IT Business Applications Analyst Plant Operations

As Business Applications Analyst you make the bridge between business and IT. You do this by acquiring a good knowledge of the business processes and the functionalities of the different business applications within the domain of Plant Operations.

Your function:

  • You will be responsible to implement, manage and continuously improve the LLBGs best practice business applications for plant operations within the domains of technical service, production, quality, supply chain and product specifications. You will also watch over the integrations points with the logistic, automation, quality & finance processes.
  • You will work on group level; this implies that you will be involved in the support of all plants within LLBG and group-wide projects.
  • You take the lead on certain tracks within these projects in close collaboration with the other track leads and business stakeholders. You manage from A-Z all aspects within the projects to make it a success (project management, blueprint, validation with business, owner IT specifications, development, testing, documentation, training & support key-users)
  • You are in charge of the continuous improvement of the business processes and systems in your domain. You analyze the needs and demands of key users and you organize this information in an action plan with proposals for solution. You implement the solutions and changes within the IT application in line with our La Lorraine best practice model.
  • You manage the support of the business key users in collaboration with the central support business application analyst
  • You are in charge of the documentation of the processes and systems in the interactive IT knowledge platform.
  • You are able to keep the knowhow in the community secured and reinforced by giving trainings and updating the documentation.

You will work from the headquarters in one of the home countries of LLBG (Ninove, Erpe-Mere, Kladno, Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, …) and you will report to the Business Applications Manager for Plant Operations. You are part of the international IT team.

Your profile:

  • You have a Master’s degree or equivalent by experience.
  • You have experience in an ERP system and you have knowledge on 1 of the plant operations modules (production, quality, planning, …). Knowledge on MES systems is a plus.
  • You have a sincere interest in all roles, activities & systems within plant operations.
  • You have an analytical mind, process-oriented and you are a conceptual thinker.
  • You are results- and goal-oriented and never lose sight of deadlines.
  • You are service-minded with a hands-on mentality and you like to communicate in English with various stakeholders.
  • You like to share knowledge and you are able to bring the message in a clear way to a broad audience.
  • You like to train and support people to strengthen their process- and system knowledge in a continuous way
  • You like to broaden your knowledge and horizon to other domains
  • Experience in change management is a plus
  • You’re willing to travel frequently to our other offices (15%).

Our offer:

  • You will join a growing Belgian family business active in the European bakery sector.
  • Every day, more than 4,500 enthusiastic colleagues produce and sell high-quality bakery products to consumers, supermarkets and the catering industry. This is a unique opportunity to work within a company with a strong vision, that continues to grow and innovate in top products.
  • At La Lorraine Bakery Group, entrepreneurship is strongly appreciated and there is room to take initiative.
  • You’ll get a broad and strong knowledge of the business processes and of the different systems. You’ll get the chance to extend your knowledge also in other domains, supported by a strong and experienced team.
  • You will join a team of driven and enthusiastic (international) colleagues, who are happy to share their knowledge and help you grow and develop. Our LLBG Academy supports and develops our employees through various training initiatives. By developing everyone's talent and expertise, we can all become the best version of ourselves.
  • You will be part of an organisation with strong growth ambitions that also wants to take responsibility for the environment and society. We are committed to meeting today's expectations in a sustainable way, with our future generations in mind.
  • We value our employees and invest in a happy work environment through various initiatives such as: sports and wellbeing activities, respect for worklife balance through homeworking and flexible working hours.
  • In this function you will enjoy an interesting financial package including meal vouchers, hospitalization insurance and group insurance, complemented by 30 days of vacation.
  • Our products take centre stage and you can literally taste our passion every day.

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Contract Permanent employment contract
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What does the application process entail?

Our Talent Acquisition team will be happy to talk to you about our expert and management vacancies as well as our open positions in our production sites. The steps you will go through during the selection procedure can vary for each position. After an interview with HR and an interview with the manager, there may be a personality questionnaire or assessment centre for example.

La Lorraine Bakery Group does not discriminate applicants based on age, gender, culture, social background, religion. Whoever you are, for us it is all about passion, drive, mutual respect and talent.

Are you interested in working with us? Then don’t hesitate to apply!