Keeping the overview with a cool head:
your occupation as a supply-chain manager

The coordination and optimization of logistics processes across several companies takes on special significance in the aerospace industry. As a supply-chain manager at ARTS, you are responsible for the flawless operation of processes all along the supply chain. By and large, supply-chain managers have a university degree.

Jobs for Supply Chain Managers


Supply-chain managers require organization skills and a penchant for big-picture thinking, as they are responsible for the coordination of logistics processes across several companies. They monitor deliveries of individual components and coordinate the procurement process with customer requirements. Alongside supplier management and procurement processes, the job also involves aspects of production monitoring and sales projections.

Products in the aerospace industry have one characteristic in common above all else: safety. For that reason, processes along the supply chain require the utmost scrutiny in terms of quality and reliability. As the person of contact for internal departments and external suppliers, supply-chain managers fill a crucial role as consultant for procurement, logistics and sales.

The supply-chain managers at ARTS have developed an outstanding sense of quality, which they use to develop custom-tailored logistical solutions for our clients. At present, roughly one in ten ARTS employees are working in the area of supply-chain management. We are always on the lookout for motivated professionals to bolster our teams. You will find any relevant vacancies listed on our career portal.

Projects for our supply-chain managers

Our supply-chain management staff is employed at locations in Donauwörth, Hamburg, Bremen and Varel, among others. In the greater Hamburg region, for example, they are part of our team supporting Airbus Operations GmbH, where they are directly in charge of logistics monitoring for the production of Airbus types A320, A350, and A380.

At the site of Premium AEROTEC in Lower Saxony's Varel, our supply-chain managers coordinate the production of the highly complex Zerspan-, Dreh-, und Frästeile within in the range of construction models in the Airbus family.

Meanwhile in Bremen, our specialists are active as supply managers in the process of equipping the full range of heavy-lift aircraft types with airfoils. As such, they oversee the production of 2.5 million components each year.

Our supply-chain managers in Bavaria work with Airbus Helicopters GmbH in Donauwörth, where they provide an interface between suppliers and the production of all types of rotary-wing aircraft.

Applying as a supply-chain manager at ARTS

We expect the following minimum qualifications from our supply-chain managers:

  • University-level degree in engineering, business or related field, ideally with a specialization in supply-chain management & logistics
  • Professional working fluency in German and English
  • Experienced with MS Office and SAP
  • Two to three years of relevant professional experience

For additional requirements, please consult the job description for each position. If your desired job is not listed under vacancies, we welcome unsolicited applications and will consider them on their merits. (You may submit your speculative application online, by email, or in an envelope by mail.)

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