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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.

Supply Chain Production Planner

Together with our customers in food and beverage, we create products that delight consumers the world over. From your favorite drink, to your daily meal, we are there, inviting you to engage your senses every day. While our flavorists create, it is our operations teams that produce. We develop and empower our operations employees to do what they do best -- look to improve on efficiencies that move our products to our customers.


Reporting to a planning manager, you will be a part of the team that is essential to our ability to maintain the leadership position we have in our industry. In this Cincinnati-based position, you will represent either a particular category (liquids as an example), or a particular site, as we move our finished goods through production.


  • Efficiency and Optimization: Manage the daily production schedule to ensure customer orders are manufactured observing commitments to customers. Build relationships at site, region and globally within the Supply Chain organization and cross-departmentally. Build relationships to ensure successful execution of production plans. Help develop training programs, manuals and methods of implementation to assure stable and best practice execution.


  • Partner and Influence: Keep customer care and operations team advised of any order issue affecting service levels. Update order information as warranted. Work with material planners to resolve raw material issues. Build constructive relationship with partners and teams such as Customer Care, Production, Scheduling, Raw Material planning, Quality, Transport, and GBS Supply Planning.


  • Learn and Develop: Develop an understanding of the replenishment and production systems including MRP, demand and capacity. Develop understanding of technological, food safety and dietary require-ments around produced items and production sites, such as allocation matrix, Halal, Kosher. Perform special projects to increase efficiency of Planning Department and site. Keep current by having keen attention to detail, commitment to quality, and a sense of urgency as you work on cross functional teams.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Business Administration or equivalent
  • 4+years related experience
  • Knowledge of ERP/MRP systems (SAP), production planning and inventory management principles
  • Experience with Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets)
  • APICS certification or similar supply chain training a plus
  • Lean, Six Sigma certifications a plus


Comprehensive Medical Plans and a High Matching 401k

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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