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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 Planner (m/f/div)

Responsible for material requirements planning (MRP) activities for a group of countries, including (raw) materials ordering and inventory, as well as production planning and scheduling, in order to secure that products can be manufactured and supplied on time to customers as per defined quality standards and operative KPIs (PIR/golden rules/best practices, SLOB, etc.).



Core Responsibilities:


• Enter and maintain material requirements data in MRP/SAP system(s); test and validate system configuration whenever updated/changed.

• Liaise with Demand Planners as well as Commercial and Manufacturing organizations to review customer orders and agree on production plans and schedules.

• Refine/finalize production schedules based on inventory levels and material requirements.

• Provide production schedules and related supply forecasts to procurement to secure (raw) material availability.

• Place, track and file orders for (raw) materials;

• Work with the purchasing organization to resolve material availability, quality or vendor issues.

• Monitor and check accuracy of supply and inventory data in related systems (SAP, SLOB, etc.).

• Monitor production schedules to inform the Demand Planners, Customer Care and Commercial organizations about product delivery dates or resolve delays.

• Identify and implement opportunities for improvement in terms of supply planning and service to customers.

• Issue and distribute status reports (e.g. COOISPI schedule, OTS, past due purchase orders) as required.

• Work under the standards of quality, safety and industrial hygiene.



Academic Background:


• Vocational diploma in Logistics.

• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Foreign Trade or others preferred.

Professional experience

• Minimum 4 years of experience in the area of materials management and planning.



Technical Skills:


• APICS certification desired.

• ERP/MRP expertise.

• Strong affinity to systems and analytical tools (Desired SAP, BI,BO).

• Language skills: English * Fluent.

• Microsoft Office Suite expertise.

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.
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