Expert Supply Chain Management & Logistics (f/m/d)

Germany // Operations // Professional

as of now, permanent position

AIXTRON operates one of the largest production facilities for compound semiconductors in Europe. This is where our innovative systems and production processes, which ultimately set us apart from our competitors, are further developed. As a leading technology company in the production of MOCVD systems (metal-organic chemical vapour deposition), we step up to meet the highest market requirements and customer expectations. These demands are also reflected in our services and our processes, and, as a result, we also face the challenge of maintaining an excellent supply chain. 

Our goal is to define, implement and constantly monitor the optimum procurement and provisioning strategies for our complex products. In your role as “Supply Chain Management and Logistics Expert”, you will supply our development and production departments as well as our customers with replacement parts while keeping the capital commitment of our global inventories at a suitable level. Given these conditions, the job is guaranteed to be rich in variety.

Your tasks:

  • Planning and carrying out projects and activities with the aim of optimising internal and external supply chains (process analyses, preparation of concepts, implementation, including software solution, documentation and training)
  • Further developing our supply chain portfolio to be applied to various material classes (ABC/XYZ). This includes:
    • Providing consultation for operational and executive departments involved in the supply chain process
    • Preparing and applying provisioning strategies and forecasting methods
    • Expanding and maintaining our key figure system
  • Providing assistance with the operational tasks of logistics, e.g.
    • Monthly MRP validation for the replacement parts area
    • Monitoring and, if necessary, adapting “expert parts” and providing assistance with the determination of provisioning quantities
    • Implementing worldwide inventory strategies
    • Topics relevant for export/import
  • Establishing and expanding SAP variant configurators
    • Improving the use of the SAP variant configuration and the integration in our business processes
    • Creating and changing knowledge of dependencies in cooperation with product management
    • Creating and maintaining configuration models
    • Providing user training and assistance to the specialist departments on using the configurators

Your profile:

  • Commercial or technical degree, ideally with a focus on supply chain and/or logistics
  • Several years of professional experience in supply chain management and/or logistics
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with leading workshops and giving presentations
  • Highly solution-oriented worker who shows initiative
  • Knowledge of SAP R/3 in the modules required for the supply chain (including forecasting tools)

We offer:

  • A challenging field of activity with great creative potential at an innovative, international and expanding technological leader
  • Flat hierarchies and direct interdisciplinary cooperation across management levels
  • Working in a state-of-the art work environment with the latest and most innovative methods from Industry 4.0 in an intercultural team with highly motivated colleagues
  • Targeted personnel development through continuing specialist training and development of personal skills
  • An open corporate culture with flexible working hours that allows a self-determined work/life balance
  • Performance-based compensation and a wide range of employee benefits in the form of health and sports activities and employee events
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Laura Preinich


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