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Sr. Manager NPI, Plainsboro New Jersey

Key Responsibilities:

  • Through the implementation of a stage-gate methodology, coordinate the transformation of company ideas into winning new products.
  • Primary point of contact for new product information in the business
  • Bring clarity to the business on new product introduction status, profitability and inventory.
  • Product life cycle management lead for the Flavors business
  • Control global discontinuation of products process for the Flavors business
  • Reduce Obsolescence due to new products and discontinuations. Eliminate data inconsistencies and errors
  • Manage items, structures, and changes across organizations for global production
  • Orchestrate the timely delivery of new or modified items. Coordinate readiness with global manufacturing plants, warehouses, and inventory organizations
  • Lead daily activities of Regional commercialization group. Drive inventory target accomplishment (relevant level) to support division strategy



  • 5 years’ experience with SAP and APO
  • Flavors/Perfumery background mandatory
  • Ample experience in Planning within a fast-paced / high number of materials environment
  • Tangible experience in implementing Stage-Gate processes for product commercialization


We value:

  • Proficiency with MS Office: Word, Excel and standard MS office software.
  • High level communications as this role will interact with senior management
  • Large database management expertise


We offer:

  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment
  • Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste
  • Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.


At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:


* Generous Paid Time Off!

* Quarterly Bonus Potential!

* Retirement Plans!

* 401(k) with Company Match!

* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!

* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!

* Flexible Spending Accounts!

* Tobacco-Free Campus!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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