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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 6.2 billion in 2019. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 181 locations, the company has almost 14,969 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Regional Shipping Specialist

Regional Shipping Specialist (Flavors) - Your future position?


Job Scope:

  • Handle export shipments (local & drop) to Customers and Affiliates
  • Handle shipment related enquiries from internal and external customers
  • Involvement in Continuous Improvement (CI) Activities


Main Responsibilities:

  • Shipment booking. Provide information to forwarders for vessel / flight / truck / courier service booking
  • Follow up with the forwarders on booking details and provide the same to Customer Care Front Office (CCFO) / affiliates
  • Check Letter of Credit (LC) from Bank. Highlight to CCFO if requirements specific documents / shipment arrangement cannot be fulfilled
  • Shipment Planning. Perform shipment planning in SAP one day before GI / on GI day (depending on cargo readiness) to create shipping documents
  • Provide required shipping documents (shipping order, invoice, packing list, DG declaration, etc) to forwarders for Export permit declaration, Bill of Lading / Airway Bill preparation, FTA forms application, etc
  • Apply Chamber Certificate of Origin / Insurance Certificate, etc based on customer’s requirement. Follow up with relevant departments for other certificates / external test results required by customers
  • Collaborate with overseas affiliates / service provider on shipping documents for Drop-shipments
  • Provide full set of shipping documents to affiliates / CCFO by email for their forwarding to customers. Arrange to dispatch Original shipping documents to Bank / customers / affiliates
  • Archive shipping documents in SAP Shipments
  • Coordinate with team members on return shipments
  • Backup team members during their absence
  • Freight invoice verification
  • Provide support to Finance / QM during internal and external audits
  • Involve in CI activities (CI projects, PDCA, Gemba Walk, etc)



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



  • GCE "A" Level or equivalent 
  • 2 or more years in the industry handling Export shipments including LC negotiation, dangerous goods handling, etc
  • Knowledge of SAP required



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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