Van de Velde
Van de Velde
Van de Velde
Van de Velde
Van de Velde
Van de Velde

Business Process Owner Planning and Operations


Are you looking for a new challenge in an international environment? Then working at Van de Velde could be just the thing for you. In 1919 Van de Velde started as a passionate family business. Now we have grown into a stable, internationally leading fashion company in luxury lingerie with more than 100 years of experience. During that growth, we never lost sight of our original family values. Our values (Passion, quality, focus on consumers & customers, entrepreneurship, stronger together & authenticity) are Van de Velde's DNA. They connect us, they express what we stand for and how we act. Every single day.

We are looking for a colleague who can help us grow, shares the same values and who is looking forward to building a digital and sustainable future with us. Are you willing to make a positive difference? Move your career forward and come work at Van de Velde!

Your responsibilities

As Business Process Owner you are managing processes end-to-end. Your primary focus will be redesigning and optimizing the Planning and Production process from raw material procurement to availability of finished product. The production process of raw materials and finished goods inhouse or at our international production facilities is part of your scope. The obvious link with other parts of the Forecast-to-Stock and Order-to-Cash process is incorporated in your end-to-end reflex.

At Van de Velde, we aim for operational excellence with continuous process improvements and a knowledge framework. You support your operational colleagues in the Supply Chain with a full process view, enabling them to reach their departmental targets and to facilitate improvements and changes, with the ultimate goal of excellent customer service.

In business initiatives with a bigger scope and a specific project structure, you will play an important role, as gatekeeper and knowledge holder, but also an enabler and a project lead.

  • You will gather full understanding of the Van de Velde business processes, connecting closely with all cross functional process owners, key-stakeholders, and IT. You understand how a planning, inventory and supply chain are modelled in an ERP package.
  • You proactively define new or changed process requirements by performing a detailed analysis of complex requirements. You provide system or process solutions, in collaboration with IT and with your business partners in the Supply Chain. You make sure the changes are signed-off from and end-to-end perspective, before implementation.
  • You challenge existing practices with end users, capture opportunities for optimizations and implement and lead the deployment of optimizations. You enable the documentation, communication, and training of every process change.
  • By means of the lean methodology, you facilitate continuous improvements.
  • You take on a leading role in assigned strategic and line projects.
  • You are responsible for the development of tools to evaluate and measure performance and translate them to the departments. Based on performance data, you quickly identify bottlenecks and ways to improve.
  • You follow trends and stay on track of new developments in business process management or F2S management topics.

Your profile

  • You have a master’s degree or can rely on several years of relevant experience.
  • You can work autonomously and have strong leadership and influencing skills.
  • You’re a fast learner, you think in a process-based way and you can rely on analytical skills.
  • You understand how an ERP system works and have affinity with digital and IT architecture.
  • You are a team player, always willing to share knowledge and information.
  • Besides having excellent project management skills, you are a strong coordinator and communicator.
  • You are familiar with Lean methodology.

Our offer

  • A full-time contract of indefinite duration.
  • A challenging and autonomous job in a stable, internationally listed fashion company with a pleasant company culture where there is room for initiative and ideas.
  • A competitive salary with extra-legal benefits in function of the job.
  • 9 extra vacation days.
  • A thorough on-the-job training at the start of your employment to ensure personal growth.



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Elien Van Autreve