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General information


Limagrain Ingredients is a subsidiary of the LIMAGRAIN group, an international agricultural cooperative specializing in field seeds, vegetable seeds and cereal products.
Limagrain Ingredients develops and produces authentic and functional ingredients for the agri-food industry.
Limagrain Ingredients generates more than € 150 million in turnover, of which 55% outside France.
Limagrain Ingredients has more than 360 employees on 7 production sites in Europe and processes 330,000 tons of cereals, mainly wheat and maize, each year, dedicated to several markets: bakery, snacks, breakfast cereals, petfood and animal feed (young animals, horses ...)






Local contract

Local contract only

Position description



Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Contractual hours


Main Goal

Applications can be sent, in English, by email to: 

As a Supply Chain Manager, you lead the Planners and Procurement employees and you report to the Operations Director. You have an important role in connecting different departments within Limagrain Ingredients BV like Production, Warehouse and Order Service/Logistics. You are also responsible for further professionalizing and optimizing the integral and logistics-administrative processes within our company. You are continuously optimizing by analyzing, advising and steering on KPIs and you have regular contact with the Supply Chain managers of the other production locations within the BU Limagrain Ingredients in France.

Location: Weert (Netherlands).

Job description

Your most important tasks

o    Connecting the departments directly involved in the Supply Chain;

o    Prioritizing tasks: leading the team, innovating and optimizing processes and planning;

o    Ensuring optimal Supply Chain planning whereby production capacity is optimally utilized and orders are delivered on time;

o    Initiating/being involved in process improvements within Operations;

o    Designing, organizing and improving the Supply Chain workflows;

o    Ensure adequate coordination regarding maintenance and inspections on the production lines with the Maintenance Manager and/or QESH manager;

o    Collaboration with other Operations departments, Purchase, Customer Service and Sales;

o    Determining a realistic and reliable MLT Forecast (demand planning) based on production capacities and sales expectations;

o    Determining the buffer and safety stocks for raw materials and end products;

o    Reporting monthly to the Operations Director based on budget, KPIs and PDCA.


o    You have a completed bachelor's or master's degree in Supply Chain Management;

o    You have at least 5 years of experience in a Supply Chain position, preferably in the food and/or feed industry;

o    You have at least 5 years of experience leading operational teams in a production-related environment;

o    You see this role as a steppingstone towards a next step in your career;

o    You have thorough knowledge of ERP systems;

o    You master the English and Dutch language fluently in word and writing;

o    You have a pragmatic attitude, like to take the lead and are a reliable and constructive discussion partner;

o    You are a binding leader who knows how to motivate his/her colleagues based on conviction. You inspire colleagues to take responsibility through coaching and support.

Position localization

Job location

Europe, The Netherlands



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Master's degree

Specific expertise

Supply chain

Minimum level of experience required

5 years or more


Position start date