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Material Procurement Planner

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.



Location: Barcelona, Spain

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Estimate Raw Material needs to be based on  requirement and planning strategy
  • Forecasting communication to the supplier according to Buyer’s guidelines and Purchasing strategy 
  • Requisition analysis & issue PO to the selected supplier(s) according to Buyer’s guidelines 
  • Supplier’s PO confirmation checking 
  • Sample request from selected suppliers and management/follow-up with QC 
  • Monitor PO until reception and QC approval 
  • Liaise directly with the supplier for PO date and quantity maintenance 
  • Close contact with buyers and report incidents 
  • Anticipate future shortages “Missing Parts review” and take preventive actions in coordination with Buyers (Airfreight, alternative sourcing, …) 
  • Apply Firmenich planning policies in order to optimize inventory levels and limit inventory write-off
  • Review KPIs of the department on a daily basis
  • Actively participate in departmental meeting (Nonconformance meeting, Purchasing meeting…)

 

We Value:

 

  • Bachelor degree in a technical, scientific or supply chain discipline
  • Fluent in English, other languages such as French would be an advantage
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional environment
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Computer literate, SAP (APO/R3) experience is an asset
  • APICS certification a pre-requisite

 

We Offer: 

 

 

  • A fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the flavors, taste, beauty and fragrance industries
  • Being a privately-owned company we have a history of taking risks, which can lead to innovation and breakthroughs. Our independence gives us the freedom to control our destiny.
  • Leadership, learning, training and development plans
  • Passion for technology in the creation of fragrances and flavors of the future
  • Creative mindset to inspire our customers and consumers worldwide

 

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