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Supply Chain Performance Manager (Controller)

Job location : La Hulpe , France; Belgium; United Kingdom
Created moment : 01/07/2021 - 01:00
Job reference : REQ - 03685

The Company

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 Position

Supply Chain Performance Manager (Controller)

Job Summary


  • Business Partner to Business Planning & Supply Chain VP & her team, supporting Sales and Operation Planning (S&OP) and supply chain decision-making process. 
  • Approver for all Purchasing Cost Savings initiatives under the STEP Program.


  • Create processes and methods to gather and analyze supply chain data. 
  • Run analysis for Supply Chain and Demand Planning teams (i.e. regarding warehousing strategy, routes to the customer etc.)
  • Analyze Supply Chain profitability and identify risks and opportunities to improve business performance
  • Provide predictive analysis to support supply chain forecasting in cooperation with sales 
  • Support improvements to boost performance and reduce costs on what it concerns logistics & warehousing (Freight P&L)
  • Coordinate with other professionals to implement changes and new systems
  • Produce aggregated Supply Chain KPIs and report on supply chain performance  
  • Provide ad-hoc analytical support / analysis as required to support business reviews & decisions by Business Planning & Supply Chain VP or BA SVP 
  • Approve Logistic Purchasing Cost savings initiatives under STEP Program
  • Validate the Spend baseline
  • Challenge and Validate the logic behind the savings calculation (ie. ROI, no cost avoidance…)
  • Identify any double counting
  • Validate the Freight P&L impact logic (to be based on PO, Contract...)
  • Approve the initiatives through Quiméo database in order for the STEP KPI to be produced on time
  • Contributor to BI implementation for the Supply Chain function
  • Business Planning & Supply Chain contact for IT department


  • Assess, monitor and control risks within the relevant Business Planning & Supply Chain area
  • Provide accurate, timely and appropriate data to support the effective monitoring of the Industrial and supply chain activities
  • Ensure compliance of business operations with company policies and best practices

Title, position in the organization & grading

  •  Title: Supply Chain Performance Manager
  • Reporting to: Business Planning & Supply Chain Vice President
  • Location:Europe

Competencies and Experience

Key competencies

  • Very strong quantitative and analytical capabilities
  • Strong strategic understanding of business topics
  • Financial competencies
  • Experience in Supply Chain is a key element
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • At ease to work in a transversal environment, that means able to influence without direct authority.
  • Good communicant (oral and written)
  • Others: strategic thinking, interpersonal skills, ability to propose solutions
  • Advocate for data integrity

Background Requirement

  • Previous experience in financial controlling / business analysis 
  • Experience in supply chain
  • Strategy experience is added advantage

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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