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Senior Manager Logistics (m/f/d); Kirchardt; Germany


Speed has always been in our DNA. Become a member of our team and join us on the fast lane! With globally almost 4.500 employees and unlimited passion for mobility and innovation, Valmet Automotive is working on the future of the automobile. A clear focus on eDrive Engineering – paired with outstanding manufacturing competence – we are an experienced and visionary partner for development and production within an industry on the rise.

In our new Electric Vehicle Business Line (EVBL) we develop and manufacture battery systems from 48V up to High Voltage for automotive and industrial applications. Valmet Automotive covers the full range from contract manufacturing to a TIER1 system supplier.


Your challenge

As a Logistics Manager, your role is to develop and lead logistics processes and operations at our battery factory. By leading the team of experts, you are responsible for internal and external logistics, warehousing, life cycle management, production and material planning together with indirect purchasing and claims. You ensure the operational processes meet the customer requirements, cost targets and quality standards.

As a concept and process owner, you accomplish best practice assessments in logistics operations, and promote profitable growth by optimizing logistical processes to cut costs, excess inventory and waste. You will actively participate in logistics related contracts with external service providers, being responsible for cost competitiveness as the contract owner. You work in continuous interaction with our production and other stakeholders.


We expect you to have/are

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in logistics or similar
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of operational warehouse, inventory and transportation management complemented by strong partner management skills and performance orientation
  • A strong strive and proven track record to optimize supply chain based on TCO principles
  • You have leadership skills and are able to see the big picture and make decisions
  • Fluent spoken and written English and German


We offer

The latest development in the automotive industry – and ultimately our company – promises candidates an inspiring career. Where a long heritage as one of the world’s most significant car builders meets up with the spirit of unlimited opportunities is Valmet Automotive, offering you a sense of accomplishment, a good work–life balance and a feeling of creating something new. Of course, in the typical Nordic calmness at all nine locations in Finland, Germany and Poland.


Further information

Denise Speder, Human Resources

+49 7136 9637184

+49 172 3781202


Now it’s your turn – take the fast lane and apply!


Contract Nature:  Regular
Company:  Valmet Automotive Solutions GmbH

Kirchardt, DE

Job Segment: Logistics, Engineer, Claims, Warehouse, Manager, Operations, Engineering, Insurance, Manufacturing, Management