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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 5.5 billion in 2018. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 145 locations, the company has almost 13,600 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Head of Flavours Operations, Melaka

Head of Flavours Operations, Melaka – Your future position?

The Flavours Operation Head for Melaka will lead the site operations in Flavours with focus on strategy deployment and Superior Customer Experience to lead the operation to a high level of operational effectiveness. Full accounta-bility for ensuring safety, order fulfillment, customer quality, cost and delivery requirements are met. Responsible for developing a motivated and agile team through employee engagement and collaboration. This person will be the single point of contact for Flavour Operations at the Givaudan Flavours and Fragrance Malaysia Sdn Bhd factory and having overall responsibility for Flavour manufacturing and Supply Chain. In this exciting role you will:

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of manufacturing and supply chain best practices to raise the level of operational effectiveness to a higher level.
  • Develop and implement key performance indicators for each area of responsibility within the plant operations func-tion.
  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing operations team that meets agreed objectives and which delivers best practice results and continuous improvement.
  • Allocate resources effectively to achieve production targets for order fulfillment.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure a superior customer experience.
  • Establish and maintain standard work and processes to ensure consistent standards that meet both prescribed quality and efficiency requirements.
  • Manage the industrialization process to ensure the effective and smooth integration of new product introduction and commercial production.
  • Ensure safe and environmentally responsible operations.
  • Promote Continuous Improvement culture with a strong focus on driving Operations Excellence.
  • Participate in the long term development of the site operations to support the business in Asean.

Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who need a new challenge and bring excellent contribution to company? Then come and join us - and impact your world.


Your professional profile includes:

  • Degree in Chemistry, Engineering or Supply Chain with 10 years manufacturing experience in a chemical, Flavours & Fragrances, food or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong technical knowledge of manufacturing processes with good working knowledge of chemical or food pro-cessing, manufacturing system and supply chain management.
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to lead a cross-functional team for high performance.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing and SAP an advantage
  • Strong leaderships and communications skill to influence strategy deployment and effective implementation.
  • Effective stakeholder management
  • Strategic mindset to develop a world class manufacturing environment
  • Continuous improvement mindset intiative to introduce positive changes
  • Customer focus to deliver a superior customer experience through an agile Supply Chain.
  • Anaytical with good problem solving capability
  • Collaborative and team player.



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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