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International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

Supply Chain Specialist - Leadership Trainee

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. - Hazlet, NJ

We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are 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.

Our 7,300 team members globally take advantage of leading consumer insights, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to develop differentiated products.

Dreamers and doers, we work tirelessly to discover flavors and fragrances that inspire customers and delight consumers. We are fueled by our four corporate values of passion, creativity, expertise and empowerment. It is the unique blend of these values that make us IFF. These qualities can be seen and felt throughout our amazing 129 year history and will continue to guide us as we explore our limitless possibilities and develop new-to-world solutions that enhance the lives of millions around the globe.

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IFF is looking for a high potential individual for our leadership trainee program. If you are a college graduate and interested in developing your leadership / business skills we invite you to apply to join our team. This role will develop an understanding of our business by performing key projects within our fragrance manufacturing organization. Applicants must have strong analytical skills in addition to leadership potential with a strong desire to drive process improvement.

This position will start out the learning phase in the Supply Chain areas of Planning, Customer Support, Logistics, and Inventory Control.


Review current and upcoming orders to ensure timely shipping


Effectively process and communicate changes and delays on customer orders.

Generate and distribute daily reports

Communicate effectively with team members.

Coordinate functions between manufacturing departments to ensure plant metrics are upheld

Inventory Control and Analysis

Review current inventory finished good and raw materials

Work with customer service representatives and inventory control to move slow moving product.

Master Data

Ensure ERP system (SAP) is properly updated.

Required Skills

Leadership Skills - demonstrated leadership qualities in other areas work or non-work related

Communication Skills - demonstrated strong communication skills with a diverse population


with superiors and peers

Drive for Results - demonstrate drive to achieve results in tasks and to a superior result

Analytical Skills - demonstrate the ability to analyze data and people


form conclusions or use analysis to prepare projects/tasks for future delivery

Learning Agility - demonstrated skill to learn in multiple ways through on the job learning, reading, learning form others as a part of continually developing your skills and business results.

Self-Awareness - able to understand and communicate your own individual strengths and opportunities for improvement

Innovation Driven - demonstrated use of innovative process to improve processes through technology, process change/improvements, etc.

Technology Skills - demonstrated use of computer technology to drive improvement in processes

Required Experience

Minimum of a 4 year college degree in an appropriate field (supply chain, engineering, or business, etc.)

Job Location

Hazlet, New Jersey, United States

16 days 3 hours ago

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.


Supply Chain Specialist - Leadership Trainee International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. - Hazlet, NJ, United States


Location: Hazlet, NJ

Company Profile:
At IFF, we are inherently curious. We never accept the status quo, and constantly push ourselves to test the limits of today—and realize the promise of tomorrow. Built on a legacy of innovative firsts, we know that to succeed, we must all be explorers. For over 129 years, we have made it our business to practice the art of discovery. We iterate and evolve, adapting to rapidly shifting consumer preferences and customer demands.