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International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

Raw Material Demand Planner

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. - Dayton, NJ

Job Description

45% - Ensure timely availability of raw materials within the supply chain in order to meet the customer requested delivery date against the lowest costs. Communicate all material shortages and changes to the existing procurement plan to Production Planning and Customer Service while engaging Quality Control, Global Procurement, the Sample Lab, and the Creative Labs as necessary. Maintain Raw Material Shortage Checklist and Dayton Priority List as appropriate, and communicate material rushes in order to minimize delays for priority orders.

20% - Convert purchase requisitions to purchase orders and track for North American flavors manufacturing plants to ensure materials are available when needed according to Global Planning JIT strategies.

20% - Manage material master data by using Global Planning Dashboard to manipulate stocking strategies in order to maintain proper inventory levels based on forecasted requirements and historical consumption.

10% - Review blocked invoices to prevent overcharges against contracted agreements. Resolve invoice discrepancies in SAP to promptly pay vendors for goods provided, and work with Accounting and Global Procurement as needed.

5% - Coordinate sourcing issues with Global Procurement and update vendor and material master data accordingly.

Required Skills

Required Skills

- Excellent verbal/written communication skills. Communication must be intelligent and articulate.

- Ability to work on a team, and interface with other teams.


- Be customer focused.

- Have solid analytical, problem-solving, and decision making skills.

Required Experience

Required Experience


- 4 years college education.

- 5 years of purchasing, production planning, or customer service experience in a manufacturing organization/environment.

- Working knowledge of MRP.

- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint)


- Bachelor's Degree in Logistics/Supply Chain or related field, or APICS CPIM/CSCP certification or equivalent.

- 5 years purchasing experience in a food/chemical manufacturing facility.

- SAP planning modules or similar ERP experience.

Job Location

Dayton, New Jersey, United States

Position Type


9 days 16 hours ago

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.


Raw Material Demand Planner International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. - Dayton, NJ, United States


Location: Dayton, NJ

Company Profile:
Stafford Allen, a miller, and Charles May, a druggist and herb grower, join forces to produce pure drugs in an era when sawdust was a routine ingredient on the pharmacy shelf. They focus on production of essential oils, especially sandalwood oil and clove. By the 1870s the company has branched out to Africa, where it obtains almond oil, cochineal, peach, and apricot kernels.