Supply Chain Business Partner Global Accounts


Lebbeke-Wieze, VOV, BE, 9280

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 11,000 passionate Employees working in more than 35 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

About the role

Due to an internal promotion in the Global Accounts team, we are currently looking to replace our Supply Chain Business Partner Global Accounts. In this challenging role you make sure to have a good understanding of the customer requirements and offer the right solutions and ideas based on Barry Callebaut's current capabilities and future developments.



Key responsibilities include

  • You coordinate the implementation of value adding & cost-reducing initiatives such as Value stream mapping, Total Cost of Ownership, Productivity & Business Process improvement projects between Global Accounts and the global supply chain and operations.
  • You support business case analysis and common network studies between the customer and Barry Callebaut.
  • You follow-up, improve and report supplyn chain performances in line with the approved KPI's of the Blobal Account customers.
  • You develop, roll out and support business continuity planning and contingency exercises.
  • As Supply Chain Business Partner Global Accounts you make sure that operations and supply chain aspects are embedded in NPD projects.
  • As part of the Global Accounts commercial team, you are in direct communication with the sales colleagues and the customer on a daily basis for the above topics and in case of supply chain/ service escalations.
  • In this position you report to the Director Global Accounts OSCO.
  • You are willing to travel on a regular basis ( up to 20% of your time)

Support the implementation of major supply chain projectsDrive business improvement processes with Barry Callebaut & the accountDevelop a strong network for chocolate suppliesEnsure contingency planningRepresent Supply Chain in New Product Developments Deal with structural service issues/improvementsDrive KPI reviews/improvements based on available reportsPropose, discuss and Implement integrated supply chain solutions with the customer. 




About you

  • You obtained a  Master degree in Applied economics, civil engineering or industrial engineering
  • You have previous working experience in a supply chain and operations
  • You have excellent listening & communication skills , enabling you to run regular meetings with customers to drive change in a persistent way
  • You are a customer focused entrepreneur with a strong analytical mind
  • You are passionate about business developments, process optimization and you have strong business acumen
  • You are fluent in English, any other languages are considered as an advantage.
  • You are an expert in Excel and Powerpoint

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.