Supply Chain Manager

Belgium > Zaventem HQ

🏆 The Opportunity

This is an exciting time for our company! We are in full transition from a European leading service provider of airport equipment solutions to a global leader.

As a Group Supply Chain Manager you report to the Group Operations Director. You ensure an efficient supply of spare parts and subcontracting services to the 200+ maintenance workshops across the world and develop cost effective solutions in sourcing, purchasing, stock management and delivery. 

For this position, we are looking for a highly motivated colleague who loves a fast-paced international business and has experience in supply chain management in a maintenance/service environment.


🎬 A snapshot of what you will be doing here:

 1. Process Ownership:

  • Oversee processes within the supply chain domain, collaborating with local supply chain managers to establish and maintain group standards

  • Collaborate with the Operations Process Manager for the SAP related processes.

  • Ensure existing processes are up-to-date and introduce new ones as needed

  • Assess the relevance and adherence of processes within the group in collaboration with local supply chain managers

  • Designated focal point for all Supply Chain-related inquiries and concerns within the group, you will play a crucial role in facilitating seamless communication and efficient issue resolution.

  • Translate identified improvements into a strategic roadmap


2. Supply Chain Community:

  • Connect the Supply Chain Community

  • Promote continuous improvement. Collect and share best practices, translating them into group standards when applicable.

  • Communicate changes, updates, and relevant information within the community.

  • Coordinate and follow up on escalated issues, whether internal or with suppliers

  • Align on supplier relationship topics


3. Supplier Relationship:

  • Support the qualification of suppliers in line with group standards

  • Develop and perform supplier evaluations for main spare parts suppliers within the group

  • Coordinate escalations towards underperforming suppliers and manage improvement projects

  • Support negotiation of frame agreements with suppliers (OEM & OCM) and ensure their adherence

  • Follow up price evolution


4. Stock Management:

  • Monitor stock management across the group using relevant KPIs

  • Support stock valuation and acquisitions  

  • Support local operations identifying stock optimization


5. Sourcing Optimization:

Support local operations with sourcing, through data-driven analysis identifying possible improvements


6. 2nd Hand Parts & Refurbishment Flow:

  • Support the 2nd hand parts flow in collaboration with ECO-Centres

  • Define the required stock and promote the use of 2nd hand parts within operations.

  • Investigate possible refurbishment flows


7. Master Data Owner:

  • Manage the standards to be applied

  • Collaborate with the master data team in maintaining a qualitative set of master data (material/task list/vendor/pricing).

  • Manage improvement projects to optimize master data further.


 🕵 We are looking for an individual who:

  • Has minimum 5 years of professional experience, from which minimum 3 years in Supply Chain.

  • Has an excellent knowledge of Supply Chain Management and can apply this in an international context.

  • Is experienced in a maintenance industry (preferably).

  • Has strong analytical and project management skills.

  • Is able to build a strong network and buy-in throughout the organization to execute supply chain strategy and projects.

  • Demonstrates independence and self-initiation, exhibiting good judgment and strong decision-making skills in navigating complex supply chain scenarios.

  • Has proven track record in process improvement.

  • Is fluent in English – both spoken and written.

  • Is willing to travel up to 10% of the time.


Nice to have qualifications:

  • Experience in supplier management;

  • Knowledge of SAP S4/Hana;

  • Knowledge of Dutch, French, German or Spanish.        


❤️ We think you will love working with us:

Next to an attractive salary and 29 days of holiday, we offer:

  • A top international team with an HQ in Belgium

  • A company with short decision lines where our employees are central to the success of the company and where we live by our company values

  • Fun team activities - We also enjoy drinks on Thursdays!

  • An environment where you can develop and grow. It's all about fun and passion!

🌍 Our company

TCR Group is the leading European provider of integrated solutions for Ground Support Equipment (GSE) in the aviation industry.  TCR offers rental, leasing, and maintenance services of GSE. We are headquartered in Steenokkerzeel, have 1500+ employees and are operational in over 200 airports in 20 countries, in Europe, Asia Pacific and North America. 

At TCR Group, we foster a vibrant work culture characterized by informality, dynamism, and excitement. As a member of our team, you'll find yourself immersed in a collaborative environment where every individual's contribution is valued and recognized. At TCR-group, we work together as one team. 


✔️ Do you meet the qualifications and are you excited about the opportunity?

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position. We look forward to hearing from you!


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