Charleroi, BE, 6001

Function:  Supply Chain
Employment type:  Full Time
Required experience:  Experienced - over 5 years
Reference ID:  74987

Procurement Manager

Nexans is a global player in energy transition. Our purpose: ELECTRIFY THE FUTURE. For over a century, Nexans has played a crucial role in the electrification of the planet. With around 25,000 people in 42 countries, the Group is leading the charge to the new world of electrification: safer, sustainable, renewable, decarbonized and accessible to everyone.


In order to reinforce our Supply Chain Team in Belgium, we are looking for a : Procurement Manager (m/f) 



Areas of responsibility


  • Management of supplies and raw materials
      • Define order forecast plans in line with the plant’s workload and PPPs;
      • Continuously analyze stock levels, delivery delays, alert thresholds and schedule changes in order to order raw materials correctly and guarantee continuity of production;
      • Launch replenishment orders, checking the consistency of purchasing records and metal fastener information;
      • Organize stock monitoring and replenishment rules for certain indirect production consumables and PPE;
      • Analyzing billing issues and coordinating the resolution of problems;
      • Manage replenishment calls of production lines from the Raw Materials Storage


  • Raw materials stock management
      • Carry out physical inventories of the machine base and analyze discrepancies;
      • Act as the supplier interface for consignment stocks;
      • Schedule programmed replenishments in order to control end-of-month stock values;
      • Implementing and analyzing indicators for the value, rotation, obsolescence and depreciation of raw materials in stock, in order to manage working capital and know how much stock is actually available;
      • Monitor stock changes using the ABC matrix to minimize overstocking and obsolescence and implement corrective measures;


  • Performance monitoring / Application of standards / Continuous improvement
      • Submitting and monitoring requests for material deviations;
      • Working with the Quality department, to draw up and monitor supplier non-conformities and evaluate suppliers;
      • Work with other departments to find alternative solutions for improving products, packaging and management solutions (supplier mapping, vendor managed inventory (VMI), consignment, off-site stock) in order to contribute to the site's continuous improvement project;
      • Make realistic proposals for correcting discrepancies (e.g. correcting bills of materials).


  • Waste monitoring
      • Based on data from the Raw Materials Store, collect waste weighing data and monitor it (in particular end-of-month stocks and verification of weighing slips);
      • Participate actively in reconciliations of tonnages vs scrap movements with the Methods and Controlling departments and optimize requests for the removal of waste skips.



How you make an impact

  • You come to life when working in collaboration with others and enjoy giving and receiving growth feedback.
  • You are curious and love finding simple solutions to challenging tenders and have a high sense of quality and time.
  • You have a team spirit and are motivated by bringing the teams together.
  • It comes naturally for you to organize and plan in a structured manner.
  • You have an analytical and strategic mindset with the urge to understand the business.




  • Master degree in a relevant supply chain field
  • Up to 5 years working experience
  • Ability and experience to work in a fast-paced international environment.
  • Strong skills in Excel, and relevant experience working with SAP/ORTEMS.
  • Good communication and co-operation skills.
  • Fluent in French and in English (Flemish is a plus)


 Workplace: Charleroi



Among our employees we share the same values- we are pioneers of the energy transition, dedicated to deliver to the highest standards of performance united to achieve our ambitious goal. 

At the individual level our growth culture is built on trust and collaboration.  We wish to welcome you as a valuable member of our team. To enable impact we believe in autonomy at the local level at same time as we encourage knowledge sharing within our global engineering competence.