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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.

Shipping Administrator


Perform various day-to-day administrative tasks related to inbound materials transportation and outbound orders shipping in coordination with Warehouse Operations and Customer Care with the objective to minimize transport costs while providing the necessary level of service to meet operational requirements and customer satisfaction.


Core Responsibilities

  • Perform a range of administrative activities to facilitate the timely and accurate shipment of materials, equipment, products, packages, and documents.
  • Coordinate the incoming and outgoing transport within an assigned area.
  • Coordinate transport complaints and implement corrective solution within due time.
  • Prepare and maintain shipping records; prepare bills of lading; compute duties, tariffs, price conversions, weights, and volumes.
  • Monitor and track the delivery of materials/products to inbound/outbound or customer warehouse(s) as per agreed/committed date. Provides special follow-up on shipments of critical materials.
  • Optimise and/or introduce flows related to transport and distribution.
  • Communicate with external organisations (for example customs authorities or shipping agents) to verify customs requirements and negotiate shipping costs and times.
  • Perform other general administrative tasks as required.


Academic Background

  • Vocational diploma in logistics         


Professional Experience

  • Overall work experience of 1 to 2 years in logistics in a manufacturing environment (4 to 5 years if high school diploma)


Technical Skills

  • Good understanding of shipping and receiving regulations and protocol
  • Good knowledge of local and international material/product safety/security norms and regulations
  • Knowledge of supply chain dependencies and processes
  • Basic knowledge of production process flow and scheduling
  • Good computer skills (MS Office, SAP)

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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