Manufacturing Production Manager
Budd Lake, NJ 
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description

Join us and celebrate the beauty of human experience. Create for happier, healthier lives, with love for nature. Together, with our customers, we deliver food innovations, craft inspired fragrances and develop beauty and wellbeing solutions. There's much to learn and many to learn from, with more than 16,000 employees around the world to explore ideas and ambitions with.

In the USA, we develop, market and produce a wide array of solutions from our 25 most innovative sites, based across the country. Stretch your skills, create and get inspiration from passionate colleagues. Every day, your energy, your thirst for knowledge, and your creativity will shape our future, making a positive difference on billions of people. Every essence of you enriches our world. We are Givaudan. Human by nature.

As our next Manufacturing Production Manager, reporting to the Production and Warehouse Director, you will manage the production of our intermediate or finished fragrance products ensuring that all materials are produced and packaged on time and compliant to the guidelines of Good Manufacturing Practices within quality and safety standards and cost goals for service requirements to customers.

You will work in Mt. Olive, New Jersey.

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for:

  • Production Management
  • Control production of our fragrances, material flow, and inventory to achieve cost and quality targets and production schedules for the assigned production line(s).
  • Develop and increase production processes and overall organization on the basis of continuous improvement methods.
  • Obtain functions and enhance machinery and equipment in collaboration with the engineering department.
  • Identify and solve process- and product-related problems independently.
  • Develop the necessary investments.
  • Work in close collaboration with other operational departments.
  • Collaboration in CAPEX projects for the area.
  • Implementing CI tools as part of the improvement plan strategy
  • People Management
  • You will oversee the development of work teams within the department through coaching, training and engaging team members through cascading of goals, visual performance boards, performance management and ongoing communications of factory changes and performance.
  • Support employee involvement in safety, analytical, and lean programs, encouraging a teamwork atmosphere.

Technical Skills:

  • Expertise in world-class manufacturing concepts.
  • Expertise in product industrialization.
  • Expertise in change management.
  • Knowledge of business processes and system redesign.
  • Knowledge of financial concepts (e.g. OPEX, CAPEX).
  • Understanding of ISO, FSCC, GHP and GMP requirements, and EHS.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or a related discipline.
  • 5+ years experience as manager in manufacturing site with+50/100 employees tomanage under your department.
  • 2+ years of experience in people management.

Additional Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in a Technical Field.

What We Can Offer You:

  • Healthcare Plan:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • High matching 401k plan
  • Vacation days


At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people's lives. You work within an inspiring teamwork culture - where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.

Every essence of you enriches our world. Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners. Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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