Posted on: 2019-05-15

Job type: Permanent

Sector: FMCG

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Empower smarter business by enabling the use of high-quality master data

Barry Callebaut is the world’s leading manufacturer of high quality cocoa and chocolate products, and can be considered as the heart and engine of the cocoa and chocolate industry. The combination of innovation, passion and expertise of more than 11,000 employees all over the world, results in understanding their customers’ needs and a broad range of products. With 50 production facilities in more than 35 countries, Barry Callebaut engages in initiatives and projects that contribute to a more sustainable cocoa supply chain.


Due to new investments and an organic growth in the IM/IT Department, Barry Callebaut is currently looking to strengthen the Belgian team in Wieze for a (m/f):



Empower smarter business by enabling the use of high-quality master data


Team Vision


The vision of the master data team is to empower smarter business by enabling the use of high-quality master data. The goal is to lead in leveraging the full potential of our data by focusing on three core domains:


  • Secure high-quality data.
  • Management of master data-driven applications.
  • Business development from our data.


Job description


  • As a part of a large master data team, you participate in global projects in different business domains and take the lead in projects within your area of interest and expertise (e.g. production, supply chain, R&D).
  • You are responsible for the functional development of different applications (e.g. label printing application and product specification) used in the organization to ensure an optimal performance of the business.
  • In close collaboration with the business departments and IT, you watch over the worldwide consistency and evaluate requests for changes in applications or data structures. After a detailed analysis, you discuss the specifications and impact for the business with the different stakeholders.
  • You suggest creative and efficient solutions, after which you prepare and implement the change from the 'AS IS' to the 'TO BE' situation, including necessary change management and documentation.
  • You report to the Corporate Master Data Manager.




  • You combine a master’s degree with a professional experience that enable you to gain a good insight in business processes, preferably within an international production company.
  • Your strong analytical skills enable you to think conceptually without losing focus on details. You are able to set priorities under tight timelines.
  • You possesses strong project management skills. You are a result-oriented communicator with a critical but very open-minded and collaborative attitude.
  • A good knowledge of ERP-systems is a must. Your knowledge of SAP is an extra asset.




  • You work in a challenging and international fast growing company with a professional, pragmatic, and positive approach towards the business.
  • Barry Callebaut gives you a lot of opportunities for personal growth and development, including internal mobility chances. Because the business focus of the company is so broad, the scope of career opportunities within Barry Callebaut can cover many functional areas.
  • Your drive and commitment will be compensated with a competitive salary package, including a company car and several fringe benefits.




Please send your application to Hudson, attn. Stephanie Deloof, Moutstraat 56, 9000 Ghent, tel + 32 9 242 53 84, email Do not forget to mention BE775864.


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