Supply Chain Manager

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Date: May 29, 2023

Location: Wetteren, BE Zwevegem, 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.



Supply Chain Manager – Porto, Portugal


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 a revenue of €5.9 billion, 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 Manager

  • You will translate the global supply chain strategy into a local supply chain strategy, implement this in the plants, ensuring required customer service levels, balancing cost and cash
  • You will coach team members on S&OP process objectives for the plants
  • You will prepare scenario, cost/profitability impact as input to the global supply review meetings
  • For local business components you will adapt, drive and deploy supply chain process tools, coach the team in this
  • You will be responsible for optimization of local logistic flows – both in cost and efficiency together with central shipping team
  • You will strongly cooperate with local purchasing
  • You will guarantee supply chain environmental, social, economical sustainability in the local plants and supply network


About You

Essential skills & competencies

  • You have relevant work experience – supply chain, driving S&OP
  • You have University Masters Degree (business administration)
  • You have 5 years experiences on similar position
  • You have passion for digitalization
  • Good understanding of all supply chain processes, deep knowledge of strategical, tactical and operational supply chain processes
  • Strong communication and coaching skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Willingnes to travel 20-30% of working time
  • Willingnes to relocate for at least 1 year to Belgium and than back to Portugal


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 Career



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