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Finished Goods Planner

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Apodaca, MX, 66603

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

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 Raw Material Planner to join our Planning team located in Apodaca Nuevo León México.


About You 


As the Finished Goods Planner, you will be responsible to coordinate the planning activities . You will enforce adherence to relatable KPIs, SOPs, documentation, email compliance, and quality assurance to meet and exceed productivit and safety goals. The Finished Goods Planner must be  be able to multi-task in high stress environments, have strong and effective communication skills, and the abiltiy to work independently with little supervision.

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities:


  • Accomplishes manufacturing results by communicating job expectations; plan monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Helps completes production plans; monitor work results and progress; establishing priorities; resolving problems; identify and escalate any risks to future production plans (ie material supply, technical approval, process capability); work with the production planning and operation’s supervisors to validate/analyze actual operational capability versus theoretical capability
  • Maintains standard operating procedures by monitoring steps of the process; setting process variables; monitoring personnel and resources; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points or record-keeping systems; implementing change
  • Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests. Develop and maintain weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports; maintain management’s on time performance levels
  • Initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation and collaboration between departments with diligent communication via email, phone and face to face.


Required Skills


  • Must be able to multi-task in a high stress environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point
  • Demonstrated skills in conflict management, time management, process management and customer servicing. Driven for results.
  • Must be able to interact well with various departments.
  • Strong and effective oral and written communication skills.


Required Experience 

  • From 1 or 2 years or more experience in a planning role
  • Experience on food industry within manufacturing pants
  • Solid working knowledge of SAP
  • Advanced English knowledge
  • Advanced Excel kowledge.

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…