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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.

Supply Chain Manager

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.  
 

 

Supply Chain Manager, your future position?

 

In this role, you will play a key role in Givaudan’s Taste & Wellbeing business. Reporting to the Head of Operations, you will be responsible for providing Supply Chain oversight for our Flavour operations. You will lead the demand/supply planning and execution ensuring that products are manufactured and supplied on time with optimal quality standards and production costs to achieve our customers’ satisfaction.

 

Your core responsibilities will be:

 

Strategy design and execution

  • Provide key supply chain inputs to the Operations business plans and participate in the design of the regional Supply Chain strategy and definition of related objectives based on input provided by other regional functions, e.g. Commercial or Business Development.
  • Adapt and implement the regional supply chain strategy, and oversee the design and execution of related tactical and operational plans to meet regional and local Operations objectives.

 

Function management

  • Lead the execution of the developed strategies aligned with the business needs in order to reach and maintain the KPI´s of each area under SCM following the best practices at the most cost effective process.
  • Collaborate closely with internal and external stakeholders in line with the company´s strategy, targets and leadership principles.
  • Oversee the smooth execution of local demand and supply planning as well as inventory management, ensuring material availability while maintaining cost control and following best practices.
  • Place an active role in the development of the supply chain network.
  • Organize reliable, efficient and safe warehouse and shipping operations.
  • Act exemplary in terms of behavioural safety and keep expectations high with respect to safety targets.
  • Executes the annual operating plan within approved budget.
  • Ensure that the site complies to trade affairs regulations on import and export.
  • Select and manage customs brokers.
  • Coordinate transportation along with regional transportation department.

 

People management

  • Oversee the execution of annual human resources processes within the local Supply Chain and Planning team(s) and validates related results.
  • Work with the local Operations and regional Supply Chain management, as well as HR Business Partner(s), in recruiting and developing a local talent pipeline.
  • Develop and promote local Supply Chain & Planning talents within and outside Operations at local and regional level.

 

You?

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 as passionate as you are? Then come and join us – and impact your world.

 

Your professional profile includes:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or related discipline.
  • At least 10 years of experience in manufacturing operations with strong background in supply chain, planning, logistics, quality and/or materials management, including exposure to M&A projects, organizational change, operational restructuring, business process redesign, systems implementations, enterprise risk for complex organizations.
  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in people management.
  • Understanding of Forecasting (Statistical Models).
  • APICS Certification preferred.
  • ERP/MRP expertise.
  • Strong affinity to systems and analytical tools (Desired SAP, BI, BO).
  • Fluency in English.

 

Our Benefits:

  • Hybrid working model.
  • Health insurance coverage.
  • Career Development Opportunities with access to many virtual learning sessions.
  • International working environment
  • Annual bonus.
  • Gym discount.

 

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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