Raw Material Center Manager

Beaulieu International Group




Durée indéterminée
Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) is a global specialist in raw chemical materials (polymers), semi-finished engineered solutions (yarns, fibres, technical textiles) and is a leader in a broad range of floor coverings for the residential and commercial markets (vinyl rolls, vinyl planks, laminate, parquet, carpet, needle felt, artificial grass and mats) as well as upholstery fabrics.

B.I.G. is headquartered in Belgium and employs 4,700 people worldwide. We have production sites in 17 countries across Eurasia, America and Oceania and serve customers in 140 countries. B.I.G. reported a turnover of 1,7 bn. euro in 2020.

At Beaulieu International Group, we work with purpose and passion to build the future.

Our spirit of enterprise and ambition are the drivers of permanent added value for customers, employees, suppliers, shareholders and the society we work in.

Description de la fonction

A new challenge?
Do you have a chemical background and would you like to use your skills in the world of raw materials ? Then we might have a unique opportunity for you !

Main responsibilities and key tasks

As a chemical specialist you will provide technical support and knowledge in the field of our raw materials. This as well in the purchasing process as in the development & operations process towards our three divisions, Fibres, Yarns and Technical Textiles. This includes the following key tasks:
* You define the right raw materials for today and the future needs of the divisions.
* You work closely together with our R&D departments, for follow up on color developments, development of functionalities, internal & external analysis and durability tests.
* You build up internal & external network for raw material characterization.
* In close collaboration with our procurement and quality departments, you source materials (color mono’s, additives and tailor made masterbatch) and follow up on their performance, in relation to compliance needs, specifications & technical capabilities.
* You are responsible for our compliance management, such as declarations in relation to Reach, Okotex, FDA,...
* A team of 4 lab technicians and engineers will report to you. You report directly to the Operational Excellence Director of the BU Engineered Products.


Competencies and skills
* You hold a master degree (Chemical) with a major in Polymers
* You have a first succesfull experience in leading a small team
* You have a no nonsense approach
* You are proactive, pragmatic and good at problem solving 
* You are a good cooperator and can also take the lead in projects

You speak, write and understand fluently Dutch, English and French.


Our offer
This job offers nice opportunities for personal growth in a highly professional and international context.
The salary package is based on your experience and potential, and is composed by an attractive base salary, variable pay, company car, meal vouchers, medical insurance and pension plan.
Beaulieu International Group


Beaulieu International Group