Global Technology Knowledge Manager

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Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: Deerlijk, BE Remote, BE

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert ( 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 € 5.9 billion in combined revenue in 2021.




Your role …

  • You define and manage how we create, update, share, use and protect our knowledge related to our (core) technologies.
  • You work with the global process and equipment owners, technology leaders, IP specialists and external experts to keep the knowledge up to date and to provide the necessary supportive tools and systems to store, protect and share the knowledge stack.
  • As the ‘dean’ of our Technology Academy, you build and maintain network of specialists (e.g. at universities) that act as faculty to train and educate Bekaert employees on our technologies and processes. You provide guidance and support to the faculty in designing their (mostly web-based) courses and course materials. You work with the Learning & Development organization to organize and deliver the required courses, based on your training needs analysis.
  • You are a member of the Global Technology Team, reporting to the head of Technology.


What you bring …

  • A Master’s degree and a proven experience in knowledge management within a global, R&D or industrial organization.
  • Experience and expertise in adult learning, with a focus on transferring (technical) know-how to a wide variety of target groups (from process engineers and shopfloor teams, plant managers, research and technology experts, …)
  • Strong conceptual thinker with a a highly structured and methodological way of working
  • Strong communication and networking skills and a coaching mindset
  • Digital savviness and an expert user level of Sharepoint



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