Supply Chain Manager


Kapelle-op-den-Bos, BE

An introduction to Etex


At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. By joining Etex, you won’t just be joining an international leader, you will inspire people around the world to build living spaces that are ever safer, more sustainable, smarter and beautiful. You’ll be joining a company who wants to inspire change.


We are committed to making a positive human impact on the world. In return, we’ll reward you by investing in your development and your personal well-being. Whilst our core values help us develop those effective and sustainable lightweight solutions we’re known for, it’s our people that matter most!


Our diverse and inclusive workforce always strives for excellence. We have over 100 years of experience manufacturing high-performance building solutions. Etex is a company that is committed to success - and when you join us, we’ll be committed to you.


Supply Chain Manager

Belgium, Kapelle Op den Bos

Competitive Salary + Benefits



The role


The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for overseeing the entire supply chain processes including Interco Customer service, Logistics, and planning for Benelux within the Exteriors division. The Suppy Chain Manager will develop and implement strategies to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction. Additionally, they will manage the performance of the supply chain team, including talent management, performance management, and cost-effectiveness. The Supply Chain Manager will report to the Head of the Supply Chain Exteriors.

The cluster has 3 production plants. The total revenue is 80 Mil€ with an estimated overall supply chain cost of 10.8Mil€. The average inventory is ~30Mil€.

Key Accountabilities


  • The first and most prominent role of the Supply Chain Manager Exteriors Benelux is to provide leadership and direction to the entire Supply chain department within his or her scope. He/She ensures compliance with the overall Supply chain strategy and establishes & monitors the supply chain vision, goals and objectives at all levels.
  • Supply Chain Manager Exteriors Benelux plays the lead role in strategy formulation for the supply chain department. He/she defines that strategy with the Head of Supply chain Exteriors supported by the BPO organization, to ensure alignment with the Supply chain roadmaps. 
  • The Supply Chain Manager Exteriors Benelux orchestrates the continuous improvement of performance excellence through the constant improvement of the approaches and strategies applied by the team. 
  • The Supply Chain Manager Exteriors Benelux analyses and measures the effectiveness of existing business processes and develops sustainable, repeatable, and quantifiable business process improvements.  
  • The Company has designed its processes and controls to enable it to meet its statutory obligations, including the requirements of the audit system and GDPR, to safeguard assets and to help it meet its objectives. Each member of staff is expected to perform their allocated tasks and controls diligently.

Skills and Experience


  • Master’s degree is preferred (or equivalent by experience) in Business Management, Project Management, Marketing, Law, Information Technology, or any other related field. 
  • Fluent in English and Dutch.
  • Happy to travel (up to 15%) and be internationally mobile
  • Understanding of supply chain performance metrics and how they link with the P&L, Balance sheet, and Working Capital.
  • Experience with Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) processes and tools
  • Project management and change management skills

Our Social Responsibilities  


Etex has a clear commitment to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and working on innovative solutions for the building industry. 


Our ambition is to reduce negative effects and scale up positive impacts. We prioritise decarbonisation, including the use of renewable energy, as well as circularity, with a first focus on waste management.


We engage in a wide range of voluntary initiatives which offer support to local communities through partnerships and social projects. Our teammates know their local communities best, we are proud of the numerous projects and actions initiated around the world that are based on the awareness of their communities’ needs.


Commitment to diversity 


We’re incredibly proud of the community we’ve created at Etex. We form a global team of over 13,500 individuals from an enormous variety of backgrounds, races, faiths, and genders. Our diversity is our strength, and we are committed to ensuring that all of our teammates feel included and happy at work. 


If you require any additional support with your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch so that we can make arrangements for you.

Good luck with your application 


As you have seen, our Teammates mean the world to us, they enable us to Inspire Ways of Living. If this role appeals to you, click apply now and discover how a career at Etex will help you learn, grow and lead. We look forward to hearing from you.