Director Supply Chain Management (m/w/d)


Wildpoldsried, BY, DE

Stellen-ID:  4046

At the earliest date possible we are looking for support for our #teamsonnen

Clean and affordable energy for all is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Sonnen has been committed to this mission since 2010 and is now represented in Europe, the USA and Australia with over 1,000 team members globally. In Germany, our offices are located in the beautiful Wildpoldsried (Allgäu) and the vibrating heart of Berlin Kreuzberg.

At sonnen, we are building the energy system of the future. To this end, we are developing new technologies and business models that have not existed before. Whether intelligent power storage, virtual power plants or digital services - we set the trends of a new energy world. That means, among other things, the inexpensive production and storage of renewable energy and the intelligent networking of producers and consumers. sonnen thereby gives people around the world the opportunity to become independent of fossil fuels and conventional energy supplier.

We are growing steadily and are looking for people who want to join us in our vision of clean and affordable energy for all while making a positive impact on climate change.

What you will do to help drive the energy transition:


  • Lead all aspects of sonnen's Supply Chain Operations business including Sales and Operations Planning, Material Planning, Service Fulfilment, Material Master data, Customs and external Warehousing and Distribution.
  • Proactively promoting and maintaining a strong culture of safety, customer centricity, 5 star product quality and flawless execution.
  • Accountable for on-time delivery (OTD) of products to customers and on-time in full (OTIF) of materials from our supply chain.
  • Building, leading, managing, developing and coaching the Supply Chain team to support sonnen’s long term growth trajectory.
  • Have ENERGY to Collaborate with cross functional teams on the implementation of new hardware offerings plus strategic projects and their integration into the operations eco system. This will include both value-add manufactured and trading goods that will be managed throughout sonnen globally.
  • Responsible for contract logistics (3PL) globally.
  • Collaborate with Procurement and Sales Operations as an integral contributor to ensure that the Sales and Operations planning process delivers the necessary targets of the business.
  • Manage Material Master Data globally throughout the organisation in collaboration with RnD, Quality, Procurement and Sales.
  • Work as part of the Operations Leadership team to successfully deliver on strategy and execution of long term plans with ENERGY to Grow the operational business unit by developing operational plans and improving systems, practices, resources and operating standards to exceed delivery and inventory targets.
  • ENERGY to Deliver projects that drive operations efficiency including new products and out-sourcing.
  • ENERGY to Deliver flawless execution in collaborating with Product Management and RnD on device Implementation process projects.
  • Accountable for successful phase-in and phase-out of products and obsolete materials.


What you will need on that journey: 


  • Completed business studies with a focus on logistics / supply chain management or a comparable degree
  • At least 5 years Leadership Experience in Supply Chain Management.
  • Extensive knowledge in operations and operational strategy.
  • A track record of being able to develop and lead highly effective teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive business growth and improved efficiency.
  • Proven ability to deliver projects and manage long term goals.
  • Excellent analytical skills with proven problem-solving ability.
  • A high level of organizational skills.
  • Awareness and ability to look at business from a global perspective, being mindful of social and cultural diversity.
  • A very high level of communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in both German and English.
  • Willingness to work global, travel and manage workload across time zones.

What you can expect at sonnen:

  • An atmosphere of openness, tolerance and mutual respect, where innovation is expected and encouraged
  • The option of working full- or part-time for every position
  • 30-32 days annual vacation with increasing team membership
  • Leasing of company (e-)bikes with up to 40% discount
  • Flexible working hours and option working mobile
  • Mental health and wellbeing offering for you and your family members
  • Free German, English as well as online yoga and body art courses
  • Soft drinks, fruits and cereals in our offices
  • Use of sports memberships (EGYM Wellpass, only €29.75/month) and discounts for other services and products 
  • Employee discount on our electricity tariff
  • Regular team and company events
  • We love dogs! You too? Feel free to bring your fellow friend to our offices


You feel we are a match? Apply now and help us to shape the energy transition together. We look forward to welcoming you to #teamsonnen!

sonnen - energy is yours!

Stellensegment: Manager, Marketing, Management