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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.

Site Engineering & Maintenance Manager (Bethlehem,

Plant Engineering and Maintenance Manager


Your future position?

Are you looking to build a career with a world-leader? Do you want to be a part of a management team that will challenge and inspire you to be your very best every day? At Givaudan, we are the world leader in what we do capturing 25% of the flavors and fragrances industry market share, and we are looking for the newest member of our Bethlehem, PA management team. In this dual role, our Plant Engineering & Maintenance Manager will define, develop and direct all internal and external plant engineering and maintenance services for our Bethlehem site.


Key drivers of this role will be to plan, organize and implement necessary changes to support manufacturing organizational changes and strategies. To define, develop, justify and implement capital improvements for building utility, manufacturing processes and associated equipment.

Being the best at what we do means that we can offer you an environment that allows you to be the best at what you do. Take the time to apply online so that we can get to know you.


  • Achieve operational efficiency: Develop & direct internal maintenance activities including mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, and spare parts management with the goal of safely achieving required manufacturing equipment utilization, reliability, and efficiencies. Manage (evaluate, develop, and implement) procedures and equipment changes for maintenance effectiveness, predictive maintenance programs, EHS compliance, and building / other code compliance.


  • Enable site productivity: Direct all facilities services to provide appropriate support to operations groups. Provide oversight for project engineering related to facility capital projects. This includes evaluating needs, assessing options, defining costs / justifications, preparing credit request / project plans, and implementing projects to continually improve the manufacturing environment (focus on costs, efficiencies, yields, and quality). Manage third party service contracts by developing requirements, qualifying vendors, and providing service monitoring / improvements.


  • Utilize the very best of you: Possess experience managing multi-skilled teams (engineering / maintenance), strong communicator, results-oriented and strong service skills in a food and beverage production environment. Experience in managing multi-million dollar manufacturing projects, operating expense and capital budgeting, and work order / preventative maintenance programs.



Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come join us - and impact your world.

 Your professional profile includes:

• Bachelor of Science (or MS) degree in Engineering with minimum of 5-10 years experience in Manufacturing and Plant Engineering & Maintenance

• At least five years of leadership, management experience

• Must have lean manufacturing experience, TPM, Six Sigma, continuous improvement processes/methodologies

• Computer skills with a working knowledge of Word, Excel, and MS Project is highly preferred. Working knowledge of SAP is desirable.


Givaudan is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


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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