2023

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    October 14, 2023

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    About the employer

    We are mobility’s new dimension. What do we offer? A way to skip those traffic jams and get to your destination with time to spare. As the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), we will be launching the world’s first-ever eVTOL suite of services, replete with our signature passenger air taxis, heavy-lift cargo drones, and its very own ecosystem. As far as we’re concerned, the sky really is the only limit!

    We always like to take things a step – or many steps – further. For instance, we’ve known ever since we built our very first prototype that it would be a game changer. And by consistently designing and producing our all-electric VoloCity air taxis and VoloDrones and the eVTOL ecosystem to match, we are poised to change mobility as we know it. And we’ll make every leg of your journey sustainable, too. Get ready for a new kind of urban lifestyle!


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