Based on the core strategies of customer centricity and value-driven growth, the Executive Committee's vision of IT and information management has changed. With the arrival of the new CIO Gunter Van Craen, there is a clear change in the mission statement of the IT organisation. The strategy is shifting from a focus on costs (business support) to a focus on value creation (business enablement) for the internal organisation and the customers. A budget of 100 million euro has been set aside to realise this digital transformation. The leading transformation program is to enhance the digital experience end-to-end that drives impact across multiple channels. Bekaert’s operations are focusing to improve relative cost position & cash utilization in manufacturing and supply chain. Bekaert teams measure impact of various solutions on asset performance, operation efficiency, cash optimization, sustainability, customer intimacy & experience. Bekaert organization is reviewing the success and performance of these end-to-end operations journey through internet of things and data analytics across the journey.
Your purpose as an IT Head Product for Supply Chain is to increase Bekaert's success by building and deploying supply chain solutions. The spectrum of your task’s ranges from innovative product solutions to optimize the efficiency of existing products. You lead product managers, define the vision together with Nick on supply chain solutions and guard the holistic overview of the different products within your domain. The supply chain solutions organisation is further divided into 4 teams:
- Demand planning
- Tactical planning
- Operational planning
- SAP APO
You will collaborate with architects and will lead scrum teams to develop visions, build and deploy supply chain solutions on operations and customer journey. The global team consists of around thirty employees and is supplemented by employees from suppliers for the more operational tasks such as development and support.
You will work in close co-operation with teams from other IT and Digital, Operations Excellence, Commercial Excellence and various Business Units across multiple regions. The global team consists of around thirty employees and is supplemented by employees from suppliers for the more operational tasks such as development and support.
Through your entrepreneurial thinking and action, your experience of the supply chain with Operations and Commercial leaders in the organization, your deep understanding of all processes and methods in product management and agile delivery, you will lead your team successfully and raise the end-to-end supply chain capability at Bekaert to the next level.
- You find yourself in an international, vigorous and innovative environment.
- A clear and strong mandate
- A leadership role with impact and visibility
- Possibility to play a pioneering role in a very impactful digital transition program
- The Bekaert headquarters in Zwevegem is easily accessible, no traffic jams.
- You can rely on an attractive salary package with fringe benefits.
For this position at Bekaert, Amon is the exclusive recruitment partner. If you could be interested in this position, please get in contact with Julie Van Damme via email@example.com
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