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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.

Continuous Improvement Lead

Join us and celebrate the beauty of human experience. Create for happier, healthier lives, with love for nature. Together, with creativity and imagination, we deliver food innovations, craft inspired fragrances and develop beauty and wellbeing solutions. There’s much to learn and many to learn from, with more than 16,800 employees around the world to explore ideas and ambitions with. 
In China, our mission started more than 30 years ago. We built our success with high-quality products, high ethical standards, and humility. Now, from one our 14 innovative locations across the country, every day, your passion, your expertise, and your commitment to excellence 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.  

Continuous Improvement Lead at Givaudan Changzhou – Your future position?

 

As Continuous Improvement Lead in our Fragrance & Beauty Division, your working location will be in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province. Reporting to China Ops Head, you will lead the continuous improvement of Fragrance & Beauty China to support Shanghai, Changzhou & Guangzhou sites plus supply chain functions to achieve our focus KPI targets and support our 2025 operations strategy. Sound intriguing? It could well be your perfect opportunity if you are a natural communicator and would welcome the following challenges:

  • Lead company continuous improvement activity and coordinate with global & regional CI COE team to cascade the program down to shop floor level.
  • Facilitate the country and site level CI program and provide the technical support to relevant department for execution of CI program.
  • Develop and maintain system for continuous improvement for F&B China
  • Effectively support the daily operation and staff’s training.
  • Research, evaluate and recommend methodologies in technology, equipment, system or other scopes that will enhance the manufacturing capabilities.
  • Work with other departments on new products, quality related problems and technological process improvements to meet the requirement from customers.
  • Take charge of the overall EHS work in the responsible area and accountable for behaviors that fail to follow rules, procedures or accepted work practices
  • Make EHS an integrate part of your job and lead by example
  • Know the EHS requirements of the jobs performed by the people supervised and understand the hazards and risk in the responsible area.

 

You?

Are you creative, outgoing and open-minded? Do you have strong leadership skills? Are you someone 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:

  • Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and implementation of operations excellence methodologies, including lean, 6 Sigma, and etc.
  • At least 6 - 10 years’ continuous improvement management experience.
  • Black belt certificate is big plus
  • Be good at team work;
  • Integrity & Honesty;
  • Bachelor degree in the chemistry or a relative field;
  • The 3~ 5 years CI working experience in the chemical field;

 

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.



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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