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Consultant Network Operations

  • Experience: Experienced
  • Contract: Permanent contract
  • Location: Aalst or Mechelen, Belgium

Our company

We’re Bluecrux. Pleased to meet you!

Founded in 2011, Bluecrux is a value chain consulting and technology company. Our experts and software solutions help to transform today’s supply chains into smart, efficient, and fully integrated value chains. We believe that only true collaboration leads to innovation, by converging at the intersection of our knowledge and our customers’ ambition and linking expertise with technology and problems with solutions.

We’re a community, a movement that’s built at this intersection, which we call “the Cutting X”: it’s where supply chains evolve and value chains are forged.

Our client portfolio includes some of the world’s largest companies, including Johnson & Johnson, GSK, Roche, Bridgestone, AkzoNobel, Beiersdorf, Oatly, and many more. Our desire to work closely with them is also reflected in our global presence, with offices both in Europe and the US.

In our Network Operations squad, we look at our clients’ performance from supplier up until delivery to the final customer as an integrated whole. We do not only drive transformation programs within plants and warehouses to turn them into network high performers, but we also break silo thinking across internal and external nodes by adopting common systems and processes, with installed common drivers and KPI’s.

Your role

  • As a consultant, you support the client in their operational challenges in the end-to-end manufacturing process.
  • Your scope of projects will vary from driving site effectiveness programs to installing a supplier collaboration framework.
  • You organize client workshops in order to detect the client’s needs and the challenges that are tied to their operations transformation and broader supply chain in collaboration with our bluecrux industry experts and customer stakeholders.
  • You consolidate industry best practices and tailor them to the customer specific context.
  • You manage to gather all necessary information, without losing yourself in details. In this process, you make sure all stakeholders are involved and aligned. 
  • Towards your client, you’re the go-to person for a project workstream. Together, you create, communicate & implement your workstream’s deliverables.
  • You are the eyes, ears & memory of the team, making sure all discussions and decisions are structured, facilitated & captured.
  • You co-create and design the playbook together with the client. It documents the new way of working both on process and on organizational level.
  • You provide guidance during the entire implementation process and make sure it happens in a smooth and structured manner.
  • You manage the timely delivery of milestones in your workstreams responsibility.

Your skills 

  • You hold a master’s degree in engineering or economics. An MBA is a plus.
  • You have at least 2 years of experience in supply chain & operations. You have experience within an internal manufacturing context or in the management of contract manufacturers.
  • You’re a problem solver with a razor-sharp analytical mind.
  • You are able to work and thrive in a fast-paced, international environment. You pose the right questions and are able to quickly translate the answers into tangible results.
  • You’re a strong communicator, both towards your team as well as towards the client.
  • You’re fluent in English.

Our offer

  • You become part of a highly motivated team of hands-on supply chain professionals, that attaches great importance to the above-mentioned values in their day-to-day activities
  • Work in a hybrid way, Brand new offices in Aalst and Mechelen, close to the E40 and E19, are there awaiting you. On your way to a client or on your way back home, it’s easy for you to pop in.
  • Room for initiative, room to enhance your personal and professional skills, but most importantly: room to be yourself.
  • A competitive salary, including a company car.