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Manager Supply Chain Planning Transformation

  • Experience: Management
  • 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.

The PLAN squad designs & implements our customers’ business transformation by defining the future organizational operating model, designing new ways of working & solutions advanced planning systems (APS), feeding their data factory, accelerating their setup towards agile S&OP or guiding them through their end-to-end supply chain planning. We do not work for them but rather with them, and we stand by their side the entire time. That is the only way to make changes stick and flourish.

Your role

  • As a (Senior) Manager, you define, design or redesign your client’s business processes to improve their operational efficiency and lead the program throughout the whole transformation wave.
  • In co-creation with the client, you organize client workshops in order to detect the client’s needs and operating model changes in their E2E planning ways of working as well as the connected broader supply chain.
  • You assume a coaching role and guide your project team towards their goals. You train and guide the team on process design improvements. Besides that, you take full responsibility for a functional domain in a larger program for which you keep track of deliverables, milestones, resources and costs.
  • You ensure full integration of all processes and linkage to best practices. You manage to gather all necessary information, without losing yourself in details. In this process, you make sure all stakeholders are involved and aligned.
  • You co-create the playbook together with the client. It documents the new way of working both on a process and on an organizational level.
  • You provide structure, and guidance during the entire implementation process and make sure it happens in a smooth and structured manner.
  • Internally you take a people responsibility as a team/people lead; coaching & growing colleagues in their career paths.
  • You bring your experience into internal continuous improvement initiatives, bringing a strong growth mindset to our own ways of working.

Your skills

  • You hold a master’s degree in engineering or economics. An MBA is a plus.
  • You have at least 6 years of experience in consulting.
  • You can shape & define project plans & structures, creating a clear path to the intended vision.
  • You are able to set a methodology and approach, defining ‘what needs to be done’ based on previous experience, in your area of expertise and in adjacent areas.
  • You have strong experience in designing or redesigning business processes, with planning projects that required change/transformation within a complex and multinational planning environment.
  • You’re a problem solver with a razor-sharp analytical mind. You are hands-on and make things happen.
  • 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 have a passion for working with people and you get energy out of coaching & growing less experienced colleagues.
  • You’re fluent in English.

Our offer

  • A role with real impact by playing a leading role towards our people, projects and clients.
  • No politics, fast decisions and a can-do mentality. 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.
  • A 50/50 hybrid work regime combining homework with the availability of brand new offices in Aalst and Mechelen, close to the E40 and E19. 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 but as well rely on your personal and professional skills, but most importantly: room to be yourself.
  • A competitive salary, including a company car.