Senior Global Supply Chain Planner bij IFF

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Do you enjoy making customers happy by delivering materials in-time for events? And do you like solving the most urgent escalations? Are you keen on getting things in control by focusing on process improvements and structural solutions within your planning activities? Are you ambitious and do you want to make a great career in an international environment? If this is the case, please reach out in order for us to meet and further discuss this opportunity. The Senior Global Supply Chain Planner (Fragrances Business) is responsible for ensuring worldwide raw material availability.




Key responsibilities

  • Daily management of demands from compounding plants and making the purchases to replenish stock
  • Solve problems of raw material shortages
  • Liaise with the local material coordinators/ site supply chain managers to ensure a smooth and aligned day-to-day planning process
  • Participate in cross functional initiatives as the accountable person for fragrances planning
  • Optimization and continuous improvement of material availability; global inventory days; inventory write-off; and obsolete/slow moving inventory

We are in the middle of a centralization project. We are centralizing all our global supply chain activities, for the fragrances business, in our supply chain hub in Tilburg. Your input and experience is important for us in this project.

Required Skills

  • You have a good customer focus
  • You are a problem solver
  • You have strong developed analytical and communication skills
  • You are capable of dealing with change
  • You have a great sense of responsibility
  • You have a drive for results and you can act under high pressure
  • You have the ability to work autonomously
  • You are eager to learn and you have the ambition to develop yourself

Required Experience

  • We are looking for someone with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in supply chain management, logistics or operations management
  • At least three years of hands-on experience in a global supply chain environment
  • APICS certification is a plus
  • You are able to manage expectations in an international environment with geographically dispersed stakeholders from various functions
  • Proven talent with the ability to grow into the next step and is able to organize and prioritize workload
  • Excellent professional communication skills in at least English

We look forward to receiving your application!

Are you being challenged by this function? Then apply via the application form. Doesn’t the position suit you, but do you know someone who perfectly fits in the requested profile? Then forward this vacancy!

For questions about this vacancy you can contact Frank Ingenbleek, interim recruiter, +31 (0)6-43230578. For more information about us please visit our website:

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