Barbecook is an international brand celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2020 as provider of hassle-free appliances, accessories and inspiration to consumers creating good-life outdoor cooking moments. Barbecook is part of the Belgian company Saey Home & Garden that can look back at over 100years of experience in developing and marketing gas & fire related consumer products.

Barbecook has been the market leader in Belgium in recent decades and can count itself among the top three in Europe. We continuously develop new products and concepts together with a dynamic marketing & sales team, thorough R&D and efficient sourcing. Product development is done in house, production is outsourced to top notch partners.

We are currently looking for a ...

 

DYNAMIC PRODUCT DESIGN-DEVELOPER

Function

  • You develop product leadership with strong products that once again strengthen the brand image.
  • You design & develop a product portfolio that fit into the marketing strategy.
  • You are responsible for developing products from concept through prototype to a final product based on a proactive approach.
  • You exploit production technical possibilities and integrate digital opportunities into the full consumer experience.
  • You source ideas both internally and externally, tendencies and cultural patterns are your raw material.
  • You have a nose for design and innovation, you excel in your creativity and visualization, you have a passion to think about new challenging concepts, shape, color and material.
  • You closely monitor and investigate trends and technological developments and translate these experiences into new or improved products.
  • You can come up with several concepts for the same question
  • You prepare budgets for development processes.
  • You take the necessary steps regarding brand and product protection.
  • You are pragmatic in accommodating the technical restrictions linked to the nature of our products (fire, gas, food processing and international)
  • You keep an eye on proper planning so that the projects are delivered within the agreed deadline.
  • You can convincingly present the results of the development activities to internal and external customers and clearly state why you prefer one result to another.
  • You report to the COO and you’ll lead a small R&D team and work closely with purchasing, marketing and suppliers.
  • You contribute as part of the management committee to the future of Barbecook.

Profile

  • You received a higher (technical) education, such as an industrial engineer or master in product development
  • You already have experience as a product developer and are familiar with 3D software (preferably Solidworks)
  • You are naturally creative, you love design and you have an eye for detail
  • Deadlines motivate you
  • You are a networker and bridge builder
  • You are a consumer-focused and initiative-oriented team player, with a hands-on mentality
  • You have a strong knowledge of production processes and quality management
  • You are innovative, organized and solution-oriented
  • You go abroad a few times with enthusiasm (suppliers + scholarships)
  • You can express yourself fluently in English and preferably have a first experience with collaborating with external production partners (Europe & Asia)

Offer

  • We offer a unique possibility to have direct impact and work in an agile company with an ambitious management.
  • We offer you a challenging and varied position, a competitive salary package in accordance with your experience and knowledge.

     

Interested?

Send your candidate letter and CV to:

SAEY Home & Garden NV,
to Carla Marist,
Industrielaan 4,
8501 Heule-Kortrijk.
Phone. +32 56 36 14 59
Email: Carla.Marist@s-hg.com.

 


 

SENIOR PROCUREMENT MANAGER

Function

  • You will oversee the implementation, development and implementation of the procurement strategy. As Procurement Manager you are responsible for the quality team (Belgium / China).
  • You act as a bridge builder between the supplier and the management team / design department and supply chain.
  • You are responsible for negotiating the best purchase price, integrating the total cost of ownership, service requirements, compliance and quality specifications and driving the correct purchasing methodology.
  • You are responsible for clear, cost-effective and efficient purchase to payment process; ensuring contract management, leading procurement administration processes, monitoring product development at suppliers.
  • You guarantee supplier performance through quality monitoring, directing KPI reports and plans for corrective actions, as well as supplier evaluation, including supplier negotiation in the event of claims.
  • You are responsible for generating significant procurement savings year-on-year driven by continuous improvement of procurement, supply chain and quality practices and policies.
  • You work in close collaboration with product development, supply chain, customer service department. You develop stakeholder management with the development director, supply chain manager... to ensure that procurement is in line with business objectives.
  • You facilitate the periodic planning process and you obtain confirmation from suppliers about a feasible purchase quantity in combination with the guarantee for timely delivery.
  • As a people manager you manage quality control and product testing, you develop the team and you improve procurement management tools.
  • You build a solid network in purchasing activities and you support R&D. You can present the development activities convincingly to internal and external customers and clearly state why you prefer one result to another. Prepare reports and ad hoc summaries as required
  • You follow the legislation and implement it where necessary. You are responsible for the follow-up and development of product manuals, spare parts and product specification sheets.
  • You follow up on certifications and legal standards
  • You report to the COO and manage our Asian quality and sourcing resources. .

Profile

  • Solid experience (5-10 years) with procurement negotiations, project management, sourcing and cost analysis processes with external production partners in Europe and Asia
  • Process development and implementation skills
  • You have the necessary knowledge of production processes and quality management ( experience in food processing, gas & fire appliances is a plus)
  • You are a networker and bridge builder
  • Experienced in stakeholder management
  • Strong communication skills (English, Dutch)
  • Multi-task easily and you manage simultaneous projects just as well
  • Proactive, persistent, stress resistant, rigorous and intuitive
  • You go abroad a few times with enthusiasm (suppliers + fairs)

Offer

  • We offer a unique possibility to have direct impact and work in an agile company with an ambitious management.
  • We offer you a challenging and varied position, a competitive salary package in accordance with your experience and knowledge.

 

Interested?

Send your candidate letter and CV to:

SAEY Home & Garden NV,
to Carla Marist,
Industrielaan 4,
8501 Heule-Kortrijk.
Phone. +32 56 36 14 59
Email: Carla.Marist@s-hg.com.

 


 

Spontaan solliciteren?

U kan ook steeds spontaan solliciteren door uw CV te sturen naar :

SAEY Home & Garden NV,
t.a.v. Carla Marist,
Industrielaan 4,
8501 Heule-Kortrijk.
Tel. 056 36 14 59
E-mail: Carla.Marist@s-hg.com.

 

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