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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Manager - Your future position?

The Supply Chain Manager manages the end-to-end supply chain process of the production site to ensure our customer needs are being met. You will ensure cross-functional collaboration between the Customer Care, Planning, and Transport teams following our strategy, targets, and leadership principles. Are you keen to be part of this? Then this could be your pivotal career move.

You will be based in Baierbrunn Munich, reporting directly to the Operations Director and functionally to the Regional Head of Supply chain.


In this position you can look forward to:


  • Managing the customer care, planning, and transport teams. Provide coaching and functional direction to
  • direct reports
  • Hiring local supply chain staff and being responsible for goals setting, evaluation, and development
  • Develop local talents together with Operations Manager & Head of Regional Supply Chain
  • Definition and monitoring of the site's objectives on the supply chain - Monitor SCM KPI performance and build
  • culture for continuous improvement
  • Actively working with the customer care team on customer intimacy and delivering superior customer experience
  • Building relationships with Commercial, Operations, and Procurement stakeholders and incorporating their
  • needs into the daily business
  • Managing internal Supply Chain functions and processes to bring our customer and inter-company service
  • at or above target levels (i.e. on-time-at-requested arrival date)
  • Developing our SAP supply chain processes on site to continuously improve our operational performance
  • Manage Supply Chain KPI's and costs (i.e. Freight, Slow moving and obsolete materials, inventory at local
  • level and across cost centers through close collaboration with Manufacturing and regional Supply Chain
  • functions
  • Be an ambassador of a customer-centric mindset across local departments. Create an agile Supply Chain

You will be at the heart of our business by ensuring that the supply chain delivers according to our customers' needs.


Your professional profile includes:


  • Degree in engineering, economics, or related fields
  • At least 3 years of experience in managing and directly coordinating multiple resources
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good Knowledge of Supply Chain Management concepts, processes, and related hands-on implementation
  • experience
  • Work experience in a comparable environment (make to order manufacturing, a high number of SKUs, international customer and supplier base)
  • Business fluent in German and English, French is desirable
  • Excellent knowledge of the SAP and Microsoft Excel applications.
  • Availability for business trips as needed



Our benefits:


You have short, open, and honest communication channels in a great team. You work in a family atmosphere in an international working environment full of opportunities. Another plus: Thanks to a variety of training programs, we'll take you a big step forward in your professional and personal development.

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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