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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.

Project Engineer

As a Project Engineer in Ede, Netherlands, you will join the Operations team and will report to the Site Operations Head. We are looking for an experienced project engineer with great people skills. You will execute the investment in a new production line and improvement projects like new technology, productivity improvements, EHS and Quality improvements to improve our plant positions in all dimensions (safety, cost, quality, service and sustainability). It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs, deliver high value and are skilled at fostering strong relationships. In this position you will be based in Ede - for a tour of our factory, click on this link. 

In this exciting role you will be working on:
●    Project management: you will manage larger technical / CAPEX projects yourself, applying PM methodology. Business Case, scope determination, reporting on spending and progress hold no secrets to you;

●    Control and execution: You will organise and coordinate the performance of the project from start to finish. You will support the collaboration between internal and external participants and monitor the results within the scope of your projects;
●    Business Partnering: with your project management skills and your technical background, you challenge the business – is this investment the best way forward, is it the right priority; 

●    Continuous improvement: you apply continuous improvement principles and implement them further; create structure and unity in ways of working and improve work processes. You make sure standards are met and help people prioritize;
●    Stakeholder management: work with all partners as manufacturing, maintenance, regional engineering and other site teams to ensure delivery of products to our customers, whilst safeguarding resources and budget. Be a gatekeeper and act as a partner towards Manufacturing. Develop partnerships with EAME Naturals Operations and EAME/Global M&E network;
●    Safety & Compliance: as a Project Manager (process) safety and compliance is in your DNA and you inspire others to act accordingly.
Are you able to combine a very structured approach with top-notch people skills? Do you like to work with an experienced team with a varied set of competencies? Do you like to develop your project management skills and put them into practice inspiring and guiding others? Then join us - and impact your world.
Your professional profile includes:
●    At least HBO level education in a technical area (eg. mechanical or process engineering)
●    Additional education in Project Management
●    5+ years of experience in leading complex projects in the Food or Chemical industry 
●    Fluent English and Dutch 
●    Comprehensive working knowledge of Excel; SAP is beneficial
●    Ability to work cross functionally, in a matrix environment


The offer we have in store for you is a rewarding compensation package. And, more important, you have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally, within a challenging and inspiring environment. 

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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