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Naturex is an international leader in plant extraction and the development of natural ingredients and solutions for the food, health and beauty sectors. Naturex operates its business through three business units, food and beverage, health and nutrition and personal care. The company operates 16 production locations around the world and employs around 1,700 people. Naturex became part of Givaudan in 2018. 

Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, and fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. 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

Raw Material Planner

Naturex AG, a company of the Givaudan Group, is a supplier to the food and, among others, the baby food industry. We produce high-quality fruit and vegetable powders and pectins at our sites in Bischofszell and Burgdorf which are sold worldwide.

As a Raw Material Planner you will manage a large and diverse portfolio of raw materials for the produc-tion sites in Bischofszell and Burgdorf. You will manage the timely availability of raw material to ensure optimal supply to our customers and will lead initiatives to improve our inventory and service level. You will be based in Bischofszell and report directly to the Planning Manager.

Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs and bring value.

You Will:

  • Determine raw material requirements by means of using Material Requirements Planning (MRP) to balance forecasted demand and actual inventory levels
  • Ensure efficient availability of raw materials for our production, against the lowest possible inventory levels, through collaboration across the entire supply chain
  • Work with Global Procurement on supplier management and purchasing and supporting on the long-term strategy
  • Manage (review and update) MRP master data
  • Optimisation of inventory levels: identification and categorisation of slow moving raw materials and defining the mitigation regarding raw material management
  • Proactively identify, propose and implement Continuous Improvement (optimisation) along the supply chain
  • Monitor and interpretation of raw material related Measurement's and corresponding action in case of target deviation

Are you someone who wants to grow your world? Who excels being in a culture where you can express y-ourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then join us – and improve your world.

You Have:

  • University degree in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Logistics, Business Administration
  • At least 2 years of experience in Supply Chain Planning or Purchasing is preferred
  • Business Fluent in German and English
  • Affinity with ERP systems and analytical tools (for example SAP, BI, BO)
  • Microsoft Office Suite expertise (especially Microsoft excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets))
  • APICS certification is of advantage

Our Benefits

  • Flexible working hours
  • Personal development opportunities in a successful corporate environment
  • Direct daily collaboration with global partners
  • Free parking
  • Company shop

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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