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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 I

Your future position?

 

Every single day, millions of people enjoy our flavors... morning, noon, and night. From the first cup of coffee in the morning to the last sip of cocoa at night, by way of breakfast, lunch, and dinner – plus the odd snack or two – people the world over spend their days enjoying the flavors we help to create in our customers’ products, across the range of food and beverage categories. Our manufacturing operations teams are some of the best in the world. We invest in their training, have an excellent tuition reimbursement program for personal and professional growth, promote from within, and a winning culture that focuses on everyone being able to work in a Challenging and Inspiring team while being able to show your passion for what you do best. We are a flavoring company – in this position you will stage raw materials for production and execute all transactions in a safe, timely, and accurate manner. 

 

Job Functions:

•Handles containers, drums and pails of material. 

•Operates forklifts and other powered material handling equipment. 

•Utilizes desktop, vehicle-mounted, and hand-held computers for receiving instructions and real-time inventory updates. 

•Maintains accurate records by use of Radio Frequency Bar Code equipment. 

•Stage raw materials and finished goods in and out of Production as required. 

•Some Material Handlers may be required to drive the Switcher (Yard Jockey) as the major percentage of their time. 

•Some Material Handlers may be required to kit material for compounding as the major percentage of their time.

•Loads and unloads trucks. 

•Labels and weighs containers and draws samples of food grade ingredients. 

•Evaluates raw materials in warehouses and production areas and submits questionable raw materials to Quality Control.

•Ensures compliance with all Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines. 

• Attends safety meetings and exercises constant care to prevent injury to self and others. ‘

•Maintains level of housekeeping/sanitation which meets the Company’s standards and guidelines.

 

Primary Qualifications: 

•High School diploma or equivalent required, with basic math, reading and record-keeping skills. Minimum of 1-year experience in computerized warehouse and real-time data collection and valid forklift license required (can be obtained on the job). 

•Familiarity with inventory systems, bar-coding experience preferred. 

•Must be able to follow written and flow-charted instructions. 

•Dependability, effective communication skills, attention to detail and commitment to providing quality and timely service are essential. 

•Must be flexible, safety-oriented, customer-focused and willing to work overtime as needed. 

•Must be able to lift 50 pounds unassisted and maneuver minimum of 5-gallon pails and 55-gallon drums with proper material handling equipment. 

•Must be able to operate material handling equipment safely and comply with GMPs.  

 

Your next career step?

 

Givaudan is not only the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances, but also a place where you can impact your world and contribute to solutions that touch and delight people all over the world every day. We encourage our employees to work on varied challenges and opportunities that foster growth and promote career development. For the latest opportunities, visit Job Opportunities on Engage to grow and shape your path.

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.

 

Givaudan is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D



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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