As a Supply Chain Manager, you will find yourself in a varied, challenging position with a wide range of tasks. You will take the lead in the entire supply chain story.
This means the next set of tasks :
Develop the purchasing strategy, in coordination with the group's purchasing department, in order to optimize costs, guarantee product quality, optimize lead times, standardize products and services and simplify the procurement process
Participate in the search for new suppliers, products and subcontractors to create a competitive advantage in terms of innovation (in relation to marketing and the Products and Solutions team) and / or purchasing gains
Manage cost optimization projects to reduce TCO (total cost) and achieve the objectives set by management
Work in collaboration with all the Group's Purchasing teams (GSM) to create synergies and cost optimization levers
Negotiate the best conditions and partnerships on strategic families
Participate in management committees and contribute to the achievement of the company's strategic objectives
Optimize the real estate portfolio and set up innovative working environments, encouraging communication and teamwork and focusing on the satisfaction of our employees and partners.
Prospecting markets, evaluating the ability of suppliers to meet cost, deadline and quality requirements
Participate in the development of tenders and specifications with the purchasing team,
Conclude contracts for the purchase of services and overheads
Negotiate the best pricing conditions based on management's choices
Define the referencing of suppliers, products, prices, packaging
Communicate and argue the purchasing policy to internal departments and suppliers
Organize supplier visits and / or audits : for monitoring and referencing
Ensure that suppliers apply the agreements and deal with commercial disputes where appropriate
Organize supplies to ensure maximum service level
Optimize logistics (storage - shipping) of finished products
Implement tools for analyzing and monitoring logistics performance
Perform reports to management and the team
Evaluate suppliers and implement an action plan in collaboration with the quality and management control departments
Skills & prerequisites
Does this sound like the ideal new challenge you have been looking for? Keep on reading and let’s see if your profile answers to our expectations! There are some skills and other requirements, we find necessary for this position :
Academic degree in economics, logistics or engineering subjects, or other tertiary education or work experience that compensates
At least 4 years of documented work experience in strategic purchasing as above
Good knowledge of Office, especially good knowledge of Excel analysis
Fluent in English in writing and speech. French and / or Dutch are a big plus!
Driving, performance-oriented and initiative-rich
Responsive and communicative with ability to describe and present a purchasing strategy
Diplomatic, cooperative and with pedagogical skills
Ability to independently plan, lead and carry out tasks
Experience and interest in change management and process development
Working at Stanley Security means fun and challenging work in an active environment with a positive atmosphere. The keywords client oriented, integrity, respect and responsibility describe our culture.
As a strong team we gather our ideas and work to achieve continuous improvement. We are a leader in our industry and in order to maintain that position, we invest a lot in training and internal mobility.
In our environment you practice a position with great independence and room for initiative.
We offer an attractive salary, company car, meal vouchers, eco vouchers, group- and hospital insurance and real possibilities for further personal growth.
You also yearly get 12 extra days off (on top of the 20 legal days of holiday) because of our 40h workweek.