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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.

Site RM Planner Supervisor

Site RM Planner Supervisor in Japan - Your Next Position?

Responsible for planning, scheduling and ordering of raw materials used in manufacturing facility to achieve and maintain KPI targets (PIR/golden rules/best practices, SLOB, etc.). Ensure that job tasks in the section are properly delegated and attended to by the responsible associates within the team.


In this position you will:

Function Management

  • Follow the parameterization in SAP.
  • Identify and resolve shortages through efficient scheduling to ensure an appropriate level of inventory following corporate standards.
  • Ensure customer (internal and external) response on time managing realistic daily plans considering capacity and raw material availability.
  • Work under the standards of quality, safety and industrial hygiene and good practices.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improvement.
  • Contribute to implement Planning Strategy aligned with the business needs.
  • Escalation point for resolution of problems, complaints and prioritisation issues.
  • Monitor workload and calendars to maintain the balance in the department.
  • Communicate and interact with areas involved, in order to solve issues.
  • Achieve and maintain service level targets.
  • Obsolescence Control (use of SLOB Tool for Inventory at Risk assessment).
  • Provide mid-long term forecast to procurement.
  • Produce daily, weekly and monthly status reports (e.g. COOISPI schedule, OTS, past due purchase orders) and distribute.
  • Review customer orders for raw materials resale demands. Create repack process orders as needed and release to production.
  • Resolve or escalate issues related to orders, working with production, customer care and regional and global affiliates as required.

People Management

  • Recruit, train, coach Planning Team.
  • Supervise staff to ensure that all tasks are performed. Document performance and provide on- going feedback (e.g., conducting mid-year and end-year reviews), addressing behavior and job performance issues, recommending hiring, and annual salary increases.




  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Foreign Trade or others
  • At least 5 years of experience in the area
  • APICS Certification Desired
  • ERP/MRP expertise
  • Strong affinity to systems and analytical tools (Desired SAP, BI,BO)
  • Language skills: English – Fluent
  • Microsoft office expertise




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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