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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 5.1 billion in 2017. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 100 locations, the company has more than 11,100 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Raw Material Operational Buyer

Join us and celebrate the beauty of human experience. Create for happier, healthier lives, with love for nature. Together, with kindness and humility, we deliver food innovations, craft inspired fragrances and develop beauty and wellbeing solutions that make people look and feel good. There’s much to learn and many to learn from, with more than 16,800 employees around the world to explore ideas and ambitions with. Dive into varied, flexible, and stimulating environments. Meet empowered professionals to partner with, befriend, and stretch your skills alongside. Every day, your energy, your creativity, and your determination will shape our future, making a positive difference on billions of people. Every essence of you enriches our world. We are Givaudan. Human by nature.  

Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are passionate as you are? Then join us - and impact your world.


The Raw Material Operational Buyer is a centralized role close to the supply planning capability, focused on assigned vendors or categories, accountable and responsible for the entire Requisition & Fulfillment (R&F) processing. Reporting to the Raw Material R&F Team Lead you will manage raw material (RM) availability and plant or region specific issue resolution to ensure security of supply and take direction from the Supply Manager Team Lead and others in the team on specific tasks


You will:
•    PO Management: Release Purchase Orders to 3rd party suppliers according to sourcing and fulfillment instructions defined by the global Category Managers and within quality and time constraints. Track and follow up Purchase Orders deliveries to ensure security of supply
•    Issue Resolution: Manage Raw Material availability issue resolution with plant Raw Material planners. Coordinate delivery and quality non conformities in relation with plant partners. Support investigation of root cause analysis on invoice non conformities.

•    Supplier Management: Manage suppliers and their On Time In FULL performance. Resolve major suppliers’ issues and complaints. Implement improvement action plans discussed/agreed with Vendor Performance Analyst and Category Managers

You?

Your professional profile requires:
•    College or University degree
•    Fluent in English.
•    1 to 3 years of relevant experience in procurement R&F RM, Experience of knowledge transfer activity, SSC/GBS experience is an advantage
•    Expert knowledge of relevant SAP modules (MM, MRP) and Procurement tools.


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.
Every essence of you enriches our 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.



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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