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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 5.1 billion in 2017. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 100 locations, the company has more than 11,100 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Demand Planning Analyst

Join us and celebrate the beauty of human experience. Create for happier, healthier lives, with love for nature. Together, with kindness and humility, we deliver food innovations, craft inspired fragrances and develop beauty and wellbeing solutions that make people look and feel good. There’s much to learn and many to learn from, with more than 16,000 employees around the world to explore ideas and ambitions with. Dive into varied, flexible, and stimulating environments. Meet empowered professionals to partner with, befriend, and stretch your skills alongside. Every day, your energy, your creativity, and your determination will shape our future, making a positive difference on billions of people. Every essence of you enriches our world. We are Givaudan. Human by nature.  
 

 

Demand Planning Analyst, your future role?

 

You will be an important part of Taste & Wellbeing, which is at the heart of Givaudan. We have a rich history of creating flavours that strike an emotional chord with consumers. We are inspired by our rich heritage and our contribution to defining the evolution of the trends over time. We create flavours that shape people's lives.

 

Demand planning is instrumental in Givaudan’s continued strategic and operational-excellence. With focus on the Andean region, you will coordinate with relevant partners (Sales, Customer care, Supply chain), review historical data and identify trends, research demand drivers and analyse demand alerts to develop demand forecasts supporting excellence in our supply chain execution, ensuring exceptional customer experiences.

 

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, you will be based in our corporate office located in Bogota, working four days onsite and one from home a week.

 

Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if you always aim to exceed customer needs and you want to pursue a professional career at the world’s leader in flavours and fragrances.

 

Your main responsibilities will be:

 

  • Capture, analyse and update the forecast in the system (DP Toolkit) to achieve and improve main performance indicators (Forecast Accuracy and Forecast Bias) and to optimize inventory management.
  • Communicate analysis results to the commercial and operations departments (with internal and external clients) to take the appropriate actions to obtain the Forecast and achieve business targets.
  • Prepare and complete the monthly demand review with Sales
  • Monitor the evolution of the business (Losses, Profits) to identify improvement opportunities in the S&OP processes.
  • Manage the early warning process, including material/capacity availability (in collaboration with supply planning) to avoid delivery delays and material shortages to our customers.
  • Identify opportunities to improve the forecast with the objective of improving customer service under the targets set by the Supply Chain area.

 

 

You?

 

If you someone who wants to shape your own world, who excels 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 join us – and improve your world.

 

Your professional profile includes:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in similar roles of demand planning at large companies of the foods, chemical or ingredients industries.
  • Experience in international work settings.
  • Strong affinity to systems and analytical tools (SAP, BI/BO, or others).
  • Upper-intermediate level of English, both oral and written.
  • Knowledge of Forecasting (Statistical Models)
  • Advanced level of Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets).

 

 

Our Benefits

 

  • Annual bonus.
  • Medical insurance coverage.
  • Career Development Opportunities with access to many virtual learning sessions.
  • International working environment
  • Quality of Life program.

 

#LI-Onsite

 

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.
Every essence of you enriches our 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.
 

Remote working:  Hybrid



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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