Senior Raw Material Planner in Gebze, Turkey

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Senior Raw Material Planner

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Date:Jun 7, 2024

Location: Gebze, Kocaeli, TR, 41400

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Role Overview

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 Senior Raw Material Planner to join our Planning team located in Turkey, Gebze!

Key Responsibility

• Plan both short-and long-term to align supply and demand to support inventory needs.

• Facilitate collaboration meetings with stakeholders and vendors to review purchase forecasts, proposed orders, and other operational issues.

• Monitor movement of materials through purchasing, storage, production, and retail distribution

• Set preferred stock levels and prevent excess inventory.

• 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.

• Optimization and continuous improvement of material availability; global inventory days; inventory write-off; and obsolete/slow moving inventory.

• Design and create new tools to help improve the planning functions of supply chain.

• Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery, and compliance to terms of contracts.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related fields.

• 5-10 years experience in operational planning or a similar role

• Knowledge of MS Office tools (specially Excel)

• Excellent business English communication skills

• Effective communication skills

• Analytical and quantitative skills

• Ability to handle high-pressure situations.

• Accountability

• Continuous improvement attitude

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 to learn more…

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