Global Supply Chain Coordinator

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Date: Feb 8, 2024

Location: Zwevegem, BE

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




Your  role:


  • Supports the consolidation of the global Sales forecast and, based on the line utilization of the plants (capacity with requested mix), decide on planning, assign order groups and mix per plant for next month. Footprint currently consists of 7 production facilities; global sales market: 50% European / 50% other continents.
  • Order intake and follow-up for all countries that do not have their own sales office (overseas countries) and placing and coordinating all orders outsourced to external suppliers.
    Single point of contact towards freight forwarder on maritime movements.
  • 'Key User' and accountable for implementation of all process or system changes (SAP), coordinates training, provides coaching of order administration persons worldwide.
  • Keeping all transport costs up to date (all plants to all regions), providing price quotations (internal or external) for large infrastructure projects.
  • Defining and obtaining the correct and necessary logistics paperwork for export orders.
  • First internal point of contact in setting up new administrative flows and in-depth expertise on product, process and market knowledge. Supports and advises management committee ad hoc.
  • Responsible for the central import / export hub of BPR – coordinating all movements with plants / commercial teams / logistics


Your  profile:

  • You are experienced at level A1 - transport & logistic, planning
  • You have excellent computer skills and very good knowledge of SAP
  • Knowledge of planning tools (including MTO & MTS)
  • Your knowledge of languages – English, Dutch is fluent
  • You have strong analytical ability and communication skills
  • Strong in organizational ability, ability of setting the right priorities
  • Strong involvement
  • A strong customer and supplier orientation


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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