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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.

Raw Materials Planner

At Givaudan, we are committed to be the innovation partner of choice in offering customers superior and sustainable solutions.  As a raw material planner, you will be part of a site planning team responsible for material requirements planning (MRP) activities in order to secure that products can be manufactured and supplied on time to customers as per defined quality standards and operative KPIs.


Perform day-to-day Planning Activities

  • Reviews and analyzes procurement requirements in MRP (Material Requirement Planning) optimizing VMI, Consignment Stock, Raw Materials in accordance with MOQ and lead time to allow for on-time completion of manufacturing requirements as well as hitting KPI targets for on hand inventory.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the replenishment systems and processes being able to solve issues when they occur and also creating a proactive approach to manage profiles (materials)
  • Resolve or escalate issues working with internal and external stakeholders (production, customer care and global affiliates) as required.
  • Inventories Obsolescence Control (use of SLOB Tool for Inventory at Risk assessment) to achieve business waste and working capital targets.



  • Build constructive and effective relationships with cross functional teams and stakeholders (GBS,Logistics, Production, Quality, Transport, Customer Care).
  • Act as contact person for key internal and external stakeholders for operational topics.
  • Proactive co-operation with other work streams within the Givaudan’s Business Solutions (GBS) in overseeing the end-to-end process.



  • Improving system and processes utilization enhancing service to customers.
  • Share best-practices and ideas with your team, involve cross-functional teams if necessary to achieve the most efficient ways of working.
  • Supports cost reduction projects and improvement initiatives to achieve overall business objectives.
  • Opportunities for leadership and growth within the organization


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 work in a team as passionate as you?  Then come join us – and impact your world!


Key Skills Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration or equivalent planning experience is essential 
  • 2+ years of experience in supply planning, supply chain, production planning
  • SAP PP/MM module knowledge is as advantage
  • Strong affinity to systems and analytical tools (Desired SAP, BI,BO)
  • Microsoft Office Suite expertise
  • Analytical skills
  • Strong customer focus mindset
  • Lean green belt or project management experience is an advantage

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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