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Supply Chain Engineer (Supplier Operations Management Engineer)

At Asco Industries

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ASCO, a privately owned and independent Belgian company, began operations as a private subcontractor in 1954. The aeronautics division started in 1979 and is currently the only group activity. Today ASCO Industries is engaged in a broad range of development, engineering, manufacturing and assembly activities providing multidisciplinary subcontracting services to various markets and aerospace programs around the world.
Asco operates from four locations, Belgium, Canada, Germany and the United States of America with over 1,400 employees and a turnover exceeding 250 million euros.
Asco produces over 2,500 assemblies every month and has the ambition to be a world leader in design and manufacture of high lift devices, complex mechanical assemblies and major functional components for the aerospace industry.

Supply Chain Engineer (Supplier Operations Management Engineer)

Job description

The Junior SOM Engineer manages efficiently supply risk escalation in line with the company and customer requirements by providing the standard tools, systems and work processes for efficient and accurate use over all ASCO sites and builds long term relationships and development with strategic suppliers using one voice from the different Operating Unit’s and plants. 



1. Escalation : Visualise and quantify supply risks, draw action plans for supply improvement, in line with production and customer expectations and build recovery plans and counter measures for supply risk elimination and coordinate actions with internal experts (buyers, SQA, Logistics…).

2. Supplier performance measurement and follow-up : Perform Supplier performance assessment to identify (non) tangible risks and opportunities for supplier development.

  • Perform supplier audits (logistics, security, capacity and quality)
  • Compile audit reports and corrective action lists
  • Build supply chain dossier containing manufacturing process, lead times and supply risks in order to build supplier knowledge and history.
  • Perform capacity and risk assessment at suppliers.

3. Coordinate Supplier (re)sourcing activities : Assess and evaluate manufacturing and logistic process of potential new suppliers in supplier selection phase in order to achieve successful transfer of work.

4. Supplier Development : Continuously develop the performance of the strategic suppliers nominated on management level for mutual company benefits and added value plans.


Education: Supply Chain, Industrial or Civil engineer or equal by experience

Languages: French and/or Dutch, English

Skills / Experience:

  • Experience in industrial manufacturing in an (international) mechanical company is preferable
  • Thorough knowledge and interest in logistics and lean manufacturing processes
  • Familiar with an ERP system and planning process
  • Analytical skills: Macros and VB for Microsoft Excel and/or Access
  • Sensitive to commercial aspects
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills; capable to interact with senior management at suppliers
  • Good team-player
  • Flexible and efficient
  • Result oriented
  • Takes initiative and display a pro-active attitude
  • Open to travel frequently


Asco offers a position in a professional and exciting environment with a unique training policy and opportunities to develop yourself. Besides this we offer an interesting salary package with extralegal advantages.
Vilvoorde - Zaventem

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  • Academic Bachelor
  • Limited experience (< 2 years)
  • French, English, Dutch


  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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