Global Master Planner
International Flavors & Fragrances
Tilburg, North Brabant, NL, AA
3 dagen geleden

Job Description

At IFF, the heart of our company is fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking what if? That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages.

We are looking for the next Global Master Planner to join our new centralized planning organization in Tilburg, Netherlands.

The Global Master Planner is responsible for maximizing the availability of products (OTP) and balance working capital inventory investment while ensuring customer satisfaction in the most cost-efficient way.

The Global Master Planner essentially controls and maintains all masterdata that is the basis for material availability in all compounding plants.

The Global Master Planner will assist the commercial teams to determine customer needs and create supply chain solutions for them, coordinate planning of raw materials with the global procurement team to optimize cost and ensure no disruption in supply to production while ensuring forecast data is accurate for contracting,

The Global Master Planner will also provide coaching and guidance to the central planning team, who will be responsible for the inventory levels and master data entered / maintained,

The role is to act as the liaison between commercial and the global supply chain planners for all expected significant demand shifts (i.e. New Wins)


  • Maintain the Master data for assigned Manufacturing plants
  • Collaborate with site supply chain managers / customer services to review significant shifts in demand
  • Cascade and monitor planning best practices to the global supply chain planners
  • Contribute to and support the development and improvement of global supply chain strategies.
  • Develop and analyze planning performance indicators in line with the global supply chain strategies.
  • Train and guide the global supply chain planners.
  • Share best practices with site planners
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor / Academic degree in logistics, supply management, operations management or relevant discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in an operations / supply chain environment
  • Must have strong understanding of SAP MRP and related applications in managing demand and supply and the material flow through the supply chain.
  • Requires the ability to manage expectations in an international environment with geographically dispersed stakeholders from various functions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • APICS certification preferred
  • At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status.

    We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.

    Visit IFF / careers / workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more

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