VP Global Supply Chain Management (f/m/d)

  • Bergheim
  • Vollzeit
  • Projekt-, Bereichsleitung
  • 27.7.2021
  • Stelleninserat
  • Arbeitgeber Einblicke Videos

PALFINGER stands for the most innovative, reliable and economical lifting solutions worldwide for use on commercial vehicles, railway vehicles, bridge inspection equipment and in the maritime sector. To strengthen our team in Bergheim we are looking to hire a

VP Global Supply Chain Management (f/m/d)

A key and demanding leadership role within the PALFINGER Group, with the overall responsibility for the strategic development and steering of the global supply chain. With our leading market position, strong brand as well as our sales and production footprint we are a key leader in our industry. With the changes related to our vision in the digital age, we see the need for taking our strategies, business models and our footprint to the next level and look for a very entrepreneurial and well-versed executive who takes charge of shaping the future of our supply chain management globally.


  • Define and execute the global SCM strategy of PALFINGER in close collaboration with Operations, Procurement and other involved functions
  • Accountable for the make-or-buy strategy and decision-making; prepare, analyze and make make-or-buy decisions in alignment with operations and procurement
  • Define and manage global supply planning (material & production) in the S&OP process
  • Manage global demand and capacity balancing /plant utilization and the SCM-setup, supporting global operations and procurement
  • Active involvement in the global supply strategies including plant footprint, multi sourcing, supporting global procurement and operations
  • Responsible senior process expert for all supply-chain-management related processes
  • Accountable for the implementation of SCM tools/systems, process automation and standardization, process innovation, monitoring and KPI
  • Set up the global SCM organization (roles & responsibilities, process experts, training & development of SCM team)
  • Disciplinary and/or functional lead for the global SCM team
  • Define Broker process and manages Global Broker Activities (Intercompany component supply)
  • Defines the global Logistic concept and provides the global logistics network


  • Master degree or equivalent (engineering or business administration)
  • 12+ years of relevant work experience; out of which at least eight years in an operations/procurement/supply-chain management leadership role
  • Leadership experience in a global business context for several years including international assignments
  • Process orientation and deep understanding in lean management
  • Deep and sound knowledge and experience in global supply chain management
  • Customer-centric approach, deep understanding of all business processes
  • Positive track record in change management projects
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • High commitment and passion to perform


  • Good-life-balance thanks to flexible working hours and freedom to organize your work
  • Performance-related compensation and attractive incentive schemes
  • Career planning and development opportunities
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Voluntary fringe benefits provided by our company health management scheme PALfit

Minimum gross salary according to Austrian metal industry collective agreement is EUR 64.185,24. We are willing to overpay according to training and qualification.

We are looking forward to your informative application!

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