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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.

Material Handler

BASIC FUNCTION

Assists in leading the distribution and/or warehouse staff in their basic functions, including providing instructions, delegating work, and acting as a liaison between material handlers, freight forwarders, supervisor, and/or manager

 

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

Proficient in performing requirements of  all Material Handler levels
Provides guidance to Material Handlers regarding work instructions, GMP’s, Safety, Operations and Departmental Procedures & Guidelines
Work in accordance with all relevant requirements including, but not limited to GMP, AIB, OSHA, HACCP, FDA, USDA and internal safety guidelines
Contributes to the overall safety of the department by following and enforcing safety guidelines
Enforce compliance of all sanitation cleaning procedures and general housekeeping guidelines with employees
Responsible for prioritizing work, implementing, and training safe material handling concepts. Conduct Safety Meetings, conduct safety inspections, identify workplace hazards, identify and implement corrective actions
Attends site training sessions, including, but not limited to hazardous waste training
Provides material flow information to Planning, Production, Quality Control, Customer Service, and other relevant sites
Responsible for the management of all inbound and / or outbound orders, domestic shipping documents, customer order shipment and billing and the communication of order status in Givaudan system
Coordinates shipments in accordance  with all Federal and UN shipping (i.e. IATA, DOT, FAA) regulations and all customer requests including preparation and maintenance of related documents
Maintains level of housekeeping/sanitation/food safety and safety which meets Company’s standards and guidelines
Identify deviations and document/communicate them in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures
Leads lean activities
Excellent attendance, flexibility, enthusiasm and a positive approach to work performance
Other tasks as assigned

 

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or equivalent required
Minimum of 6 years work experience in computerized warehouse.
Prior experience working in lead capacity
Minimum of 1 year experience operating forklift and other powered material handling equipment
SAP, bar coding experience is required
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
 
 

 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

Solid understanding of domestic or international shipping and receiving regulations and protocols, warehouse process flow, production process flow, productions scheduling, and customer service needs
Capability of handling multiple workload priorities simultaneously in a fast paced environment
Strong leadership competencies including team building, proactive problem solving and ability to interact with variety of employees
Operation of computers - desktop, and hand held for receiving, and real time inventory updates and customer order shipments
Excellent communication skills including ability to lead and motivate
Ability to obtain DOT, FAA, IATA and HAZMAT certification within 90 days



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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