Supply Chain Officer
The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The PositionSupply Chain Officer
The Imerys Eurohub is considered as a trading hub for EMEA and serves as a logistic platform designed to handle large volumes of different kind of minerals arriving from overseas origins and destined for European customers or production sites. The established facility handles over 1 Million tons of minerals in dry or liquid form and uses transport solutions of all possible logistics modalities. The Eurohub team is responsible for the operational coordination of all trading hub activities within Imerys PM EMEA and other divisions logistics activities.
Operational management and coordination of assigned logistics categories / logistics modes and related activities for Imerys PM EMEA minerals
Possible logistics categories include Short Sea Freight, Barging Stevedoring, Storing, Inspection, Road Haulage, Rail Transportation, etc.
Operational and administrative stock management
Analyze supply and demand issues. Prepares all data, metrics and scenarios to be discussed during S&OP meetings
Manage inventory at sites level and optimize inventory level.
Closely liaise and communicate with internal Demand and Supply Planning Team to fully understand requirements and constraints
Financial and performance administration, documentation management, insurance and damage claims
Set-up, maintain and improve system database to manage effectively carrier relationships, performance, contractual and volume commitments, rates and service levels
Participate in regular reviews with transport suppliers
In conjunction with the Purchasing Manager manage and negotiate spot market vessels for different lanes
Assist Purchasing in negotiations with carriers or other suppliers and on other areas (road, rail, wagon rental )
Evaluate success and failures to improve business efficiency and secure continuous contribution to the quality and financial performance of the company
Manage and complete occasional projects on logistics within the parameter of the divisions
Participation in ad hoc projects & analysis according to business needs
Contribute to the On Time In Full (OTIF) measure and customer satisfaction
Contribute to the claims KPIs
Responsible for maintaining a safe personal environment and acting safely at all times.
Fully supports the location health, safety and environmental (HSE) programs by participating in their implementation, maintenance, enforcement and compliance with company’s programs
JOB TITLE & POSITION IN THE ORGANISATION
Title: Supply Chain Officer
Reporting to: Supply Chain Manager - Eurohub
Direct reports: None
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
COMPETENCIES & EXPERIENCE
Able to express in Dutch & English, speaking Italian is a plus
Tools: knowledge of SAP and Google suite is a plus
Strong business sense (understanding of key principles such as contract negotiation etc)
Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with customer services, warehouse workforce and Imerys suppliers
Master the techniques of inventory and handling management
Knowledge of transport and custom clearance laws
Able to generate / produce KPI reporting
Flexibility to adapt to changing environments
Rigorous compliance with procedures and processes
Strong organizational skills, ability to manage priorities
Analysis and problem solving and result oriented
Team player and positive personality
Ambitious, self confident and target oriented
Reactivity and stress management during peaks of activity
Educational & Relevant experience:
Bachelor or Master in international Business or Engineering with a Logistics and Supply Chain Management expertise ; or equivalent and relevant professional experience
Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a supply chain or logistics environment, having an experience in a similar industry will be a strong plus
Position TypeFull time
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