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Purchasing & Inventory Specialist

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Stephanie Brughmans
Business Development Manager

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Stephanie Brughmans
Business Development Manager

Stephanie Brughmans
Business Development Manager


Neuhaus NV is a profitable growing Belgian company with several traditional chocolatier brands.

From their head office and atelier located in Vlezenbeek (Anderlecht), they are active around the world. With different brands like Neuhaus, Jeff de Bruges and Corné Port-Royal, the company generates a turnover of more than 90 million euros and employs about 500 people.
High quality chocolate products, craftsmanship and living the chocolate experience are the keywords of their success.

Neuhaus strives for the highest service level throughout their entire supply chain process. In order to secure and further develop their supply chain department we are currently recruiting for a newly created role as a Purchasing & Inventory Specialist.


  • You will be responsible for the operational procurement process for all packaging for the divers sales channels from production, e-commerce to boutiques. Due to the nature of their activities, with a complex luxury packaging portfolio, we are looking at a high level of SKU’s.
  • You will follow up the entire administrative process from Purchase Order to Goods Receipt over to Invoice Verification within SAP.
  • Based on the Material Requirements Planning you will assure all goods, that sustain the daily production activities of the company, are ordered on time with respect to lead & delivery times. You will stay in close contact with your suppliers assuring all goods are delivered correct with respect to on-time delivery and quality standards.
  • You will assure a solid inventory level at all times, avoiding excess or obsolete stock, and are aware of the overall inventory holding cost.
  • You take the necessary actions to avoid dead/excess stock due to end of collections, new product developments, seasonality’s… and try to secure the FIFO-principles as much as possible.
  • You will strive for further optimization and automation, within the entire MRP- and operational purchasing process, enhancing the current way of working.
  • You create a solid buy-in with your in- and external stake holders. You will mainly interact with Suppliers as well as Sales, Marketing, Purchasing, Quality, Packaging Development and Supply Chain.
  • You will be part of the supply chain department (7FTE’s) and report directly to the Supply Chain Manager.


  • You obtained a Master or Bachelor degree and combine this with a proven track record of minimum 5 years within MRP-planning or operational purchasing. Experience within packaging is an asset.
  • You are action- and detail-oriented, stress-resistant and service-minded. You are a real team-player, able to work autonomous.
  • You are a strong communicator at all levels, able to communicate in a clear and timely manner assuring strong stakeholder management. Constructive interactions give you energy.
  • You like to take initiatives while identifying possible process improvements and contribute to overall improvement projects.
  • Good knowledge of Excel combined with a logistic ERP-package. Experience with SAP is an asset.
  • Fluency in English combined with a good level Dutch or French is mandatory.


Neuhaus offers an attractive salary package including benefits package and a company car. They invests highly in personal development and growth opportunities.

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