Manager Sales Planning & Logistics smart Austria (f/m/d)

Date: 16-Sep-2022

Location: Vienna, 9, AT

Company: smart

We are the brand for forward-thinkers. We celebrate challenging conventions and shaping the future of electric mobility. We focus on the essentials to bring perfection to customers. We make urban life more enjoyable and entertain our customers with new impulses.


Ever since smart exists, we rewrite the automotive industry’s rulebook. In the 1990s, we undermined the predominant philosophy of ‘bigger is better’ and designed a revolutionary car. Since 2020 we are the first car enterprise that switched to 100% electric! We aim to transform into a leading player in urban premium, electric & connected mobility provider. 


Are you a forward thinker too? Then join us now!



Your responsibilities


  • You initiate sales volume Operational Planning (OP) process within market according the European guidelines
  • You coordinate the yearly sales volume planning including wholesale & retail together with the local sales and EU planning team
  • You are responsible for the monthly forecast on rolling 12 months basis, ensuring OP target achievement, sufficient production and stable stock levels according to targets based on market trends
  • You act in close collaboration with smart Europe market managers and local sales team for volume allocation and troubleshooting for order aspects among the country on a daily basis
  • You monitor overall transport execution and cost from EU vehicle preparation center (VPC) to agents deliveries and coordinate ad-hoc transports within Austrian market
  • You monitor logistics service providers performance to ensure timely and accurate deliveries, and provide continuously feedback to EU headquarters logistics team
  • You are responsible for inventory control in the market, optimization of the stock level to minimize working capital and ensure sufficiency production to meet customer order fulfilment, including stock in the local distribution center and stock at agents
  • You are the PoC for any homologation topics in the country
  • You manage our own smart fleet (registration, insurance, etc)
  • You manage the smart certified use car portfolio


What you bring along


  • You have 4 or more years of experience in Planning, Logistics, Sales, Market Management or a similar area
  • You have a bachelor degree or above in logistics, business, marketing, economics, engineer or a comparable degree
  • You have a strong interest and understanding of the BEV market and charging infrastructure
  • You are proficient in MS Office; knowledge of SAP ERP and Salesforce Experience are beneficial
  • You are a real team-player and are happy to interact with multiple stakeholders on a multicultural environment
  • You are a self-organization champion who is able to work on multiple cases simultaneously and can constantly prioritize tasks in the customers and business interest
  • You have expert written and oral communication skills in German and English; other European languages are a plus



What we can offer you


  • Being part of the future of electric mobility
  • A great career development within a strong international company
  • Great working atmosphere with exciting opportunities
  • A positive and fun work environment in a motivated team
  • Language courses
  • Company laptop
  • Company phone


We offer competitive salaries on full-time basis (38,5h/week), depending on your performance, experience and qualification, starting at 50.000€ annual gross salary and additional bonus



We're building a workplace where amazing people like you can do their best work. Together with us, you enjoy the agile working atmosphere with cross-European responsibilities.


We're creating a culture where personal and professional growth are as important as business growth. Together with us, you'll build a diverse and inclusive environment where you feel you belong to.


We empower you to have ownership over work that directly impacts business. Together with us, you move fast and learn even faster; we emphasize on people and diversity. Due to our really diverse team, we expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities.