Procurement COE Supplier Management Specialist

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Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Sladkovicovo, SK

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.



About the role

Your Impact as *Supplier Management Specialist*:

• You are responsible for the supplier onboarding process and verify that all new suppliers meet our requirements

• You monitor requirements fulfilment along the supplier life cycle, triggering periodic renewal where necessary and following up with category teams
• You continuously look for opportunities to optimise the process and improve buyer and supplier experience
• You cooperate with various departments (quality, compliance, sustainability) to implement new requirements into our digital procurement platform - eBuy as they arise 
• You work closely with the Master Data Management (MDM) team to ensure seamless link between our eBuy onboarding process and supplier master data in SAP
• You train procurement teams on the supplier onboarding process
• You are the expert on supplier data in our eBuy platform and support to build streamlined reporting and data flows for supplier scorecards
• You support the identification of existing gaps for target partners and preferred suppliers


About You

Essential skills & competences


• Bachelor's degree or similar through experience
• Entry level position - experience <2 years
• Demonstrable interest in supply chain and procurement
• Fluent in English (speaking + writing)
• Strong communication and collaboration skills
• Attention to detail and diligent work ethic
• Good analytical skills, able to balance many different factors to propose process improvements, as well as analyse and interpret data



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

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