(RCA) Regional Change Agent Utilities (Energy)

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Date: May 11, 2022

Location: Deerlijk, BE Hlohovec, SK Neu Anspach, DE Zwevegem, BE Petrovice, CZ Bradford, GB

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.





Purpose of the Role:


• Drive the continuous improvement linked to his domain, by supporting Plants in the implementation of
           global standards, systems and tools.

• Design together with GCA, studies, lead improvement programs over plants

• Regional role; covers all business platforms

• Approx. 10-15 Plants, different cultures

• Supports Plants in the resulting cost and efficiency improvement, environmental footprint reduction

• Works closely together with Plant Mgrs, Operations/Production Mgrs




Identify improvement potential and coordinate regional improvement projects,


              • Perform diagnostics and benchmarking exercises

                            ○ Eg energy measurement BKIZ, energy benchmark,


              • Coordinate regional and improvement project/programs

                            ○ Eg project: implementation of high eff motors

                            ○ Eg program: YKW


Support Plants in the implementation of the new to them concepts


              • Capture new use cases and discuss with GCA

              • Define roll out plans

              • Focus on capturing value

              • Support the Plant in the change management and realization of the impact

              • Support Plants with tips&tricks, expertise,...

              • Loop back findings to design team


Train internal trainers, LCA, Managers (and FLS) in Operations


Capture and share good practices

              • Filter good practices and loop back to global team

              • Follow up the implementation of good practices


Support central team  in developing and improving the global standards

              • Make improvement suggestions

              • Give hands-on support in the development of SFB’s or procedures


Required skills:


• You have been Prod. or Maint. Mgr or similar

• You have impact and credibility

• You are recognized as a leader

• You are not risk-averse

• You are a good communicator

• You are able to work cross-functionally

• You have impact on others, incl. senior Mgmt

• You are a good listener, capable of encouraging and motivating people

• You have good project management skills

• You are perseverant but flexible

• You have strong analytical skills

• You are rigorous, action and results oriented

• You are committed to deliver results

• You are ready to travel 20-25% of the time





You grow, we grow... Better together. Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.

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