Supply Chain Manager

Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Jiangyin, CN

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 Job

X+1 planning deployment and implementation in the main areas of procurement management, demand and planning of all products(TC,ISC,BW), inventory management, logistics management, operation excellence. Maintain and optimize the supply chain management of BBSC&BBAP to realize the plant target for both finance and non-finance part.


Your Role

  • Team management and building
    • Department targets setting and implementation follow up to ensure reaching the targets (PPM).
    • To make SHE yearly action plan and take ownership to roll out the plan, responsible for the department SHE result including related subcontractors activities.
    • Coach and develop subordinates way of working and professional knowledge, make talent development plan and roll out.
    • Coordinate within plant and outside functions (commercial/region/internal customer etc.) to delivery necessary training/coaching to subordinates to guarantee work efficiency, and make sure good corporation.
    • Responsible for defining department working procedures, implementation, audit, and refreshment.
  • Procurement process management
    • Take the connection role between plant internal users and purchasing cluster for the regular & spot buy demand.
    • Implement and control all the procurement activities including PR and PO placement of direct/indirect production material non-production articles in line with S&OP and sourcing procedure.
    • Define the requirement on service and specification for sourcing by CPD.
  • Supplier relationship management
    • Define the KPI to measure and develop the supplier's performance.
    • Daily supplier management with systematic way of working from plant aspect.                                         
    • Lead the problem solving process with QA/CPD.
  • Production master scheduling management
    • In charge of the long term forecast as X+3 and X+1, and short term forecast M+3 and monthly production master planning (production, machines and material, trial lots, sample, etc.).
    • In charge of conduct the S&OP meeting to forecast and balance the production capacity monthly.
    • Communicate with RSC/PM to solve the gap between demand and capacity.
    • Take ownership to work with M&S for sales plan.
  • Production/material plan management
    • Lead the team to make the weekly and daily production planning and follow up the result.
    • Control and optimize the FP and ISC inventory according to sales forecast & orders for business target.
    • Make accurate material planning (raw material, package material, etc.) to guarantee right material supplying for production consumable based on production plan.
    • Optimize all planning procedure to satisfy customers by improving OTD, value communication, etc.
  • Logistics/warehouse management
    • Work closely with CLC to Implement the inbound/outbound and intracompany transportation network and operation as per Bekaert's principle, keep improvement.
    • Implement the activities related to customs and inspection, and make sure our process and documentation alignment with local customs and legal regulation.
    • Lead the management of all warehouses including raw material, final product, packing material recycle operation system and inventory accounting process for 5S, inventory accuracy & level control and location management.
    • In charge of daily management and control of good delivery status.
  • Data & Report management
    • Implement and provide regular data analysis of supply chain management.
    • Guarantee SAP system with good service and smooth operation.
    • Support more application in SAP system, such as transportation PO.
  • Cost management
    • Working as a cost Champaign of plant packing cost, including BW and TC. Yearly packing cost management plan should be made with RCA, cost Champaign need responsible for the packing cost management plan roll out and continuous improvement, responsible for the result.
  • Others
    • Assist GM with other assignments.
    • Responsible for packaging repaire workshop operations, safety, supply, efficiency, cost, quality...


Your Profile

  • Bachelor or above degree
  • Above 5 years relative working experience in manufacture industry, supply chain experiences are preferred
  • Deep understanding of production control, planning and supply chain management
  • Good English skill
  • Strong leadership and ability to handle complexity
  • Proficiency in SAP
  • Excellent communication and cooperation skill
  • Good at problem analysis & solving
  • Relative knowledge and background in finance, statistics, business
  • Good mindset of customer priority, safety, quality and cost



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