Shanghai_Planning Automation_50021247

Facility:  Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
City:  Shanghai
Date:  1 Mar 2024

Department Mission


Develop, revise, represent and work out details of planning concepts or projects including development of appropriate

design specifications or general requirements for the planning departments. Execute planning of manufacturing and/or

material processes, facilities and methods. Further, develop production techniques and procedures with preparation of

appropriate decision-making models and included weighted alternatives. Analyze and evaluate alternative solutions and

application of economic principles as well as enforcement of appropriate measures to ensure the sustainability and

prosperity of Volkswagen production facilities.

Coordination and Development of VW Group standards with focus on production areas in China.


Your Responsibilities:



  • Planning of production concepts and/or structures in existing and new car plants of Volkswagen AG and the JV partners.
  • Planning, identification and assessment of required production resources (e.g. investment, time plan production area, manpower) as well as their sustainable reduction.
  • Confident utilization of department specific IT-Systems (Process designer, KVS, Connect, E-Plan optional CATIA V5, HLS Micro-station, SCADA, Visualization and Worker guidance, tightening systems)
  • Technical competence in industrial networks (PROFINET, ETHERNET) and safety concepts, industrial robots, identification and automation and also IT Hard- and software. Programming languages S7, C++, Python, etc.
  • Apply of Volkswagen production VASS standards.
  • Managing in projects
  • Generate requirement specifications, call for proposals and perform technical negotiations with suppliers.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers, suppliers and service providers across all levels of the hierarchy.
  • Coordinate internal and external customers, suppliers and service providers during plant construction and ramp-up of new car projects in compliance with the product development process.
  • Coordinate the planning activities for the group team members and project team.

Required Qualification:


  • English language (min. B2 Level) optional german A2
  • Using and handling with MS Office
  • Bachelor > 5y or Master Degree > 2y working experience, PhD degree or someone who fulfills the upper requirements under your responsibilities


Degree in technical engineering in one of the following subjects:


    • mechanics
    • electrics
    • vehicle development
    • computer science


  • Structured work, process thinking, poise and strong communication skills are necessary. Flexible, mobile, engaged with high analytical skills.
  • According to the company’s business requirements the readiness for business trips and temporary displacements mainly in China and occasionally abroad is a premise.