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Operations Controller Plant Lembeke

This role fits perfectly in the growth of our already largest production facility and aims at further supporting the plant with improvement initiatives and operational controlling activities as well as following up on strategic projects.

Job description

  • We count on you to take a leading role in setting up projects that improve the profitability and enhance the efficiency within the plant. You do this by pro-actively analyzing figures to identify potential business opportunities such as Investment projects, potential cost savings, management reporting efficiency and increased visibility of the different costs.
  • You help identifying improvements on overhead, both in cost and management insights.
  • As part of the Plant Controlling team, reporting to the Plant Controller, you support the plant in the monthly reporting pack, the monthly Plant Review, the Capex reporting  and other operational KPI’s like yields and utilities usage.
  • In this role, you also assist with the budgeting cycle, Latest Estimates and yearly review of all figures reported to Lotus Bakeries Group
  • Depending on your personal ambitions and evolution, other responsibilities and challenges can become part of your daily focus.  


To be able to achieve the above and be successful in this role we believe you need to have:

  • A Master’s degree in Applied Economics or Business Engineering
  • About 2 or 3 years experience in finance or Controlling.
  • Given the strong link with operations, a personal interest/experience with the field is considered relevant.
  • Next to the required excellent mastership of Excel, familiarity with SAP and BI tools is an added value.
  • Great interpersonal competences, giving you the ability to build relationships and guide both operational experts and management towards an improved and more efficient business.
  • A strong personality allowing you to work well in a collaborative, highly committed culture, filled with pro-active colleagues where you enjoy autonomy and room for initiative.
  • As with any controlling function, you bring a strong business orientation and a critical mind willing to understand and analyze the business drivers behind the numbers
  • Fluency in Dutch & English is expected.
Biscoff marketing team at HQ in Lembeke, Belgium

"Lotus Bakeries is in full expansion. I am proud to be part of this growth story. I also greatly appreciate the independence and learning opportunities I am receiving, which help me to make my own mark. "

Testimonial - Anouck Draps

Anouck Draps

Global E-Commerce Development Manager Natural Foods


Grasp the opportunity to join an ambitious and driven team with a mix of talents! Being part of a fast growing, international company, you will get tons of on-the-job-learning and acquire new insights. In addition, you will be part of a culture where passion, team spirit and open dialogue are our main drivers. And of course, on top of that, you can enjoy delicious branded snacks every day!

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