Marquette-lez-Lille, France
Contract type
Permanent Contract
+10 years

Job description

Lesaffre is opening a new position to lead and manage the Supply Chain Transformation ambition of the group. This new role will be responsible to develop and execute a transformation plan on supply chain related functions and systems. She or he will have to build strong partnerships with subsidiaries and be responsible to develop a culture of continuous improvement in supply chain area. She or he will serve as a project architect by leading cross-functional projects teams, by monitoring project status and being accountable on deliverables.

Key Accountabilities

–          Serve as global project architect for the transformation plan:

→    guide decentralized project teams from kick-off to completion

→    collect local supply chain initiatives/projects that may serve the global plan

→    identify subject matter experts on supply chain pillars and process to accelerate the transformation

→    ensure that supply chain standards are properly set across the regions and BUs

–          Serve as a coach to develop a relationship of trust, credibility and confidence to the supply chain transformation plan. PM will have to quickly build his own authority towards the team members

–          Assess project plan regarding group IT strategy and propose new tool implementation if needed

–          Drive adherence to the transformation plan (calendar & key milestones) across the different level of the organization and ensure that timely decisions are made

–          Prepare appropriate communication and project reporting (top-down and bottom-up)

–          Ensure compliance to industry best practices through external monitoring, with the support of



Engineering Degree or MS degree, MBA preferred

Advanced degree such as MBA or master’s degree Supply Chain is preferred.


10 or more years related experience including 5 years minimum with regional or international responsibilities.

S&OP process and optimization, Logistics Operations Management, global ERP systems, Customer Care, intercompany flow management

5+ years at Manager position level in global Food, Beverage or Pharmaceutical company.

Leadership role in reorganization and/or optimization project of supply chain functions.

Experience in purchasing of manufacturing would be a plus.


Company description

Acteur mondial de référence dans le domaine des levures et de la fermentation, Lesaffre conçoit, produit et apporte des solutions innovantes pour la panification, le goût & plaisir alimentaire, le bien-être & la santé et la biotechnologie.

Groupe familial, né dans le Nord de la France en 1853, aujourd’hui multi-local et pluriculturel, Lesaffre s’engage à entreprendre avec confiance pour mieux nourrir et protéger la planète.

Proche de ses clients et de ses partenaires, Lesaffre emploie 10 000 collaborateurs répartis dans près de 80 filiales implantées dans 50 pays.

Lesaffre réalise un chiffre d’affaires de 2 milliards d’euros.