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Supply Chain Manager Business Unit Retail











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B&C International


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Supply Chain Manager Business Unit Retail

Van08-09-2017 LocatieNunspeet UrenFulltime OpleidingHBO/WO

Supply Chain Manager Business Unit Retail

About B&C International

B&C International is an ambitious privately owned company founded in 1971. We create and market home interior solutions, primarily focusing on window styling (blinds, curtains, etc.) and wall styling products (stylepads).

We serve retailers and end-consumers with our own brands as well as with various private labels, both offline and online.

With our 750 employees we are active and expanding in Europe and North America. The various subsidiaries are based in the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Poland, France, Spain, Italy, Canada and the US.

B&C differentiates itself by fostering creativity, design and entrepreneurship in all levels of the organization. We consist of different business units serving different channels and products: B&C Retail (made-to-measure window styling products for the retail channel), Trendiy (window styling products for DIY channel), Dock Four (start-up wall stylepads to retail channel and direct to consumers).

Supply Chain challenge at B&C Retail

Our Business Unit Retail, which markets and sells made-to-measure window styling solutions within the Benelux and Scandinavia, is looking for a Supply Chain Manager.

The Business Unit Retail makes use of the production- and logistics facilities of the Business Unit B&C Operations, but also sources materials and products from other suppliers. The Supply Chain Manager develops and implements an integrated supply chain in order to realize continuous performance improvement with regard to supply chain management and optimise quality, cost leadership and customer satisfaction.

You will work closely together with Category Management, Production and Sales. You take care of implementation of the supply chain strategy and are responsible for the daily supply chain operation. You will develop a strong professional relation with external service providers and suppliers. You report to the MD of the BU B&C Retail and you are part of the management team of B&C Retail. We have an ambitious growth plan for the coming years where outperforming on quality, service, speed and costs will be crucial to remain competitive.

We are looking for a Supply Chain Manager who will join us to achieve our growth plan through professionalism, team spirit, entrepreneurship and strong communication skills. Are you ready to take up this challenge?

What you do?

  • Develop and implement Multi-Sourcing strategy
  • Manage daily supply-chain operation
  • Set-up and implement contracts & SLA’s with (product)suppliers
  • Purchase negotiations with suppliers (in coop with Category Management)
  • Rationalize and optimize product assortment (in coop with Category Management)
  • Scanning for potential new suppliers
  • Coordinate sales forecast and align with suppliers
  • Coordinate quality improvement
  • Support own production facility (PAC) to realise efficiency improvement
  • Improve supply chain synergy between B&C’s Business Units (Retail & DIY)
  • Optimize logistics between suppliers, DC and retails channels.

What you will achieve?

  • End-to-End cost reduction
  • Reduction Out of Stock
  • Lower Safety & obsolete Stock levels
  • Reduction back orders and average delivery time
  • Sales Forecast Accuracy increase
  • Decrease product quality returns
  • Increase supply flexibility (preferred and 2nd/3rd supplier in place)

Who we look for?

  • Masters / Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Logistics, Purchasing
  • Minimal 5 year experience in similar role or purchasing or logistics preferably with international scope
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Excellent analytical and communication Skills
  • Able to agree on priorities even with conflicting interests
  • A team player who is able to mobilize people of different disciplines, Business Units and external partners
  • Experience in leading and managing projects of multi-disciplinary teams
  • A pragmatic approach
  • A passion for interior and design

What we offer?

  • A challenging role with lots of freedom, responsibility and career opportunities
  • A trendy and energetic environment where teamwork is key
  • An excellent salary and secondary benefits
  • Lease car
  • Based in Nunspeet, Netherlands

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