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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.

Continuous Improvement Specialist

Continuous Improvement Specialist – Your future role? 

In this role you will support the Continuous Improvement (CI) maturity increase within the organization and boost capability building, CI mindset & practice embedment in line with the CI objectives. You will report to the Budapest office CI Lead and will be responsible for service and performance improvement through training, mentoring and consultancy.


In this role you will:

Support: you will continuously support the teams (e.g.: finance, Procure To Pay, Demand To Cash, HR, Enterprise Data Management ) to develop their maturity in terms of performance management and continuous improvement according to the actual CI Roadmap. You will also support the efficiency increase in line with the actual business needs and objectives.


Training / Mentoring / Consulting: you will train, mentor and consult CI Champions, Green Belts and team leads in the departments, as well as work closely with team members and use the best tools/methods from the LSS toolbox to develop solutions and execute them.


Analyse: you will evaluate the teams’ CI maturity and advise what tools / methods to use to develop the identified improvement areas. You will keep the project tracking system, and the CI maturtity level database up to date. 



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 and join the team – and impact your world.


You have:



  • College/ University degree preferably in the field of Economics 
  • Fluency in English and Hungarian
  • Six Sigma + Lean Black Belt
  • Experience in Visual Performance Management (Daily Huddle / Kanban meeting) establishment and facilitation is an advantage
  • 3 years’ experience in full time CI / Six Sigma / Lean / Innovation Role
  • Understanding of work organizational models
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Good presentation skills 
  • GBS / SSC experience is an advantage


Our benefits:


  • Great compensation package including bonus and cafeteria
  • Continuous learning
  • Career development opportunities
  • Health insurance
  • Free coffee/tea
  • Access to exclusive perfumes & employee shop with discounts

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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