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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.

Head of Supply Chain

Supply Chain Manager - Your future position?


As a Supply Chain Manager, you will ensure reliable, stable and state-of-the-art local Supply Chain processes in close, cross functional collaboration with local and external partners (e.g. logistic providers) following our strategy, targets and leadership principles. You will be based in Mako, reporting directly to the Operations Manager.


Sound interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if you, like us, always aim to exceed customer needs, provide value and are experienced at building relationships.


You will:


Supply Chain Operations:


  • Safety: Guide local projects in the Supply Chain area to support site goals in the area of Environment, Health and Safety. Leading by example and evolving a 'safety first' mindset across the organization are important elements
  • Quality: Ensure a improvement mentality in the local Supply Chain team with a clear 'zero defects' ambition. Support local and regional projects under the 'Engrained Quality' umbrella
  • Service: Manage internal Supply Chain functions and processes to bring 3rd party customer and inter-company service at or above target levels (i.e. on-time-to-request and in-full)
  • Cost and Budget ownership: Manage Supply Chain cost (i.e. Freight, Write-off's, PEX) at local level and across cost centers through close collaboration with Manufacturing and regional Supply Chain functions
  • Cash-Flow: Drive inventory improvement projects in collaboration with local and regional partners to increase inventory accuracy and optimize inventory levels overall
  • Customer Centricity: Be an ambassador of a customer-centric  mindset across local departments. Create an agile Supply Chain

Execution Excellence:


Lead local change management for regional and global improvement activities
Monitor SCM performance (including KPI cockpit and targets)

Leadership and Talent management:


Lead the local Supply Chain organisation 
Provide coaching and functional direction to direct reports
Hire local SCM staff and responsible for goals setting, evaluation and development
Develop local talents together with Operations Manager & Head EAME Supply Chain


You have:


  • University degree in the filed of Economics, Finance or Business management
  • Experience of 5 years in a comparable environment (make to order manufacturing, high number of SKUs, international customer and supplier base) 
  • At least 3 years experience in a broader leadership position
  • Good Knowledge of supply Chain Management concepts, processes and related hands-on implementation experience
  • Business fluent in English and in Hungarian
  • Project management expertise
  • Knowledge of LEAN or Six-Sigma methodology is a plus


Our Benefits:


  • Great compensation package including bonus and cafeteria
  • Continuous learning
  • Career development opportunities
  • Health insurance
  • Access to exclusive perfumes and employee shop with discounts

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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