We are looking for a strong and proactive Innovation Project Manager , as part of the Customer Supply Chain team within the Fighting Unit (FU) Consumer Dairy Belgium.
This new role facilitates FU Belgium to introduce new product innovations, portfolio updates, value engineering projects, as fast as possible and with the highest success rate possible (both in timing and quality).
The Innovation Project Manager contributes to the CD Belgium strategy by excelling in efficient and effective execution of projects.
The Innovation Project Manager is for FU Belgium the central spider in the complex supply chain web. You are the one single point for the commercial team in respect of all Supply Chain related matters.
He / she will operate in a complex international factory network with 4 of our own plants and a number of external manufacturers.
Your contribution will be critical in bringing our (new) products to the market successfully.
The new customer supply chain organization is moving away from a production driven Supply Chain organization towards a commercial / customer driven organization.
Hence, it’s very important to understand the commercial needs and translate those in the most efficient way possible in our supply chain.
to facilitate a fast and qualitative roll out OTIF in the market.
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To be successful in this position, you are / have :
Planning and Organization skillsStrong analytical skillsStrong communication and influencing skills. Fluent English is a must.
Strong advisory & interpersonal SkillsAbility to motivate & commit othersDrive continuous improvement culture & mindsetAbility to work in a multidisciplinary, multinational matrix organizationPositive drive and energyWorks independently, strong self-drive
In our innovation center, we find new and better ways in which nutrition can help patients to recover.
Floor van der Horst - Marketing Director Medical Nutrition