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Kortrijk, BE

Date:  Sep 21, 2022
Job ID:  6021

Supply Chain Manager

Barco designs technology that makes everyday life a little better. Seeing beyond the image, we develop sight, sound, and sharing solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). Our solutions make a visible impact, allowing people to enjoy compelling entertainment experiences; to foster knowledge sharing and smart decision-making in organizations and to help hospitals provide their patients with the best possible healthcare. Headquartered in Kortrijk (Belgium), Barco realized sales of 804 million euro in 2021 and has a global team of 3,000+ employees, whose passion for technology is captured in +500 granted patents.

Key responsibilities:

Barco Surgical Modality is looking for a Supply Chain Project Manager to plan the supply towards our customers by ensuring on-time-in-full deliveries, with a minimum need of cash and costs.
You will have a pivotal role in the interaction between the Customer, Sales teams and Operations/Suppliers, globally spread. You will report directly to the Supply Chain Lead in Healthcare, who oversees the world-wide supply chain activities.


In this role:

  • you lead the S&OP cycle, recommend changes to business or strategic plans as a result of these process outputs;
  • you align the business unit strategies, and translate these in supply chain targets, such as OTIF, lead time and inventory levels;
    • you set the inventory policies for components, finished products and spare parts, based upon supply chain metrics which meet business and customer requirements (service level, lead-time);
  • you deliver “ad-hoc best for Barco” solutions in case of planning deviations with supply risks (supply shortages, demand changes,  NPI, PLM or EOL changes),  by working closely with all internal stakeholders;
  • you are in direct contact with customer & Supplier related to your product range
    • Supply chain models and agreements
  • you manage different Projects, from funneling, set-up and execution (multi-disciplinair, outside of BU)
    • EDI or VMI with customers, SAP configurator, etc
    • Production or logistical transitions
  • you structure the execution follow-up and identify gaps – connecting the dots;
  • you plan and manage the inventory, using inputs of Demand and Production Planners;
    • you coordinate the reduction programs of slow and nonmoving inventories;
    • you prepare and follow up LTB notifications with impact on inventory;
  • you represent Supply Chain in NPI projects and in the incubators, including Material Data creation;
  • you monitor the supply chain KPI tree and lead corrective actions where necessary;
  • you coach and develop supply chain colleagues in (overseas) locations to ensure best practices adherences in supply chain operations.


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