Operations Manager Global Engineering

Date: Jan 11, 2022

Location: Ingelmunster, BE

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.



Your role :

  • You will report to the SVP Global Engineering and will be working closely together with General Manager Business Partnering, with the Heads of the Design domains.
  • The General Operations Managers of the Regional Engineering units will have a reporting line to you and also to the SVP Global Engineering.
  • You will be streamlining the different projects, being realized in the Regional Engineering units : planning & sourcing, manufacturing, installation and commissioning.
  • You will support the design team of the knowledge centre in Belgium with the prototype lab.
  • You will be responsible for the worldwide team that keeps the asset base of Bekaert in good shape through the Equipment Lifecycle Management Program.

Your profile: 

  • You have a Master in Engineering, with at least 10 years experience, preferably in an engineering environment.
  • You enjoy working in a worldwide and multicultural environment of a global company.
  • You combine outspoken leadership skills with a strong interest for technology and manufacturing. Including the principles of the ‘Factory of the Future’ enabled by the digital transformation.
  • ‘Excellence in everything we execute’ is your drive.



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