Supply Chain & Procurement Manager

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Date: May 20, 2023

Location: Valencia, VE

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change



About the role

Your Impact as Supply Chain & Procurement Manager:

  • To plan, direct, and control the activities of national and imported purchases, inventory, supply chain, and finished product of the company.
  • Establish and control the appropriate replacement models that minimize the stock loss of products declared, and optimize the use of capital employed in distribution centers and branches throughout the country.
  • Integrally manage the supply chain, in such a way that it achieves the optimal balance between the needs of the client and the available resources of the company.
  • It will be responsible for the management, analysis, and reports necessary for the correct decision-making related to the purchase of essential raw materials, to ensure the best decision-making in terms of quantity, quality, and opportunity.
  • Directly negotiate the purchase of national and imported raw materials to ensure prompt attention to requests for materials and timely delivery thereof.
  • Control the process of attracting and developing suppliers. Develop planning for your area
  • Supervise, guarantee and to carry out the integral management of the company's global supply chain (Inbound - Outbund), from the purchase of raw materials and related supplies, to the delivery of products in volume, quality and opportunity to customers.
  • Manage the inventory levels of raw material, semi-product and finished products, ensuring the quality of the products in each of the stages of transformation of the raw material to the final product.
  • Deliver products on time, in order to achieve the level of service agreed with customers, minimizing the logistics costs of management in its entirety.
  • Guarantee correct and efficient purchasing and supply management in accordance with global and local purchasing policies, including in this, the implementation of regional management strategies for purchasing categories, allowing compliance with the KPI's of Working Capital, EBIT- U and other financial goals defined for and by the company.

About You

Essential skills & competencies

  • Industrial engineer, administrator.
  • More than 8 years in similar and management positions.
  • Strategic negotiator.
  • SAP or ERP experience
  • Handling equipment.
  • It provides direction, focus, and navigates ambiguity.
  • Inspire others, participate and ,communicate with impact.
  • Delivers highly sustainable performance.
  • Build a bold, joint ambition for our customers and markets.
  • Advanced English.


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers

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