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Support Specialist

Our Mission


At Puratos, we create innovative food solutions for the health and well-being of people everywhere. As the global leader in bakery, patisserie and chocolate ingredients, we help our customers to be successful with their business, by turning technologies and experiences from food cultures around the world into new opportunities.


We are more than 10.000 employees in over 70 countries and a consolidated turnover of 2.2 billion euros (in 2021). Our passion for innovation, a pioneering spirit and the unique Puratos culture drive our solid growth and vision for the future This, along with our commitment to our local communities, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


To strengthen our team in Groot-Bijgaarden, we are looking for a:



Support Specialist (m/w/d)





In our Support team, you are responsible for the follow up and resolving of support cases for the domain of planning (IBP/S&OP, MPS, detailed scheduling) and  production (shop floor control) logged via the Puratos support portal. You are an expert in your domain from a functional and technical point of view. Within your area of responsibilities you report to the Group ICT Applications Support Manager.


What you will do


  • As you are the expert in SAP IBP/APO, Odoo,.. you follow up and resolve support cases for production and planning solutions and this for Puratos subsidiaries globally
  • In close collaboration with the SAP outsourcing partner you ensure reaching of SLA for the specific domain
  • You perform business (process) analysis and translate business requirements into workable SAP solutions and/or functional design for specific projects and changes, including development
  • As part of the support you develop and execute functional (integration) test scripts
  • As the subject matter expert for the relevant SAP modules you pass on your expertise and advises others
  • Key-users are trained by you and you provide/manage key-user functional documentation (processes, how-to documentation, …)


What we expect from you


  • As you will be the expert, we expect you to have knowledge of SAP IBP (or experience in SAP APO DP/SNP) and in depth knowledge of SAP PP/PI and APO PP/DS
  • On top of that you have integration knowledge (Hana cloud integration). An asset for this function is practical experience in SAP S/4 Hana migrations
  • Knowledge of MES applications, Odoo and processes (linked to ERP) is an asset
  • Problem solving is a daily part of this function so this is also your mindset. To come to feasible solutions you have strong analytic skills
  • You are open and able to work in an international environment and a team split across the world
  • As you will manage complex projects you will need flexibility and stress resistance. This in combination with well organized and good time management skills
  • You have strong written and oral communication skills in English. Additional language knowledge is a good asset
  • Willingness to travel: 10%


What you can expect from Puratos


You will join a fast-growing, stable family business that has become an international market leader with a corporate culture in which innovation and entrepreneurship are part of our main priorities. You will benefit from a great deal of freedom in your work, with plenty of room for initiative.

A great work environment with lots of challenges is what you can expect:

You'll get responsibilities and the possibility to take ownership of your work

You'll get training and career opportunities to build your career within our company

You can count on an undetermined duration contract (CDI) and a competitive salary package, company car included.

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