IFF is a leading creator of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products and packaged goods. Consumers experience these unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty care, detergents and household goods, as well as beverages, confectionary and food products. The Company leverages its competitive advantages of brand understanding and consumer insight combined with its focus on R&D and innovation, to provide customers with differentiated product offerings. IFF is a member of the S&P 500 Index. We have sales, manufacturing and creative facilities in over 30 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit our website at www.iff.com.
The Global Creative Catalog Analyst will report directly to the Creative Catalog Manager and will be a member of the Global Technical Perfumery and Strategic Review Committee (SRC) Teams. This person will work closely with several cross-category groups which include: Fragrance Ingredients, Global Procurement, Global Supply Chain as well as Regulatory. The incumbent will also interact with Perfumers and business units so as to drive raw material strategy and thereby (re)formulation strategy which meet customers’ and consumers’ needs. The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of mining, developing and monitoring raw material/fragrance information from the aforementioned groups and applying it to maintain a strategic raw materials portfolio (creative catalog) as well as update Key Performance Indices that support a clear ingredient strategy (short, middle and long term).
The incumbent is responsible for linking feedstock constraints (or opportunities) in Fragrance Ingredient plants and external suppliers, raw material cost information, and perfumer raw material usage profiles so as to support Creative Catalog manager in removing/adding/limiting raw materials in the creative catalog.
The incumbent will analyze raw material usage and fragrance data and summarize key factors to Creative Catalog Manager and Global Technical Perfumery Director as well as the aforementioned cross-category groups by using several software applications (e.g. Power BI).
Coordinate with IT existing system improvements and evolution to support SRC and creative management team so as to set up a fact based ingredient strategy across divisions (GRA, R&D, GP, Fragrance Ingredient, ST&I). This includes the following:
The incumbent is responsible for completing and maintaining raw material attributes Masterfile (interim) and will actively collaborate with IT in developing a single source of data retrieval for perfumer and business units.
The candidate will also contribute to large IT development projects using AI technology (analysis and predictive modelling) by partnering with Data Scientists in identifying data to supplement above initiatives with the goal to increase efficiency within strategic catalog management, raw material replacement and reformulation processes.
Required Skills Required Experience
This person may be asked to assist the Swim Director with administrative tasks at times. Also demonstrates a commitment to Y Core Values- Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.