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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.

Demand Planner EAME

Regional Demand Planner - Your future position?

 

Demand planning is instrumental in Givaudan’s continued strategic and operational excellence. In this role you will at regional level, focusing on the Western European region, build a consensus demand plan for the next 24 months, coordinating with relevant stakeholders (sales, customer care, supply chain). Identify trends, research demand drivers and analyse demand alerts in order to develop, update and maintain demand forecasts supporting excellence in execution and enabling exceptional customer experiences. 

 

In this exciting role you will be working on:

 

  • Demand planning: Identify and implement opportunities for demand plan improvements including forecasting accuracy and bias, business evaluation (losses, wins, lifecycle changes), new product introduction and first-time orders, seasonal and promotional activities. You will manage warning process and conduct regular demand review meetings with both the commercial organization and customers.

 

  • Stakeholder relationship: You will communicate and build strong relationships with Operations and Commercial teams (internal and external customers) and will be the primary interface between the supply chain and the commercial organization together with customer care.

 

  • Strategy and Continuous Improvement: You will contribute to the development and implement Demand Planning Strategy, focusing on the Western European region, aligned with Sales and Operations’ Roadmap. In line with the Givaudan DNA, you will be continuously looking and proposing process optimizations and simplifications to enhance the productivity and ultimately the customer experience. 

 

You?

Are you a expert in supply chain with advanced planning analysis techniques? Do you have strong communication skills alongside an open and proactive approach? Are you able to collaborate cross-functional and cross-cultural? Do you have excellent computer skills including ability to use complex queries and creating reports with database and spreadsheet programs? Then join us - and impact your world!

 

Your professional profile includes:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, and others
  • Minimum 4 years relevant work experience in inventory management, demand forecasting, supply chain management or financial planning, preferably in a multinational work environment.
  • Strong affinity to systems and analytical tools (SAP, BI/BO, etc.)
  • ERP/MRP Expertise
  • Microsoft office expertise
  • At ease with high volume of numbers and ability to combine overviews
  • Language skills: English – Fluent
  • Desired APICS Certification
  • Experience for working in a multicultural environment

 

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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